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Point Breeze refinery in Philadelphia, 1926.


1986 Oil Spill News Reports


Petroleum Leak Alert
Sunoco's 12-inch pipeline began leaking petroleum into Darby Creek near the Conrail bridge in mid-June, 2018. Booms were installed along the creek's northern shore to contain the spill. A third party investigation into the cause of the incident is…

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Philadelphia Record April 29, 1890.png
In 1890, The Philadelphia Record ran a series of advertisements promoting weekend excursions to Essington. Described as "the new commercial town on the Delaware," Essington was beginning to open up for residential purposes as quarantine operations…

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