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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Pat Loeb
June 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The company that’s buying the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, shuttered since last year’s explosion, promises 8,000 construction jobs and 10,000 permanent jobs at the site. A company official testified about plans for the site at a City Council hearing Monday.
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Gas evacuations in Center City
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Mike DeNardo
March 02, 2020 - 11:47 am
A natural gas-like odor prompted building evacuations in part of Center City Monday, and officials are still unsure of where the smell is coming from. Read the latest here.
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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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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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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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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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