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Ask us your questions about Shell’s new ethane cracker in Pa. We’ll get answers

The Allegheny Front and StateImpact Pennsylvania are looking for your questions about Shell’s ethane cracker, which is scheduled to open this year. The plastics plant was the beneficiary of $1.65 billion in tax credits, and will produce 1.6 million tonnes of plastic a year.

DEP cites Shell for ‘malodors’ outside cracker plant construction site

DEP cites Shell for ‘malodors’ outside cracker plant construction site

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