Energy & Environment

Climate change is one of the most serious threats facing our nation and planet, and it deserves a serious response. Changing weather patterns have immediate and long-term consequences and pose grave risks to our national security and economic stability. Remaining in the Paris Climate Agreement is step one, but we must go further to reduce carbon emissions and set ourselves on a path that provides for sustainable and affordable renewable energy.


Congresswoman Scanlon will support efforts to protect and strengthen the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act from attacks by the Trump Administration, and help our nation return to its rightful place as a worldwide environmental protection leader.

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October 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released an initial report of the investigation into the incident at the PES refinery. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon released the following statement in response.   


September 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon released the following statement in response to reports that PES executives put profits before workers and the environment.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon released the following statement to address reports regarding the future of Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES), its workforce, and the surrounding community:


“Immediately following the incident at PES last week, our office joined a call with representatives from PES, Mayor Jim Kenney’s office, and local elected officials. We have now learned that PES will likely close in the coming weeks, which will have an immediate impact on the workers, their families, and our region.