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22 DECEMBER 2012, Issue 789
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Underwater Inspection Fails to Identify Source of Recurring Sheen Near Site of BP Oil Spill." Associated Press, December 18, 2012.
RADIOLOGICAL WASTE / MIXED WASTE
"Federal Regulators Find Radioactive Contamination at Former Rocket Test Site Near Los Angeles." Associated Press, December 12, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Tightens Soot Pollution Standards by 20 Percent in First Major Regulation Since Election." Associated Press, December 14, 2012.
"EPA Rules Aimed at Cutting Toxic Air Pollution Target Boilers at Refineries, Chemical Plants." Associated Press, December 21, 2012.
LEAD
"Study Finds Flaws in Pipeline Leak Detection Systems." New York Times, December 21, 2012.
08 DECEMBER 2012, Issue 788
In this issue:
SPILL
"Bahamas Says Roughly 3,000 Gallons of Oil Have Spilled Into Ocean from Cargo Ship Accident." Associated Press, December 6, 2012.
"Explosives Plant Cleanup Prompts Evacuations, Closes Schools and Spawns Criminal Investigation." Associated Press, December 2, 2012.
SUPERFUND
"$50-Million Settlement Reached in Rialto Superfund Site Cleanup." Los Angeles Times, December 5, 2012.
LEAD
"New Report Warns of High Lead Risk for Military Firing Range Workers." Washington Post, December 3, 2012.
WORKER SAFETY / RIGHT TO KNOW
"CDC: Chlorine Gas Leak at Ark. Tyson Foods Plant Occurred Because Worker Couldn't Read English." Associated Press, December 6, 2012.
"Tenn. Refinery Worker Dies After Chemical Exposure at Valero Plant; 3 Others Injured." Associated Press, December 3, 2012.
01 DECEMBER 2012, Issue 787
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"EPA Suspends BP from New Federal Contracts in Wake of Oil Spill." Washington Post, November 28, 2012.
SPILL
"Derailment on Bridge Sends Train Cars Carrying Chemicals Into NJ Creek; Dozens Sickened." Associated Press, November 30, 2012.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Demolition of House Begins at Former Chemical Weapons Site in D.C." Washington Post, November 29, 2012.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Strengthens Water Quality Guidelines for Beaches." Los Angeles Times, November 26, 2012.
WORKER SAFETY
"State Hospital Fined for Failing to Keep Staff Safe from Patients." Los Angeles Times, November 30, 2012.
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24 NOVEMBER 2012, Issue 786
In this issue:
SPILL
"In Response to Federal Audit, Oil Regulators Vow New Rules." November 19, 2012.
BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS / HIV
"U.S. Panel Advises HIV Tests for Everyone Ages 15 to 64." Los Angeles Times, November 19, 2012.
GREEN HOUSE GASES / OZONE
"Effort to Curb Coolant Falters, Sometimes at Home." New York Times, November 22, 2012.
PESTICIDES
"Maker of Controversial Strawberry Fumigant Agrees to End US EPA Registration and Sales." Associated Press, November 21, 2012.
CLEAN AIR / COAL
"The Demise of Coal-Fired Power Plants." Washington Post, November 23, 2012.
17 NOVEMBER 2012, Issue 785
In this issue:
SPILL
"Flames, Black Smoke Roiling Into Sky From Fire at Chemical Plant Near Dallas; Fire Near Tanks." Associated Press, November 16, 2012.
BP OIL SPILL
"BP Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay a Record $4.5 Billion Over Gulf Spill; 3 Employees Charged." Associated Press, November 15, 2012.
LEAD
"Environmental Agencies Say Soil Poses Slight Risk." San Francisco Chronicle, November 14, 2012.
10 NOVEMBER 2012, Issue 784
In this issue:
SPILL
"Evacuation Lifted After Fire Burns Out, Cars Moved at Kentucky Train Derailment Site." Associated Press, November 4, 2012.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"In Brooklyn, Worrying About Not Only Flooding but Also What's in Water." New York Times, November 5, 2012.
03 NOVEMBER 2012, Issue 783
In this issue:
SPILL
"Derailed Tanker Burns Volatile Chemical in Ky.; No End in Sight for Displaced Residents." Associated Press, November 1, 2012.
