Gov. Tom Wolf Vetoes Petrochemical Plant Tax Break BillGov. Tom Wolf followed through on his threat to veto a bill to provide potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks for petrochemical plants.
Shell Chemicals Wins Air Permit For Proposed Ethane PlantShell Chemical has been granted an air quality permit for a proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, a step the company called "a critical milestone" as it decides whether to build the multibillion-dollar project along the Ohio River.
Shell Oil Holds Community Meeting On Proposed Cracker PlantIt would be the biggest economic development project in the Ohio Valley in more than a generation - a $2.5 billion petrochemical plant called a cracker.
Governor Cautiously Optimistic About Shell Plant In MonacaShell Oil is proposing a huge petrochemical plant in Monaca. Currently it's home to the Horse Head Corporation zinc plant. The zinc plant is about to close and move to North Carolina, eliminating hundreds of jobs for our region.