Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Wants to Dump Safety Regs

U.S. regulator proposes scaling back offshore drilling safety rules: WSJ

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), which regulates offshore oil and gas drilling, proposes relaxing requirements to stream real-time data on oil production operators to facilities onshore, where they are available for review by regulators, the Journal reported.

The BSEE has also proposed cutting a provision requiring that third-party inspectors of critical equipment – such as the blowout preventer that failed in the Deepwater Horizon case – be certified by the BSEE….



The Pentagon Is Actively Poisoning Americans Across The US And It’s 100% “Legal”

This concerns Louisiana – Colfax, Louisiana is on the front of the report.

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The Department of Defense and its contractors are currently using at least 61 active military sites across the country to “burn and detonate unused munitions and raw explosives in the open air with no environmental emissions controls,” according to a series of bombshell reports from ProPublica that give insight into the largest source of pollution in the country.

Toxic Fires

Across the Country, Military Sites Burn Hazardous Waste Into Open Air

By Hilary Fung, Abrahm Lustgarten and Lena Groeger

Virtually every day, the Department of Defense and its contractors burn and detonate unused munitions and raw explosives in the open air with no environmental emissions controls, often releasing toxins near water sources and schools.

Story: https://projects.propublica.org/graphics/burn-sites

Colorado chemical arms wastewater to be trucked to Texas

PUEBLO, Colo. — The U.S. Army will truck hazardous wastewater from a chemical weapons destruction plant in Colorado to an incineration facility in Texas because…

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 EnergyFuels’ Uranium Mine Fire in Texas

This is SOUTH Texas … close enough!
SEE how billionaires put their problems of high risk on the ordinary working Joe!

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In early August, the U.S. Border Patrol spotted a wildfire at EnergyFuel (Mestena)’s Alta Mesa In Situ Leach Uranium Mine in South Texas. 60 acres burned before localfirefighters were able t…

Story: US Border Patrol Spots EnergyFuels Uranium Mine Fire in Texas; 60 Acres Burned; Local Fire Department Forced to Battle Fire

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Power Outage Near Waterford Nuke Plant Area

Power back on.

Entergy has restored power to more than 7,000 residents in Kenner and Metairie Saturday (May 14) afternoon following several power outages in the area, according to the outage map provided by Entergy. A piece of equipment failed at a substation on West Esplanade Avenue that affected approximately 7,000 customers in total…”


Note: Nuke plants melt down without constant electrical power to their control room. Their “back-up” generators are worthless after an hour.