Refinery fire

Security camera footage of PES
U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
Mike DeNardo
October 15, 2019 - 1:54 pm
A federal preliminary report has revealed that thousands of pounds of highly toxic hydrofluoric acid were released into the atmosphere after the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery explosion in June. Read the details here.
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Refinery fire
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Kim Glovas
October 02, 2019 - 3:16 pm
A bankruptcy judge will decide in the next few weeks whether owners of the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery can give confidential bonuses to top executives. Read more here.
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Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel press conference
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
August 30, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Fire and emergency management officials say they've taken a big step forward in the ongoing response to this summer's fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia.
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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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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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Refinery Fire
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July 17, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — KYW Newsradio goes in depth with a special podcast presentation on the fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. In the early hours of June 21, 2019, a massive explosion and fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery shook South Philadelphia...
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline.
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Kim Glovas
July 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People living along the Mariner East project in the western suburbs saw the South Philadelphia refinery fire as a warning of what could happen to them, and local government wants the state to step in and stop the pipeline. Del-Chesco United for Pipeline Safety has...
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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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