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The federal agency that investigates refinery catastrophes released its final report late last month on the massive fire, volatile vapor release and toxic smoke plume at Chevron’s Richmond, Calif., ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 10:01 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Keystone XL Pipeline Protest Demonstrations in Michigan I just stumbled onto news that there are 6 protest demonstrations scheduled for Michigan TODAY....all around 5:30-6 PM....addressing ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 01:25 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Pittsburg, CA is a small city across the Bay and up the Sacramento River from the San Francisco. (Truth to tell, despite living in the area, until recently I couldn't have even located ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 08:13 AM PST with 40 Recommends
August 6 was the 68th anniversary of the day we dropped the bomb on Hiroshima and marked the 1-year anniversary of the Chevron refinery explosion in Richmond, CA. It became apparent in the years ...
by Glen The Plumber
Comment Count 91 comments on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 04:28 PM PDT with 143 Recommends
by RandW
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 02:04 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Just yesterday CNN Money came out with an article suggesting inflation had increased at a not-fast-enough rate due to the fact that gas prices decreased once again during the month of April. Insert ...
by SoonerG
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 17, 2013 at 06:36 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
News is reporting that there was recently an explosion at what is described as the world's second largest refinery , located in Venezuela. Right now, 39 people have died. Sounds like the death toll ...
by samfish
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 10:23 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Topics: BP oil rig leader sought onshore advice on troubling test results, testimony reveals, BP Oil Spill Criminal Investigation May Ensnare Executives In Cover-Up, Former BP engineer is indicted ...
by peraspera
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 01:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Topics: BP Whistle-Blower Says Gulf Atlantis Facility Remains Unsafe, P Atlantis whistleblower alleges imminent safety threat for first time, Judge wants 'minimum of sealed records' in BP platform ...
by peraspera
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Mar 20, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
BP, Massey Energy and Tessoro are all using their safety award plaques like shields to deflect accusations of recklessness. The disconnect between safety prizes and dead workers has enabled these ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 21, 2010 at 01:44 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Last week, Massey Energy and its CEO Don Blankenship repeated their contention that although 29 of their workers died in the Upper Big Branch mine explosion earlier this month, they emphasize safety ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 06:48 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Five are dead in Washington; 29 in West Virginia. Workplace explosions killed them. Both employers, a refinery and a mining company, have been cited for safety violations. America must introduce ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 05:54 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Part of the progressive agenda should be a much larger investment in transit and intercity rail than the current federal budget (which is rather anemic). Why? Gas prices are high and are only ...
by djwinfo
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2007 at 02:52 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Texas Governor George W. Bush, June 23, 2000 , blaming the Clinton administration for high gas prices because they were in ...
by BlogD
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 16, 2007 at 07:26 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
by play jurist
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 26, 2006 at 12:08 PM PDT with 12 Recommends