CONFINED SPACES / AGRICULTURE
"Silos Loom as Death Traps on American Farms." New York Times, October 30, 2012.
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27 OCTOBER 2012, Issue 782
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Sunoco to Pay $117,000 to Settle Hazmat Complaint." Associated Press, October 25, 2012.
"Wash. Pollution Case Tests International Law." Associated Press, October 22, 2012.
"Crews Find Chemicals in Albuquerque Groundwater." Associated Press, October 20, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"Diesel Fumes More Polluting Than Gas, New California Study Finds." Los Angeles Times, October 23, 2012.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"Environmental Groups Asking EPA to Require Toxic Release Reports for Oil, Gas Drilling." Associated Press, October 24, 2012.
CRANE SAFETY
"Mechanic crushed at Port of Oakland." San Francisco Chronicle, October 24, 2012.
13 OCTOBER 2012, Issue 781
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Oil in New Gulf Slick Matches That of 2010 Spill." Washington Post, October 10, 2012.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"1 Okla. Oil Refinery Employee Still in Critical Condition; Work Resumes After Deadly Explosion." Associated Press, September 30, 2012.
COMPLIANCE / HEAT STRESS / GENERAL DUTY CLAUSE
"OSHA Cites Md. Firm for Health-Related Death; Owner Says Company Did Nothing Wrong." Associated Press, October 9, 2012.
WORKER SAFETY
"Seafood Plant Worker Cooked to Death in Industrial Oven." Associated Press, October 13, 2012.
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29 SEPTEMBER 2012, Issue 780
In this issue:
LOCAL / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"2 Men, Company Indicted in Deadly Hawaii Fireworks bunker explosion That Killed 5." Associated Press, September 28, 2012.
GULF OIL SPILL / BP
"Study: Virtually All Tar Washing on to Alabama Beaches Linked to 2010 BP Spill." Associated Press, September 20, 2012.
SPILL / BRAZIL
"Chevron pays $17 million fine for last year’s oil spill off coast of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro." Associated Press, September 28, 2012.
SUPERFUND
"Feds Remove North NJ Site from Superfund List." San Francisco Chronicle, September 25, 2012.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"Mexico Vows to Find Cause of Pipeline Plant Fire That Killed 29, Injured 46 Near Texas border." Associated Press, September 19, 2012.
LIABILITY / FRANCE
"French Court Rules Factory Chief, Total Subsidiary Guilty in 2001 Plant Blast That Killed 31." Associated Press, September 24, 2012.
15 SEPTEMBER 2012, Issue 779
In this issue:
SPILL / EVACUATION
"Evacuation Order Lifted After Ind. Chemical Fire at Factory Ousts Hundreds From Their Homes." Associated Press, September 15, 2012.
SUPERFUND / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund list, Proposes 8 More." Associated Press, September 14, 2012.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / HOUSEKEEPPING
"Federal Investigators: Parts of Failed Pipe in Calif. Refinery Fire Had Walls as Thin as Penny." Associated Press, September 11, 2012.
WORKER SAFETY / PAKISTAN
"283 Killed in Factory Fires in Pakistan, Highlighting Lax Safety Regulations." Associated Press, September 12, 2012.
CLEAN AIR / NUISSANCE ODOR
"Rotten Smell Reeks Havoc Across Southern California." Los Angeles Times, September 10, 2012.
08 SEPTEMBER 2012, Issue 778
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxic Wastewater From Zinc Mine Contaminates Peru River." Associated Press, September 2, 2012.
CONFINED SPACE / COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"Families of 4 Who Died in Kansas Grain Elevator Blast Last Year File Wrongful Death Lawsuits." Associated Press, August 29, 2012.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Worker Fatally Struck by Ride at NY Carnival; He Was Standing Underneath it, Police Say." Associated Press, September 2, 2012.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / HOUSEKEEPPING
"OSHA Cites Navy for Exposing Employees to Toxic Materials at Southern California Facility." Associated Press, September 6, 2012.
PESTICIDES / RACHEL CARSON
"Pesticides and Silent Spring, 50 Years Later." San Francisco Chronicle, September 06, 2012.
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25 AUGUST 2012, Issue 777
In this issue:
SPILL
"Explosion at Oil Refinery in Venezuela Leaves 26 Dead, More Than 80 Injured." Associated Press, August 25, 2012.
