Philadelphia Energy Solutions

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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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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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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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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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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Protesters at PES refinery.
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Kim Glovas
January 10, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Dozens of protesters showed up outside the gates of the PES refinery in Southwest Philadelphia Friday morning just one week before an auction is held to determine a new owner for the plant, which was shuttered after explosions and a massive fire last June. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 01, 2020 - 12:37 pm
2020 promises to be an active year at Philadelphia City Hall, with a new City Council, a new police commissioner and new initiatives aimed at curbing gun violence. The news, of course, is impossible to predict, but ongoing stories are sure to develop in new ways this year. 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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