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DuPontLaPorte
11/17/2014
The CSB investigation into the tragic accident at DuPont's La Porte, Texas, chemical plant got underway this morning at 8 a.m.
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11/16/2014
A team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has arrived in Houston to begin its investigation into the fatal chemical release at the La Porte DuPont Plant.
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11/15/2014
CSB deploying to accident at DuPont facility near Houston, Texas
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10/28/2014 1:58:00 PM
A safety video about the fatal April 2, 2010, explosion and fire at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington. A nearly 40-year-old heat exchanger violently ruptured, causing an explosion and fire that fatally injured seven workers – the largest loss of life at a U.S. refinery since 2005. read more
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