Pennsylvania will grant $1.7 billion in tax breaks to Shell for locating its new Plastics plan in Western PA. But the money isn’t all the legislature gave away. The plant will be permitted to spew pollutants into the air. All this so that the world can have more plastics. The upside? About 500 new jobs for Beaver County. That amounts to $135,000 a year for each of those new jobs for twenty-five years. And the subsidy is not limited to the $1.7 billion, there is no cap!
Read the details in Spotlight PA’s excellent report