Category Archives: Worker Health

Listening Session Comment on EO 13650: Molly Brackin, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

By Molly Brackin, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Listening Session Public Comment Executive Order #13650:  Improving Chemical Safety and Security My name is Molly Brackin, and I am an AmeriCorps VISTA with the Louisiana Bucket Brigade. I have been with the … Continue reading

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Marcia Oursler, Petrochemical Accident Researcher: Comment on EO 13650

By Marcia Oursler, Petrochemical Accident Researcher Listening Session Public Comment Executive Order #13650:  Improving Chemical Safety and Security My name is Marcia Oursler and I have been with Louisiana Bucket Brigade since August 2013. While many community members are aware … Continue reading

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Public Comment on EO 13650: Improving Chemical Safety & Security

 By Anna Hrybyk, Program Manager Listening Session Public Comment Executive Order #13650:  Improving Chemical Safety and Security Thank you for the opportunity to comment.  My name is Anna Hrybyk and I have been the Program Manager at the Louisiana Bucket … Continue reading

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Heartbreaking iWitness Report

By Molly Brackin, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist On Friday, October 25th the following report came into the iWitness Pollution map: April 3, 2013 Exxon Mobil’s Chalmette Refinery The article in the newspaper read that the leak happened at 7:00 am … Continue reading

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Lessons from Hurricane Isaac: Gulf Coast Coal & Petrochemical Facilities Still Not Storm Ready

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Geismar Accident Response Team Reflection

By an Accident Response Team Member We deployed to Geismar last Friday in response the Williams Olefins explosion that occurred the previous morning. Our goal in deploying was to make information of the accident known to those who live in … Continue reading

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Delta Airlines Oil Refining Company: Vertical Expansion of Industries Now Include Oil Refining

By Jay Colingham MPH, LABB Research Associate   Refining oil looks like a frugal way for some companies to save money due to the uncertainty surrounding future fuel prices and a pessimistic outlook for costs to the transportation and freight … Continue reading

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