Archive for November 16th, 2017

Chemical plant owners urged to prepare for worst-case flooding
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Chemical plant owners urged to prepare for worst-case flooding

U.S. Chemical Safety Board says facilities, especially in Gulf of Mexico coast, need to ready for extreme weather events WASHINGTON, DC — “The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is warning that many industrial sites where hazardous materials are stored may not be adequately prepared for extreme weather events. A dayslong chemical fire […]

Industrial Strength: How the U.S. Government hid fracking’s risks to drinking water
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Industrial Strength: How the U.S. Government hid fracking’s risks to drinking water

A pivotal EPA study provided the rationale for exemptions that helped unleash the fracking boom. The science was suppressed to protect industry interest WASHINGTON, DC — “For …all those who believe their water has been tainted by fracking, there are few remedies. Congress took away the most powerful one in 2005, […]