Someone made sure the brontosaurus statue at the Crowheart Store is taking COVID-19 safety precautions.
Sunday April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, a day set aside each year to remember workers killed on the job, and the families they leave behind. It’s particularly important that Workers Memorial Day be recognized here in Wyoming where, until a couple of years ago, the state held the dubious distinction for having the worst, or second-worst, workplace fatality rate in the nation every year for a full decade.
Sinclair refinery to pay $3.8M penalty for violations
Sinclair Oil Corp. has agreed to pay $3.8 million in penalties for alleged violations of pollution controls at its oil refineries in the Wyoming towns of Casper and Sinclair.
The U.S. Environmental …
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.
‘Wild lands’ bullet dodged, oil still spills in Wyoming
The Obama administration’s announcement this week to dump the so-called “wild lands policy” was not unexpected. The policy was already dead in April when the GOP successfully barred the Interior department …