Ethane Cracker in Monaca, PA


Monaca , Pennsylvania


Clear Air Council

The Clean Air Council, in partnership with the community, industry professionals, and academics, is conducting a health impact assessment (HIA) of a proposed Royal Dutch Shell natural gas and chemical processing station in Monaca, Pennsylvania. The proposed facility is known as a “cracker,” which will separate natural gas and chemical feedstocks into different compounds which are used primarily in the manufacturing process of plastics.

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At A Glance
  • Status Complete
  • Completion Date 2014
  • Decision-Level Regional
  • Sector Natural Resources and Energy
  • Organization Type Nonprofit