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Refinery fire
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Tim Jimenez
February 12, 2020 - 7:50 am
The future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site could be determined in bankruptcy court Wednesday. Read more here.
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Environmental activists occupy PES refinery.
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Justin Udo
February 03, 2020 - 3:52 pm
The future owner of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site that caught fire last summer will be determined later this week by the courts. But there are some protesters making their voices very clear about whose hands they want to see in control of the property. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Pat Loeb
February 02, 2020 - 6:30 am
A hearing is scheduled in bankruptcy court that may determine the future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, which was shut down by an explosion last June. Read more here.
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A large explosion in Houston, Texas, left rubble scattered in the area, damaged nearby homes and was felt for miles away.
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AP News
January 24, 2020 - 10:26 am
Two people are confirmed dead after a massive explosion early Friday at a Houston industrial company, the city's police chief said. Read more here.
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A community activist poses with signs to be used at a protest in New York City, where the PES action will occur.
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Tim Jimenez
January 17, 2020 - 7:50 am
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, the site of a massive explosion and fire last summer, is being auctioned off in New York on Friday. A group of environmental activists and community members is making the trip to the law firm where the auction is taking place. Read more here.
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City Councilmember Mark Squilla is joined by Philadelphia fire officials in announcing the results of an investigation into an explosion at 8th and Reed streets on Dec. 19, 2019.
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Pat Loeb
January 16, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Philadelphia fire officials said Thursday that the cause of the Dec. 19 explosion and fire at Eighth and Reed streets was caused by a leak from a cracked gas main under the street. Read more here.
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Long line outside Termini Bros. in South Philly. A Christmas Eve tradition to get cannoli from this community staple.
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Tim Jimenez
December 24, 2019 - 8:59 am
On this Christmas Eve, Termini Bros. Bakery in South Philadelphia is using a holiday tradition to raise money for those affected by last week's explosion and house fire. Read more here.
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The scene Thursday following an explosion in South Philadelphia.
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Charlotte Reese
December 22, 2019 - 9:23 am
Authorities have now recovered two bodies of people killed in the rowhome explosion and fire in South Philadelphia. Read more here.
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TPC plant explosion
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AP News
November 27, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Pat Loeb
November 22, 2019 - 6:52 pm
Potential buyers for the PES refinery submitted preliminary bid documents Friday, but who they are remains confidential information. Read more here.
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