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Shell’s sprawling plastics plant , also known as an “ethane cracker,” under construction in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The plant is part of the growing petrochemcial industry in the United States. The expanding shale gas industry has been building demand for fossil fuels from its fracked oil and gas wells by promoting turning its products into plastics and petrochemicals.
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Julie Dermansky
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Shell’s sprawling plastics plant , also known as an “ethane cracker,” under construction in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The plant is part of  the growing petrochemcial industry in the United States. The  expanding shale gas industry has been building demand for fossil fuels from its fracked oil and gas wells by promoting turning its products into plastics and petrochemicals.