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Total # of Recommendations
686
Total # of Open Recommendations
153
Total # of Closed Recommendations
533
Total % of Open 22 vs. Closed 78

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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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Synthron Chemical Explosion
Synthron Chemical Explosion

Location: Morganton, NC
Final Report Released On: 07/31/2007
Company: Synthron, Inc.
One worker was fatally burned and about a dozen others were injured when a powerful explosion devastated the Synthron Inc. chemical manufacturing facility. CSB investigators believe the explosion...
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Emergency Shutdown Systems for Chlorine Transfer
Emergency Shutdown Systems for Chlorine Transfer

Final Report Released On: 06/14/2007
This bulletin compares two chlorine releases investigated by the CSB. In both, a railcar unloading hose failed and chlorine was released. In the first incident, an emergency shutdown system malfu...
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