EXTON, PA — State Rep. Danielle Friel-Otten, D-Chester, and Sen. Katie Muth, D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks, will hold an informal meet-up with other legislators and public officials to paddle out and observe the cleanup at Marsh Creek Lake from Energy Transfer’s spill of industrial drilling mud this week.
Otten and Muth will guide attendees to the affected area of the lake to see how the cleanup efforts are going and monitor the impacts of the spill on the water and surrounding areas.
WHAT: State Rep. Danielle Friel-Otten and Sen. Katie Muth will meet with legislators and public officials to paddle out on the water and assess the damage and cleanup efforts from Energy Transfer’s most recent industrial drilling mud spill.
WHEN: Friday, August 14. Attendees are welcome to come by any time between 9 a.m. and noon.
WHERE: Marsh Creek State Park; 675 Park Road, Downingtown, PA 19335.
Otten and Muth are asking attendees to bring their own boat/kayak/paddleboard/canoe. If you do not have personal equipment, Marsh Creek Watersports, located within the park, opens at 9 a.m. and boat/kayak/paddleboard and life jacket rentals are available by the hour.
Galoshes or a pair of shoes that you feel comfortable to wear in the mud are recommended. Otten’s staff and volunteers will be on hand to paddle out with anyone who is uncomfortable on a solo watercraft.
For more information, contact Otten’s office at 484- 200-8259.
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