Environmental groups urge state DEP to halt operations at Shell cracker plant February 17, 2023


Shell Ethane Cracker plant. Photo: Ted Auch, FracTracker Alliance

Dr. Ned Ketyer, a retired physician who is president of Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania, told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 over the phone Friday that when VOCs and NOx are combined, they form ground-level ozone, which is harmful to people’s lungs.

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