"Tanker Crash on I-10 in Baton Rouge Shuts Roadway; Evacuation Ordered to Burn Spilled Chemical." Associated Press, August 22, 2012.
"Asbestos Found: About 30 Acres on Island in Gulf Islands National Seashore Closing for Cleanup." Associated Press, Published: August 20, 2012.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / CHROMIUM
"Chromium 6 Suspected at Disney Studios." Los Angeles Times, August 22, 2012.
HEAT STRESS
"Missouri Mail Carrier's Death is Added to Heat's Toll." Kansas City Star, August 23, 2012.
SCAFFOLDS
"Washington Worker Killed After Fall From Scaffolding." San Francisco Chronicle, August 21, 2012.
18 AUGUST 2012, Issue 776
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crash Sends 43,000 Pounds of Beer Spilling Onto NC Interstate; Cleanup Takes 5 Hours." Associated Press, August 18, 2012.
SUPERFUND
"Superfund Cleanup Stirs Troubled Water." New York Times, August 13, 2012.
GLOBAL WARMING
"AP IMPACT: CO2 Emissions in US Drop to 20-Year Low; Some Experts Optimistic on global Warming." Associated Press, August 16, 2012.
TRAINING
"Federal OSHA Officials Investigate Idaho Wildfire Death." Associated Press, August 14, 2012.
04 AUGUST 2012, Issue 775
In this issue:
SPILL
"More Than 100 Sickened After Toxic liquid Spills from Ruptured Pipe Leading from Peruvian Mine." Associated Press, August 3, 2012.
"Company Plans Repairs After Wisconsin Oil Spill." Reuters, July 29, 2012.
FORKLIFT SAFETY
"Forklift Tumbles in SF's Tenderloin Area." San Francisco Chronicle, August 3, 2012.
PESTICIDES
"Supreme Court: Pesticide Drift Isn't Trespassing." Associated Press, August 1, 2012.
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21 JULY 2012, Issue 774
In this issue:
SPILL
"Threats from Massive Jet Fuel Spill Grow in Albuquerque, NM, 12 Years after Discovery." Associated Press, July 20, 2012.
SUPERFUND / ASBESTOS / LIBBY, MONTANA
"Montana Superfund Town Marks Milestone with Asbestos Cleanup at New Park, but Dangers Remain." Associated Press, July 15, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Sulfur Dioxide Rule Designed to Protect People With Asthma." Associated Press, July 20, 2012.
HEARING CONSERVATION
"U.S. Standards on Workplace Noise Trail Those of Other Countries." New York Times, July 19, 2012.
14 JULY 2012, Issue 773
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Tanker Truck Explosion in Nigeria Kills at Least 95, Injures 50 Others." Associated Press, July 12, 2012.
SPILL / PIPELINE SAFETY
"NTSB Approves Report Saying 2010 Mich. Oil Spill Likely Caused by Company's Neglect, Inaction." Associated Press, July 9, 2012.
PROCESS SAFETY / BP
"BP Agrees to Pay Another $13 Million in Fines over Fatal 2005 Texas Refinery Explosion." Associated Press, July 12, 2012.
07 JULY 2012, Issue 772
In this issue:
SPILL
"Federal Pipeline Office Proposes $3.7M Penalty for Michigan Oil Spill, Agency's Largest Ever." Associated Press, July 2, 2012.
CLEAN AIR / SOOT
"Soot Pollution Standards Pose Challenge to Cities." New York Times, July 7, 2012.
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30 JUNE 2012, Issue 771
In this issue:
INCOMPATABILITY
"2 Workers Hurt in Small Blast at Pa. Chemical Firm." Associated Press, June 27, 2012.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / PCBS / POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS
"Landfill Foes Want More Say in Toxic Waste Plans." Associated Press, June 30, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"U.S. Court Upholds EPA's Authority to Regulate Greenhouse Gases." Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2012.
23 JUNE 2012, Issue 770
In this issue:
SPILL
"EPA Says Much of Kalamazoo River, or 34 Miles, to Open 2 Years After 840,000-Gallon Oil Spill." Associated Press, June 21, 2012.
