That may not sound like the bold type of action you’d hope to expect when workers have become disposable commodities. It’s not the sort of action that comforts families ripped apart by a death or serious workplace injury (state studies show that workers who are seriously injured can expect a severely reduced income earning ability for the rest of their working career). But for now, it appears, this is the Wyoming way.
A 1993 report to Congress by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that details the hazards associated with the production and uses of hydrofluoric acid and to makes recommendations about reducing these hazards based on the finding.
CASPER — Wyoming Refining Co.’s oil refinery is situated literally on Main Street in Newcastle and a mere half-mile away from Newcastle High School. The school is equipped with a “panic button” that shuts off all ventilation in the building …
A January 2009 settlement agreement between Wyoming DEQ and Frontier Refining of Cheyenne agreeing on a $461,656 payment to the state for multiple alleged violations in handling and cleaning up spilled hazardous wastes.