Lawrence County makes bid to benefit from Shell ‘cracker’ plant

Public officials, development specialists and businesses in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania want to make sure their county is “on the radar screen" of any manufacturer or supplier considering a home near Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion ethane “cracker” plant now under construction in neighboring Beaver County, reports the Youngstown Business Journal. The newspaper says Lawrence County leaders recently launched a marketing initiative that targets site selectors, real estate brokers and companies related to the petrochemicals industry.  For more, read the full story.