By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MONACA, Pa. (KDKA) – The Shell cracker plant in Beaver County will generate nearly $3.7 billion statewide each year, according to an RMU study.READ MORE: Allegheny County Health Director Says Delta Variant Is Fueling Rising Cases, Hospitalizations
The study says beaver county alone could produce between 260 and 846-million dollars in economic activity.READ MORE: 'Itchy Mites:' Preventing Bites And The Itch That Comes With A Mite Bite
During peak construction, about 8,000 workers have been employed on the project. Once it’s up and running, it’ll employ 600 workers.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Continue Rising On Thursday
Construction on the plant should wrap up next year.