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Refinery fire
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Mark Abrams
September 11, 2019 - 7:43 pm
The union representing workers furloughed after Philadelphia Energy Solutions decided to shut down after a June fire is expressing outrage over millions of dollars in bonuses paid to executives just before the company filed for bankruptcy.
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Kim Glovas
August 30, 2019 - 1:32 pm
The United Steelworkers union, which suffered the most jobs lost in the PES shutdown, is now supporting the plant's former CEO potential bid to reaquire the South Philly refinery.
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Kim Glovas
August 28, 2019 - 4:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another suitor has emerged as the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery winds it's way through bankruptcy proceedings. Phil Rinaldi, who originally formed PES in 2012 then retired in 2017, says a combination of local and nationally elected officials and union members...
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The Refinery Advisory Group held its second public meeting on Tuesday, looking for input from dozens of community members.
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Justin Udo
August 21, 2019 - 7:28 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The effects of the South Philadelphia refinery explosion and fire in June is still being felt and will be for some time to come. An advisory group is helping some of the people affected most have a say in the future of the site. The Refinery Advisory Group held its...
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Kim Glovas
August 19, 2019 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 500 Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery workers are wondering what will happen to them when the plant officially closes Friday. PES is working to close the plant, but wants to do it without union help. The PES refinery closed in June after explosions and a...
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Refinery fire
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Kim Glovas
August 02, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An advisory group formed after the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery fire will hold its first of three public meetings to discuss the refinery's future. The first meeting takes place on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Preparatory Charter School. The following...
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The future of a law on renewable energy is being targeted by one of Pennsylvania's senators and the EPA.
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Kim Glovas
July 29, 2019 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The future of a law on renewable energy is being targeted by one of Pennsylvania's senators and the EPA. Sen. Pat Toomey went to a local refinery with the Environmental Protection Agency's top administrator Monday and says he wants to get rid of the Renewable Energy...
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Refinery fire
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Kim Glovas
July 02, 2019 - 5:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Oil workers held a meeting Tuesday with more than a dozen state and federal lawmakers to discuss what's next for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Unionized workers have not yet been furloughed, but they're concerned about their futures. At a meeting at...
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Sixteen police cars lined the street near 28th Street and Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon as protesters, who say they want the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery shut down, blocked the intersection into the plant.
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Kim Glovas
June 25, 2019 - 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sixteen police cars lined the street near 28th Street and Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon as protesters, who say they want the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery shut down, blocked the intersection into the plant. Dozens of protesters...
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Refinery fire
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2019 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City officials say there's no evidence that the explosive refinery fire last week caused elevated levels of dangerous chemicals or had any public health impact. At an update Tuesday, officials said investigations into the cause of the fire are underway, but they will...
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