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Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery demolition to take four years, new owner Hilco says
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery demolition to take four years, new owner Hilco says

After a video call with the company that’s redeveloping the PES site, some members of an environmental justice group said they still had questions.
LNG export terminals play down risks of vapor cloud explosions, critics say

LNG export terminals play down risks of vapor cloud explosions, critics say

As the Trump administration pushed hard for new LNG export terminals, some engineers warned that the risk of a major explosion was being played down. Federal regulators have been slow to respond.
Helene Langlamet: We must demand responsible cleanup at the PES refinery
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Helene Langlamet: We must demand responsible cleanup at the PES refinery

It’s not enough for Hilco to promise it will create an environmentally safe commercial hub on the site of the 2019 South Philly explosion.
Pollution is killing Black Americans. This community fought back
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Pollution is killing Black Americans. This community fought back

African-Americans are 75 percent more likely than others to live near facilities that produce hazardous waste. Can a grass-roots environmental-justice movement make a difference?
Fight against environmental racism finally gets its moment
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Fight against environmental racism finally gets its moment

The increased attention to systemic racism and the urgency of climate change has made for a unique opportunity.

PES site’s new owner envisions an ‘environmentally conscious’ commercial hub
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PES site’s new owner envisions an ‘environmentally conscious’ commercial hub

Hilco's plan is to transform the 1,300-acre site into a multimillion-dollar distribution and commercial hub, ending a legacy of 150 years of oil refining on the property.

Renewable-energy plan for PES refinery site is not dead
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Renewable-energy plan for PES refinery site is not dead

A settlement resolved the plant developer's objection to Hilco Redevelopment Partners' purchase of the property. Two sides will negotiate further.

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