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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) is releasing a statement on the announced closure of a Philadelphia Energy Solutions plant:

“I spoke with Philadelphia Energy Solutions leadership this morning and was informed about their plan to close the refinery in the next month. My thoughts are with the loyal employees of PES Refinery following the company’s decision to close. I will continue to monitor the situation as this process moves forward.

I encourage impacted workers to reach out to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry for information about unemployment benefits and Careerlink. More information can be found on their website at You can also reach out to my Office of Constituent Services at 866-461-9159 or visit my website at”