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BP has dumped over $500 million into PR, attacking “judges, special masters, and claimants’ lawyers - trying to change the focus from its tragic track record of ignoring safety and deepwater despair.” Read more...
People are rising up, and in the years to come, we are going to see some real changes. Read more...
The fertilizer plant that exploded on in West, Texas in April, wiping out part of a small Texas town and killing at least 14 people, had last year been storing 1,350 times the amount of ammonium nitrate that would normally trigger safety oversight by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Read more...
A week after a blast at a Texas fertilizer plant killed at least 15 people and hurt more than 200, authorities still don’t know exactly why the West Chemical and Fertilizer Company plant exploded. Read more...
This is what depending on industry self-reporting gets us: A massive and completely preventable tragedy. Read more...

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In an unprecedented move in the hotel industry, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a formal Hazard Alert Letter to Hyatt Hotels that its housekeepers are in danger of injury because of Hyatt's policies. This is the first Read more...
As I've already written about here in my post on Neil Cavuto bringing in a speed reader to attack government regulations, as Media Matters pointed out, Fox News began a week long assault on government regulations in conjunction with the GOP's push to roll those regulations back as well. During their weekly address, Rep. Peter Roskam continued that assault. Read more...
CNN aired a special this weekend Behind the scenes of 'Rescue: Saving the Gulf' which didn't particularly interest me since I thought it looked like a Read more...
BP has said they are responsible for the Gulf oil spill but now they seem to be reserving the right to blame someone else. Fox News' Chris Wallace Read more...
Ed Schultz talks to the President of the United Steelworkers Leo Gerard about his recent op-ed Wrongful Fatalities, Failed Worker Protections: In bot Read more...