City seeks more than $1M from PES refinery for fire response

The city wants Philadelphia Energy Solutions to pick up the bill for costs incurred by the Philadelphia Fire Department’s hazardous materials team in responding to last summer’s explosion and fire at the refinery complex and the team’s continuous presence at the site until last fall.

According to documents filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware this week, the city first sent two invoices to PES on Jan. 10 for reimbursement for services provided from June 21 through Sept.…


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