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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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Freedom Industries Chemical Release
Freedom Industries Chemical Release

Location: Charleston, WV
Accident Occurred On: 01/09/2014
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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Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire
Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire

Location: Geismar, LA
Accident Occurred On: 06/13/2013
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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West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire
West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire

Location: West, TX
Accident Occurred On: 04/17/2013
A massive explosion at a fertilizer storage and distribution facility fatally injured twelve volunteer firefighters, two members of the public and caused hundreds of injuries. ...
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US Ink Fire
US Ink Fire

Location: East Rutherford , NJ
Accident Occurred On: 10/09/2012
Company: US Ink
An explosion and fire injured 7 workers at the US Ink facility. ...
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Chevron Refinery Fire
Chevron Refinery Fire

Location: Richmond, CA
Accident Occurred On: 08/06/2012
Company: Chevron
An August 6, 2012, release of flammable vapor led to a fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, California. ...
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Millard Refrigerated Services Ammonia Release
Millard Refrigerated Services Ammonia Release

Location: Theodore, AL
Accident Occurred On: 08/23/2010
Company: Millard Refrigerated Services
The CSB is investigating an anhydrous ammonia release at the Millard Refrigerated Services, a warehouse and distribution center in Theodore, Alabama, 15 miles south of Mobile where more than 130 ...
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Horsehead Holding Company Fatal Explosion and Fire
Horsehead Holding Company Fatal Explosion and Fire

Location: Monaca, PA
Accident Occurred On: 07/22/2010
Company: Horsehead Holding Company
On July 22, 2010, an explosion and fire killed two workers at the Horsehead Holding Company zinc recycling facility located in Monaca, PA. The facility recycles and purifies zinc through a high t...
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