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Could Shell’s Ethane Cracker Erase Recent Gains in Air Quality?

In fact, with a projected 522 tons of VOC emissions per year, the plant would be the largest source of VOC pollution in western Pennsylvania, according to the most recent data available in the EPA’s 2011 National Emissions Inventory. It would be the third largest source in the state, behind an oil refinery in Philadelphia and a styrofoam plant in Reading.