You are viewing 2 articles for 2019 by the author Joseph Otis Minott

    • A fire burns at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery hours after a series of early morning explosions at the 150-year-old industrial complex at 3100 W. Passyunk Ave. (Emma Lee/WHYY)
Eyes on the Street

The 1,000 refinery workers that were laid off deserve access to green energy jobs

The massive explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery late last month will have far-reaching consequences for years to come. But for workers at the refinery, the effects were far…

    • Crews battled a fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery on Monday night (NBC10)
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphians deserve a voice in debate over future of local refineries

The thick cloud of black smoke billowing from the fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) Refinery Complex was a sight throughout much of Philadelphia on June 10.  Fans at the Phillies…

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