Auction held to determine future of former Philadelphia Energy Solutions site

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A final meeting was held Friday in New York to determine the future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions site.

PES filed for bankruptcy following a June 21 explosion and fire that led to the closing of the refinery in South Philadelphia.

Now, nearly seven months later, the final round of an auction took place at a law office in New York City.

Groups like Philly Thrive and other environmental groups were outside the meeting in protest, hoping the site does not reopen as a refinery.

The results of the aution will be made public on Wednesaday, officials said.
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