Catalina Jaramillo

Catalina Jaramillo is a part-time reporter for StateImpact PA. She covers water issues in the Delaware Watershed. She was born and raised in Santiago, Chile, and has written for several publications in Chile, Mexico and the U.S. She’s a graduate of Columbia School of Journalism and has been a Fulbright and Metcalf fellow.

Latest by Catalina Jaramillo

Swarthmore professor urges colleagues to cancel class for climate strike

“We stand at the edge of a climate crisis that requires movement-building."
By Catalina Jaramillo

‘Particularly dark’ Labor Day for Philadelphia’s unemployed union workers

Final numbers are not out yet, but with Hahnemann University Hospital and the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery closures, the city could be losing 2,500 union jobs.

By Catalina Jaramillo

Former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery CEO Rinaldi says he wants to make renewable fuels at the complex

“The goal is to own it, revitalize the refineries, and to kind of make this site the sort of industrial jewel that it really ought to be here in the area.”
By Catalina Jaramillo

No severance pay or benefits for Philly refinery workers

"The company is calling it a 'transition pay.'"
By Catalina Jaramillo

Dreaming of going solar? In Philadelphia a city rebate can help.

A new Philadelphia solar rebate could help homeowners save about $1,000.
By Catalina Jaramillo