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Total # of Recommendations
804
Total # of Open Recommendations
168
Total # of Closed Recommendations
636
Total % of Open 21 vs. Closed 79

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Delaware City Refining Company
Delaware City Refining Company

Location: Delaware City, DE
Final Report Released On: 05/18/2017
On Sunday, November 29, 2015, an operator at the Delaware City Refining Company’s (DCRC) Kellogg Alkylation Unit suffered second degree burns to his face and neck areas while performing de-invent...
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Freedom Industries Chemical Release
Freedom Industries Chemical Release

Location: Charleston, WV
Final Report Released On: 05/11/2017
A leak originating from a storage tank at Freedom Industries contaminated the local water supply leaving hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents without clean drinking water. ...
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ExxonMobil Refinery Explosion
ExxonMobil Refinery Explosion

Location: Torrance, CA
Final Report Released On: 05/03/2017
A February 18, 2015, explosion in a gasoline processing unit at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Torrance, CA, led to two workers suffering minor injuries and debris being dispersed into the surroundin...
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AirGas Facility Fatal Explosion
AirGas Facility Fatal Explosion

Location: Pensacola, FL
Final Report Released On: 04/20/2017
The CSB's final report was released at a news conference in Pensacola, FL on 4/20/2017. ...
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Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire
Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire

Location: Geismar, LA
Final Report Released On: 10/19/2016
A fire and explosion occurred on Thursday June 13, 2013, which fatally injured two workers at the William Olefins, Inc., plant located in Geismar, Louisiana....
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Tesoro Martinez Sulfuric Acid Spill
Tesoro Martinez Sulfuric Acid Spill

Location: Martinez, CA
Final Report Released On: 08/02/2016
A sulfuric acid spill on February 12, 2014, burned two workers in the refinery’s alkylation unit, who were transported to the nearest hospital burn unit by life flight. The incident occurred when...
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Macondo Blowout and Explosion
Macondo Blowout and Explosion

Final Report Released On: 04/20/2016
On April 20, 2010, a sudden explosion and fire occurred on the oil rig. The accident resulted in the deaths of 11 workers and caused a massive, ongoing oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. The rig...
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