Telling Our Story



"Philadelphia Explosion One in String of 'Near Miss' Accidents at Refineries Using Deadly Chemical"

-DeSmog Blog

"Could Black Cloud Of Refinery Explosion Create A Golden Opportunity For Philadelphia's Clean Energy Goals?"

-Philadelphia Weekly

"Residents Say They’ve Already Had Enough As Investigation Starts Into Philadelphia Refinery Fire"


"Philadelphia Activist: 'Oil Refinery Explosion Literally Rocked The Very Foundation Of My Community'"

"Feds To Investigate Philly Refinery Explosion As Local Health Experts Remain Cautious"

-StateImpact Pennsylvania

"Presidential Hopeful Jay Inslee Meets With Neighbors Of South Philly Refinery, Pushes His Plan On Climate Change"


"Protesters Gather At Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery, Want Plant To Shut Down"


"Neighbors Are Demanding Answers Following South Philly Refinery Explosion"


"Protest Held at Philly Refinery After Fire"


"Last Fire Extinguished at South Philly Refinery, Air Quality Testing Continues"


"Could Dream Of Converting Philly Refinery Into Renewable Energy Facility Turn Into Reality?"

-Philadelphia Inquirer



"With South Philadelphia Refinery In Bankruptcy Proceedings, Neighbors See An Opportunity For Cleaner Air"


"Philadelphia Energy Solutions: A Giant Polluter Looms Over The Lives — And Health — Of Its Neighbors"

-StateImpact Pennsylvania



"Philly's Clean Energy Future Depends On Confronting Its Dirty Past"

-City&State PA

"Facing A Warming Planet, These Organizers Are Offering Their Philly Neighborhoods Hope And Solutions"




"Demonstrators Urge PES To Rethink Its Plans For Expansion At Southport"

-StateImpact Pennsylvania

"Philly Climate Activists Criticize Plans For Oil Terminal"

-StateImpact Pennsylvania

"WATCH: Protesters block entrance to Philly refinery after explosion"

-Philly Voice