by Emily Atkin & Sacha Feinman Posted on February 18, 2015
The workers at the Torrance refinery are represented by United Steelworkers, the same union leading unprecedented oil worker strikes nationwide over refinery safety.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 21, 2014 Updated: November 21, 2014
Everything we know, and everything we don't, about the oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana that killed one worker on Thursday.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 28, 2014
The explosion is the latest mishap at the Whiting refinery, which in March was responsible for leaking up to 1,638 gallons of oil into Lake Michigan.
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 9, 2014 Updated: July 9, 2014
Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott told residents they can “drive around” their neighborhoods and ask about dangerous chemicals warehouses after limiting disclosure laws.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 7, 2014 Updated: June 7, 2014
"I think this tragic accident should be a wake up call to the nation that producing energy from coal is an archaic and dangerous thing to do in the 21st century when we have abundant safe, and clean sources of energy."
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on April 24, 2014
"It burned so hot you can't fight this thing," Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik said of the fire.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 17, 2014
Crude oil is resurfacing with the arrival of spring in Lac-Mégantic.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on February 13, 2014
Adair County, Kentucky remains under a state of emergency after a natural gas line explosion early Thursday morning.
by Ari Phillips Posted on February 11, 2014
With a specialized fire crew on route from Texas, one person was injured and one remains missing.