President Donald Trump made a trip to western Pennsylvania earlier this week to promote a project that would turn gas into plastic products.
Trump visited Shell’s Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, which critics claim will be the largest air polluter in the area. The company was given massive tax breaks to build the petrochemicals complex, along with a $10 million site development grant.
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Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics.