Marcellus Frack Chemical Plant Near Pittsburgh Goes Up in Flames

More than 200 firefighters from 20 different fire companies battled a five-alarm fire in the tiny borough of Leetsdale, PA (Pittsburgh metro area) yesterday before getting the fire under control. There was a reported explosion and fire at Lubrizol Corporation’s Oilfield Chemistry site. The company manufactures chemicals used in shale drilling and fracking. Liberals will be conflicted over the news–they’ll be happy that a chemical plant feeding the fracking industry is fried, but the plant is owned by liberal billionaire icon Warren Buffett. So this is a good news/bad news thing for anti-drilling libs. Fortunately no one was killed in the blast and fire. Some 75 nearby homes were evacuated for a few hours and several people received minor injuries…

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