Worker at construction site with rebar

Mike Butler, CEA Mid-Atlantic Executive Director talked about the economic importance of the Shell cracker plant being built in Beaver County.

Not only will it take thousands of people to build the facility and hundreds to run its daily operations, but it also will create economic growth and regional opportunity. Injecting funds like this into our communities will help reduce retail vacancies and provide incremental benefits to mom-and-pop businesses, hotels, restaurants, gas stations and grocery stores. That, in turn, will attract new businesses, fortifying the area’s legacy of manufacturing dominance.

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