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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Pat Loeb
February 11, 2020 - 5:26 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney is proposing a ban on the use of hydrogen fluoride at refineries in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Mark Abrams
February 06, 2020 - 4:15 pm
An environmental group claims federal data shows the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia was one of the most prolific emitters of toxic benzene of any refineries across the country, endangering the health of thousands. 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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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a Stand Against Hate rally at Independence Mall on March 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Andrew Kramer
January 29, 2020 - 8:05 pm
As bad as the refinery explosion in South Philadelphia was, Pennsylvania's attorney general says it would have been "catastrophic" without certain chemical safety regulations. He's filing a lawsuit to keep federal authorities from doing away with those rules, and Philadelphia is joining in. Read...
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Pat Loeb
January 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Seven months after the explosion and fire that shut down the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, the future of the facility is still very unclear despite several significant events this week. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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KYW Staff
November 26, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Philadelphia's PES Advisory Committee has released a report reviewing the city's response to the June 2019 refinery explosion and looking at the future options for the site. Read more here.
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Refinery fire
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KYW Staff
November 14, 2019 - 4:32 pm
The Philadelphia Fire Department has been investigating reports of people smelling an odor, possibly gas, throughout various sections of the city — specifically, the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Mark Abrams
November 12, 2019 - 7:23 am
There are at least 15 potential bidders lining up to buy the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia, which was damaged in an explosion and fire in June. Read more here.
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Residents in Point Breeze protested a meeting discussing Sunoco's Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery clean up program.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 07, 2019 - 9:32 pm
Residents in Point Breeze protested a meeting discussing Sunoco's Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery clean up program Thursday evening, saying they've been left out of the process. Read more here.
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