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A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/business/energy-environment/plastics-shell-pennsylvania-plant.html

Royal Dutch Shell's plant will produce more than a million tons of plastic, in the form of tiny pellets. Many in the Pittsburgh area see it as an economic engine, but others worry about long-term harm. Samples of the plastic pellets that Shell will produce with its ethane cracker plant in Beaver County, Pa.