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EPA Investigates Benzene Release At BP's Texas Refinery
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - (AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched an investigation into a 41-day benzene release at BP's Texas City refinery, the site of a massive explosion in 2005 that killed 15 workers. The EPA's investigation, announced... Read More

Imperial Sugar Agrees To $4M Fine For Georgia Blast
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAVANNAH, Ga. - (AP) Imperial Sugar has agreed to pay more than $6 million in fines for safety violations at two of its U.S. plants, including the Georgia refinery where a dust explosion killed 14 workers in 2008, federal regulators said Wednesday. The... Read More