Protesters Call On PECO To Give Up Efforts To Build Natural Gas Reliability Station In Marple Township – CBS Philly
PECO wants to build a natural gas reliability station there. PECO says they need it to keep up with demand.
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Marple Township rejected PECO’s request for a zoning exemption but PECO has filed an appeal in court.
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Protesters question if the reliability station is safe.
“We have a residence right here. What are we, 30 feet away? We’ve got a restaurant about the same distance. We’re worried about the hazards that it’s going to present for the young family that moved in next door and for the restaurant-goers, said Marple Safety Coalition member Greg Fat.
PECO’s court appeal is pending. It has also asked the Public Utility Commission to step in.
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