Lessons (Not) Learned From the Chevron Fire

By: Wednesday April 10, 2013 5:14 pm

On Friday, federal accident investigators told California legislators that the state’s patchwork of oil industry regulations needs a serious overhaul. The Chevron fire that produced a toxic cloud and sent 15,000 people to the hospital could have been prevented, but the system was reactive and not designed to foresee and forestall problems, said the U.S. Chemical Safety Board. Duh. The board didn’t need 18 months to come to that conclusion.

 

Dirty Dancing at the DTSC: Toxic Lead Coming to a Landfill Near You

By: Monday October 1, 2012 12:50 pm

Remember those old, clunky TVs and computer monitors? The ones with Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) people threw out in favor of flat screens? Well, now electronics makers don’t want to recycle them.

Has TVA Been Stockpiling Lies Along With Toxic Coal Wastes?

By: Saturday December 27, 2008 6:01 pm

This week TVA deliberately dumped massive amounts of toxic corporate waste matter into a shared public resource: America’s broadcast media. Why did the PR flacks who ooze around TVA’s headquarters give America such generous portions of steaming corporate lies for Christmas?

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