"Possible Chemical Reaction at Indianapolis Pool Sends 71 to Hospitals, Including Children." Associated Press, June 21, 2012.
ANTRAX
"Anthrax Alert System at Risk as Cost Estimate Hits $5.7 Billion." Washington Post, June 17, 2012.
VISIBILITY / TRAFFIC SAFETY
"Bulldozer crushes San Leandro recycling worker." San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 2012.
LOCKOUT / TAGOUT
"Mass. Food Plant Cited by OSHA After Worker Death." Associated Press, June 19, 2012.
16 JUNE 2012, Issue 769
In this issue:
CANCER / DIESEL
"Diesel Exhaust Can Cause Cancer, World Health Organization says." Los Angeles Times, June 15, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA to Tighten National Soot Standards." Washington Post, June 14, 2012.
DRINKING WATER
"EPA Gives OK to $880M Plan to Clean Up Water in Everglades; Will Take 12 Years to Complete." Associated Press, June 14, 2012.
WORKER SAFETY
"Nevada OSHA Probes Death of Construction Worker Killed in Lake Mead Tunnel Accident." Associated Press, June 12, 2012.
02 JUNE 2012, Issue 768
In this issue:
SPILL
"Captain, Navigator of Cargo Ship in New Zealand's Worst Maritime oil Spill get 7 Months Jail." Associated Press, May 24, 2012.
CONFINED SPACES
"3 killed by chemical fumes at car wash in China." Associated Press, May 30, 2012.
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
"OSHA Cites Contractor in NYC Building Collapse that Killed Worker; $77K in Fines Possible." Associated Press, May 21, 2012.
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19 MAY 2012, Issue 767
In this issue:
SPILL
"Owner of Ship That Spilled 400 Gallons of Fuel into San Francisco Bay Agrees to $2M Settlement." Associated Press, May 9, 2012.
SPILL / NATURAL GAS
"France's Total SA Says it Has Stopped a Major Gas Leak at a Field in Nigeria After 54 days." Associated Press, May 13, 2012.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / MINING
"EPA Finds Mining Could Affect Fish, Water as Residents Fight Prospect Near Alaska Fishery." Associated Press, May 18, 2012.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Says Well Water in Northeastern Pa. Gas Drilling Town is Safe; Residents Dispute Assertion." Associated Press, May 11, 2012.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"OSHA Probes Illness of Postal Worker Who Became Sick After Handling Mysterious Package." Associated Press, May 15, 2012.
"Fort Lauderdale Airport Terminal Closed For a Time After Unknown Chemical Sends 5 to Hospital." Associated Press, May 18, 2012.
COMPLIANCE / INSPECTIONS
"Study: Safety inspections don't hurt profits." Associated Press, May 17, 2012.
05 MAY 2012, Issue 766
In this issue:
SPILL
"Exxon Mobil Cleaning Up Oil Spill in Rural La." Associated Press, April 30, 2012.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBS)
"Potomac River's and Anacostia River's Cleanup Makes Progress, but Much Work Remains." Washington Post, May 2, 2012.
DECONTAMINATION
"Calif. Lab Reviewing Protocols After Death of Researcher Who Handled Deadly Bacteria Strain." Associated Press, May 3, 2012.
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28 APRIL 2012, Issue 765
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"First BP Oil Spill Arrest: Ex-Engineer Allegedly Destroyed evidence." Los Angeles Times, April 24, 2012.
SPILL / RUSSIA
"Up to 2,000 Tons of Crude Oil May Have Spilled from Oil Field in Russia's North." Associated Press, April 23, 2012.
COMPLIANCE
"Is the EPA a Victim of Its Own Success More Than 40 Earth Days After Its Creation Under Nixon?" Associated Press, April 21, 2012.
21 APRIL 2012, Issue 764
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Former Gulf Oil Spill Commission gives Congress a 'D' on Safety Reforms." Associated Press, April 17, 2012.
COMPLIANCE
"Congressional Watchdog Says Gov't Faces Delays in Developing Workplace Safety Rules." Associated Press, April 19, 2012.
COAL ASH
"Groups Wanting EPA to Rule Coal Ash to be Hazardous Express Frustration Over Delay on Decision." Associated Press, April 18, 2012.
