Shenango Coke Plant

Environment & Energy
1:54 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Citing Slow Progress at Shenango Coke Plant, Community Group Resigns

Members of the Neville Island Good Neighbors Working Group are quitting, saying they're frustrated that air pollution caused by a Pittsburgh-area coke plant isn't being fixed fast enough.

“We’re starting to get the feeling that we’re serving as a tool for DET Energy to placate the public rather than addressing the real and compelling regional health concerns,” said group member and Ben Avon Councilman Michael Bett.

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