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MORE THAN 5 YEARS ON, FAMILIES OF DEADLY GRAIN ELEVATOR BLAST VICTIMS STILL SEARCHING FOR JUSTICE

From: High Plains Public Radio

“The U.S. attorney’s “lengthy squatting” on the Bartlett case precluded the pursuit of civil or administrative remedies against the company, said Jeff…

FIVE YEARS LATER FAMILIES OF SIX GRAIN ELEVATOR BLAST VICTIMS STILL IN THE DARK

From: The Kansas City Star

"“The U.S. attorney’s lengthy squatting on this case precludes pursuit of civil or administrative remedies,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public…

EPA INVESTIGATING EXXONMOBIL FOR UNDERSTATING TORRANCE REFINERY RISK

From: Daily Breeze

"For instance, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board that oversees the industry is in a state of disarray and largely unable to function, said Jeff Ruch, executive…

CAL-OSHA CHIEF - STATE OSHA'S BUDGET, STAFFING INCREASES SHOULD AMELIORATE FEDS' CONCERNS

From: OSHA Daily

"OSHA's conclusions about the state program -- set out in a formal June 26 response to the complainants, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) --…


News Releases

FEDS FIND GAPING HOLES IN CAL/OSHA SAFETY NET

Serious Enforcement and Inspection Failures Put California Workers at Risk

SILENT EPIDEMIC OF WORKPLACE CHEMICAL EXPOSURES RAGES ON

New Worker Right-to-Know Database Maps All OSHA Health Inspection Readings

FEDERAL AUDIT SLAMS CAL/OSHA PERFORMANCE

California Below National Average in Several Key Worker Health & Safety Measures

U.S. INDUSTRIAL SAFETY LAGS ALARMINGLY BEHIND DEVELOPED WORLD

U.S. Industrial Loss Burden 3 Times European Union and Gap Is Growing

OBAMA RETREATS FROM HIS OWN CHEMICAL SAFETY MEASURES

Despite Recurring Disasters, Industrial Plants No Safer Now Than Under Bush