14 APRIL 2012, Issue 763
In this issue:
SPILL
"French Oil Firm Total SA Says Natural Gas Leak Ongoing at a Plant in Nigeria's Niger Delta." Associated Press, April 14, 2012.
COMPLIANCE / WORKING SURFACES
"Federal Safety Agency Says More Than $108,000 in Fines for Ohio Casino Construction Accident." Associated Press, April 9, 2012.
COMPLIANCE / WILLFUL VIOLATIONS / CHEMICAL HYGIENE
"Arraignment Delayed Again in Fatal UCLA Lab Fire." Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2012.
COMPLIANCE / WILLFUL VIOLATIONS / COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"Kansas Grain Elevator Cited for Serious Violations." Associated Press, April 12, 2012.
PESTICIDES
"Federal Evaluation Finds 3 Common Herbicides Jeopardize the Survival of Salmon." Associated Press, April 9, 2012.
PESTICIDES / 2,4-D
"E.P.A. Denies an Environmental Group's Request to Ban a Widely Used Weed Killer." New York Times, April 9, 2012.
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31 MARCH 2012, Issue 762
In this issue:
SPILL
"30,000 Gallons of Lye Spills at Escondido Plant." Associated Press, March 26, 2012.
NUISSANCE ODOR
"Odor From Passenger Bag at Boston Airport that Sent 4 to Hospital Blamed on Rodent Repellant." Associated Press, March 26, 2011.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"EPA to Impose First Greenhouse Gas Limits on Power Plants." Washington Post, March 26, 2012.
COMPLIANCE
"Companies to Pay for Violations at Wis. Plant." Associated Press, March 28, 2012.
24 MARCH 2012, Issue 761
In this issue:
SPILL / EXXON VALDEZ
"Exxon Valdez: Ill-Fated Oil Tanker Sold for Scrap." Associated Press, March 20, 2012.
SPILL
"Brazil's Oil Regulator Says Oil Again Leaking from Site of Chevron Offshore Spill." Associated Press, Published: March 15, 2012.
COMPATABILITY
"Fire Official: Chemical Explosion at Portland Silicon Factory Injures 2." Associated Press, Published: March 23, 2012.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION
"New Labeling Rules Aim to Protect Workers From Hazardous Chemicals." Associated Press, March 20, 2012.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Verizon Fined $140,000 After Electrocution Death." New York Times, March 19, 2012.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Compost Company Fined in Poisonous Gas Deaths of Two Workers." Los Angeles Times, March 22, 2012.
PESTICIDES / METHYL IODIDE
"Maker Pulls Pesticide Amid Fear of Toxicity." Associated Press, March 21, 2012.
10 MARCH 2012, Issue 760
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chevron Corp. Says Natural Gas Fire That Killed 2 and Destroyed Rig Off Nigeria has Stopped." Associated Press, March 5, 2012.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Heightens Scrutiny of Pa.'s Marcellus Shale Gas Field Amid Reports of Water contamination." Associated Press, March 4, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"Federal Court Rejects Delay of N.M. Power Plant Pollution Controls." Los Angele, March 5, 2012.
03 MARCH 2012, Issue 759
In this issue:
SPILL / GULF OF MEXICO
"BP, Plaintiffs Reach Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Settlement." Washington Post, March 2, 2012.
SPILL
"Crews Will Pump Brine, Mud into Well to Stop Propane Leak at Oklahoma Natural Gas Facility." Associated Press, March 2, 2012.
"Mont. Finalizes $1.6M Exxon Oil Spill Settlement; Company Still on Hook for Wildlife Damage." Associated Press, March 2, 2012.
COMPRESSED GASES / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Work Safety Fines Proposed for Researcher Death." Associated Press, March 2, 2012.
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25 FEBRUARY 2012, Issue 758
In this issue:
DRINKING WATER
"Pa. Woman: Tests Show Chemicals and Other Compounds in Water, DEP Refused Follow-Up Tests." Associated Press, February 24, 2012.
COMPLIANCE
"EPA Says Puerto Rico Battery Recycling Company to Pay Penalty, Reduce Contamination." Associated Press, February 23, 2012.
"US Labor Dept. Finds Violations at Hershey Distribution Center Where Foreign Workers Protested." Associated Press, February 21, 2012.
