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Chemical Safety Board says PES refinery explosion ‘did not have to happen’
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Chemical Safety Board says PES refinery explosion ‘did not have to happen’

The report by the Chemical Safety Board shows for the first time that some amount of the dangerous hydrofluoric acid was released to the atmosphere.

Philly refinery blast released 5,000 pounds of deadly chemical, federal investigators say
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Philly refinery blast released 5,000 pounds of deadly chemical, federal investigators say

Federal investigators say an aging, failed elbow pipe appears to be the cause of a June fire and subsequent explosions that injured five workers and destroyed part of the processing unit at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast.
At Philadelphia refinery, neighbors watch warily as PES oil trains make last rounds
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At Philadelphia refinery, neighbors watch warily as PES oil trains make last rounds

Nearly four months after the South Philadelphia refinery complex shut down following a massive explosion and fire, the rail cars used to haul liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) are being moved off site, according to CSX, PES' freight carriers.

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