Dustin Slaughter

Freelance Journalist

Philadelphia, PA

Dustin Slaughter

"Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you're at it."
- Horace Greeley

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Two dozen permit violations for Point Breeze Refinery, as opposition to expansion grows

Philadelphia Energy Solutions’ Point Breeze refinery has violated its operating permit 24 times since 2013, local public health agency documents AL DÍA obtained through a Right-to-Know request have revealed. The ‘Notice of Violation’ (NOV) records detail mechanical failures at the refinery and periods of higher than usual carbon monoxide emissions and other toxic materials.
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Dustin Slaughter

Freelance journalist and legal assistant. Philly.