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Report: defective motor caused power plant explosion
Oct 7- KUAM News has learned the Guam Fire Department has completed its investigation into the August 31 explosion that affected the Guam Power Authority's Cabras 3 and 4 units.
New Hampshire Supreme Court Affirms Ruling Of $236 Million Against Exxon Mobil Corporation
Oct 6- New Hampshire’s Supreme Court on Friday affirmed a judgment against Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), with a penalty of $236 million. The company has been held responsible for using a gasoline additive that contaminated the state’s ground water.
Improperly Equipped Furnace Led to Deadly Explosion at Manufacturing Plant
Oct 6- OSHA has determined the death of a furnace worker in the TIMET titanium manufacturing plant in Morgantown, Virginia, was due to the furnace not being properly equipped.
Safety Deficiencies Cost the Lives of Four DuPont Workers
Oct 6- The federal investigation into a poisonous gas leak that killed four workers last November at the DuPont plant in La Porte, Texas, said the chemical company could have prevented the leak, and ...
Bayer Cropscience Reaches $5.6 Million Settlement with EPA and DOJ over West Virginia Violations
Oct 5- EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached a $5.6 million settlement with Bayer CropScience LP to resolve violations of federal chemical accident prevention laws at its facility in Institute, W.Va., where an explosion killed two people in 2008.
DuPont, EPA Reach Settlement After Fatal Chemical Explosion
Oct 5- DuPont has agreed to pay a fine of $724,000 in settlement of Clean Air Act violations relating to a fatal fire and explosion at its chemical plant in Tonawanda, New York.
OSHA probing DrillChem for possible worker exposure before fire
Oct 4- A Conroe chemical company is under Occupational Safety and Health Administration scrutiny after a fire destroyed its building mid-August.
Gas Cloud That Could Kill 200000 Nearly Released After Refinery Explosion, Says Feds
Oct 1- A February explosion at the former ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance had the potential to release a deadly, toxic cloud that could have affected 200,000 people, says the federal government.
Report finds series of errors caused deadly DuPont plant accident in La Porte
Sep 30- Board members of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board voted unanimously to approve safety recommendations identified by investigators after the deadly November 2014 incident at the DuPont plant in La Porte.
EPA Sets Tougher Pollution Standards For Oil Refineries
Sep 29- The Environmental Protection Agency released new rules Tuesday requiring better monitoring and control of air emissions from oil refineries, including five operating in Washington.
Catalloy fined after explosion at metal catalysts plant
Sep 29- A UK supplier of metal catalysts to the drug industry has been fined after an explosion at its site in Widnes left an employee with minor injuries.
Bayer unit pays $5.6 million to settle chemical accident charges
Sep 23- Bayer CropScience A.G. will pay $5.6 million to resolve violations related to an explosion that killed two employees in 2008, federal regulators announced.
GEPA Still Unsure of What Exactly Spilled into Ocean at Cabras After Powerplant Explosion
Sep 22- When an explosion and fire occurred at Cabras 3 and 4 on August 31st up to a thousand gallons of an oily substance leaked out into the surrounding area and some into the ocean.
Widnes chemical firm fined £80,000 after hydrogen explosion tore through factory roof
Sep 22- A WIDNES chemical firm has been fined £80,000 after a hydrogen explosion blew a vessel lid through a factory roof and onto a car park.
Bayer To Pay $5.6 Mln To Settle 2008 US Plant Explosion Lawsuit
Sep 21- The U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency or EPA announced a $5.6 million settlement with Bayer CropScience, a unit of German conglomerate Bayer AG (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L), to resolve violations of federal chemical accident prevention laws at its facility in Institute, West Virginia, where an explosion killed two people in 2008.
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