Two local politicians suggest a federal regulation could put local refineries, and the jobs they create, at risk.
Workers headed back to the ConnocoPhillips refinery in Trainer on Tuesday morning after a deal was finalized last week to reopen the facility.
Meanwhile, there’s word that an oil executive has expressed an interest in the Sunoco refinery in Southwest Philadelphia.
“What we heard today was absolutely nothing,” said United Steelworkers VP Gary Beevers after a meeting in Marcus Hook.
Rep. Pat Meehan (at lectern) figures some 2,600 jobs are on the line if three Delaware County refineries shut down.