Support strong cleanup standards for Philly refinery site

In June 2019, the refinery in South Philadelphia exploded, putting the health and safety of local communities at risk. Before the site can be redeveloped for future use, it must be cleaned up.

But the plan being put forth to clean up the site is not strong enough to protect public health and nearby communities. The proposal sets weak standards to address existing lead contamination at the site, fails to assess levels of PFAS (a likely carcinogen), inadequately responds to the potential threat to downstream drinking water sources, and fails to prepare for toxic chemicals that could seep from the site due to worsening extreme weather events and sea level rise due to the growing climate crisis.

Email Evergreen Resources and call on them to set a stronger cleanup plan for this contaminated site.

Subject: Please strengthen cleanup plan for PES refinery