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Total # of Recommendations
711
Total # of Open Recommendations
174
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 24 vs. Closed 76

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Allied Terminals Fertilizer Tank Collapse
Allied Terminals Fertilizer Tank Collapse

Location: Chesapeake, VA
Final Report Released On: 05/26/2009
Company: Allied Terminals
On November 12, 2008 a two-million-gallon liquid fertilizer storage tank collapsed at the Allied Terminal distribution facility in Chesapeake, VA. The incident critically injured two contract wor...
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Little General Store Propane Explosion
Little General Store Propane Explosion

Location: Ghent, WV
Final Report Released On: 09/25/2008
Company: Little General Store
Four people were killed and five others were seriously injured when propane vapors from a storage tank ignited and exploded at the Little General convenience store and gas station in Ghent, West ...
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Barton Solvents Flammable Liquid Explosion and Fire
Barton Solvents Flammable Liquid Explosion and Fire

Location: Des Moines, IA
Final Report Released On: 09/18/2008
Company: Barton Solvents
On October 29, 2007, a fire and series of explosions occurred at the Barton Solvents chemical distribution facility in Des Moines, Iowa, . The initial fire started in the packaging area while a 3...
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Valero Refinery Propane Fire
Valero Refinery Propane Fire

Location: Sunray, TX
Final Report Released On: 07/09/2008
Company: Valero
On February 16, 2007, a propane fire erupted at the Valero McKee Refinery in Sunray, Texas, north of Amarillo. Three workers suffered serious burns, and the refinery was forced to shut down. The ...
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Barton Solvents Explosions and Fire
Barton Solvents Explosions and Fire

Location: Valley Center, KS
Final Report Released On: 06/26/2008
Company: Barton Solvents
On July 17, 2007, explosions and fire erupted at the Barton Solvents facility in Valley Center, Kansas, north of Wichita. The incident led to the evacuation of thousands of residents and resulted...
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CAI / Arnel Chemical Plant Explosion
CAI / Arnel Chemical Plant Explosion

Location: Danvers, MA
Final Report Released On: 05/13/2008
Company: CAI/Arnel
During the early morning hours of November 22, a powerful explosion destroyed the CAI/Arnel ink and paint manufacturing facility in Danvers, Massachusetts. Scores of nearby homes and businesses w...
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EQ Hazardous Waste Plant Explosions and Fire
EQ Hazardous Waste Plant Explosions and Fire

Location: Apex, NC
Final Report Released On: 04/16/2008
Company: EQ
Explosions and fire at a hazardous waste facility forced the evacuation of approximately 16,000 residents from Apex, North Carolina, on October 5, 2006. The incident likely began in the oxidizer ...
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