18 FEBRUARY 2012, Issue 757
In this issue:
SPILL
"2 Barges Collide on Miss. River, Spilling Oil; Coast Guard Says Leak Has Been Contained." Associated Press, February 17, 2012.
"Crash of Semitrailer, Cleanup of Chemical Spill Block Southbound Lanes of Georgia Interstate." Associated Press, February 16, 2012.
"Monterey, Calif., Hotel Evacuated After Chemical Spill; 16 Workers, 1 Guest Sent to Hospital." Associated Press, February 13, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"L.A. Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Stroke." Los Angeles Times, February 15, 2012.
11 FEBRUARY 2012, Issue 756
In this issue:
SPILL / VENEZUELA
"Oil Spill in Venezuela Fouls River, State Oil Company Says Workers Containing Crude." Associated Press, February 11, 2012.
CLEAN WATER
"US EPA Finalizes Rule Banning Sewage Discharges From Cruise Ships of Calif. Coast." Associated Press, February 9, 2012.
04 FEBRUARY 2012, Issue 755
In this issue:
SPILL / CHINA / CADMIUM
"Reports Say China Fires 7 Officials, Punishes 2 After Toxic Cadmium Spill in Southern River." Associated Press, February 3, 2012.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES / ACETYLENE
"Explosion and fire injure 2 at Campbell Industrial Park." Honolulu Star Advertiser, Feb 01, 2012.
EXCAVATION SAFETY
"Carpenter Buried Alive in Milpitas is IDd." San Francisco Chronicle, February 1, 2012.
FLAMMABLE DUST
"Rules to Help Prevent Dust Explosions Not on OSHA's Agenda, Despite Pleas to Fast Track." Associated Press, February 2, 2012.
CONSTUCTION SAFETY / WORKING SURFACES
"Floor Collapse at Under-Construction Cincinnati Casino Sends Several Workers to Hospital." Associated Press, January 27, 2012.
COMPLIANCE
"Wyo. Safety Officials Issue Citations for August Oil Facility Explosion that Killed 3 Workers." Associated Press, Published: January 30, 2012.
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21 JANUARY 2012, Issue 754
In this issue:
SPILL
"Costa Rushes to Remove 2,400 Tons of Fuel From Stricken Ship." Bloomberg, January 17, 2012.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Kaiser Permanente Converting to Safer IV Equipment." Washington Post, January 18, 2012.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"US Army Destroys World's Largest Stockpile of Chemicals Weapons, in Utah." Associated Press, January 18, 2012.
WHISTLEBLOWER / PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
"AirTran Must Reinstate Pilot Fired After He Reported Mechanical Problems." Associated Press, January 17, 2012.
GENERAL DUTY CLAUSE / DUEL EMPLOYER RELATIONSHIP
"State Fines Warehouse Companies for Safety Violations." Los Angeles Times, January 18, 2012.
14 JANUARY 2012, Issue 753
In this issue:
SPILL
"3 Freight Trains Derail in Indiana, Cars Burn and Smoke Forces Temporary Evacuations." Associated Press, January 6, 2012.
SUPERFUND / ASBESTOS / LIBBY, MONTANA
"EPA Results Show 'Very Low' Asbestos Levels in Wood Chips Sold from Montana Superfund Town." Associated Press, January 13, 2012.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Web Tool Tracks Major Greenhouse Gas Sources." Los Angeles Times, January 11, 2012.
07 JANUARY 2012, Issue 752
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tanker collision triggers small fuel oil spill off coast of Singapore." Associated Press, Published: January 5, 2012.
"Study: Cosco Busan Oil Spill Caused Lasting Damage to Herring, Bay's Only Commercial Species." Associated Press, December 26, 2012.
"Royal Dutch Shell Says Worst Nigeria Offshore Oil Spill in More Than a Decade Now Contained." Associated Press, December 26, 2011.
CLEAN AIR / TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"Toxic Releases Rose 16 Percent in 2010, EPA Says." Washington Post, January 5, 2012.
"6 sites in West Oahu emit toxic chemicals." Honolulu Star Advertiser, Jan 07, 2012.
MACHINE GUARDING
"SF Employer Faces Criminal Trial in Worker's Death." San Francisco Chronicle, December 29, 2011.
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