Why would a Company Not Care about Worker or Public Safety?

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This goes ditto for Texas Brine!

Originally posted on Mining Awareness Plus:

BP management overlooked warning signs of catastrophic accident US CSB gov
Anatomy of a Disaster, CSB gov http://youtu.be/XuJtdQOU_Z4?
OSHA worker injuries
Work injuries and illnesses exact a tremendous toll on society. Despite the decades-old legal requirement that employers provide workplaces free of serious hazards, every year, more than three million workers are seriously injured, and thousands more are killed on the job. The financial and social impacts of these injuries and illnesses are huge, with workers and their families and taxpayer-supported programs paying most of the costs.” New OSHA Report: “Adding Inequality to Injury: The Costs of Failing to Protect Workers on the Jobhttp://www.dol.gov/osha/report/20150304-inequality.pdf

USW News Release:
MAR 02, 2015
USW Cites Op-Ed on Oil Refinery Safety by Former Texas Judge Who Handled BP Texas City Explosion Litigation
Column Alleges Oil Companies Value Profits over Worker Safety

GALVESTON, Texas (March 2, 2015) — The United Steelworkers (USW) union today said a newspaper column by former Texas District Judge…

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FUBAR’s Last Stand Thursday

Looks like all the chips have cashed in at Lake FUBAR -

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Julie Dermansky Photos of ruined Bayou Corne:  Ghost Town Left in the Wake of the Bayou Corne Sinkhole in Louisiana

We have to ask: Why aren’t they using infrared mapping at Lake FUBAR to show what is going on with the cap rock and collapsing caverns?  News item: Researchers discover second lost city of Monkey God in Jungle of Honduras

Scientists from the US, the UK, and Honduras using infrared mapping believe they might have discovered a second fabled lost city in the Jungles of Honduras where Monkeys were worshiped as gods.

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Meanwhile – on the Minden ammo dump beatMother Jones magazine picked up the story  smile2

LiveAmmo  The Town From “True Blood” Is Filled With Toxic Explosives the EPA Fears Will Blow Up

            Shreveport TimesM6 committee prepares to narrow disposal alternatives

Lt. General Russel Honoré Keynote 2015 Tulane Environmental Law Summit

LINK –  http://youtu.be/taXaWOcpfZI

Global ResearchShock: Fracking Used to Inject Nuclear Waste Underground for Decades

“Unearthed articles from the 1960s detail how nuclear waste was buried beneath the Earth’s surface by Halliburton & Co. for decades as a means of disposing the by-products of post-World War II atomic energy production.”

“. . . . Alleged fracking links to the contamination of the public water supply and critical aquifers, as well as ties to earthquake upticks near drilling locations that are otherwise not prone to seismic activity have created uproar in the years since the 2005 Cheney loophole,” which allowed the industry to circumvent the Safe Drinking Water Act by exempting fracking fluids, thus fast tracking shale fracking as a source of cheap natural gas.”

Tuesday News

The Chile volcano is not to blame for the big fluid movement at Lake FUBAR at 6:15 a.m. ( 12:15 p.m. UTC) – seen on LA12‘s monitor. The Chile volcano went off at 6:46 UTC.

The WatchersStrong eruption of Villarrica volcano, Chile

Villarica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands fleeVillarica volcano details

Solar storm – does it affect Lake FUBAR, tides, etc. ???

The WatchersEarth under the influence of CH HSS, geomagnetic storm in progress

“Under G1-class storm conditions, weak power grid fluctuations can occur, minor impact on satellite operations are possible, aurora may be visible at high latitudes, i.e., northern tier of the U.S. such as northern Michigan and Maine. “

More – spaceweather.com

Bio weapon accident at Tulane U

[ video] LINK –  http://youtu.be/pAD92ON0bJ8

Thurs. News, Boone Dam Snow Melt Fears < UPDATED

See next post for link to map of Lake FUBAR and helicorder link.  Everything still on active mode there.
DOWNarrowSM LA14 showed a big 2 hour long disruption just after 1 a.m. and another 2 hour long session just after 3 a.m..

This comment at Zero Hedge says they wonder what will happen to Boone Dam when all this snow melt comes down the river.

“TVA drew Boone down to below winter pool levels to take some pressure off of the sinkhole/mud geysers, so it only has to hold back something like a 145 ft. wall of water. Which is fine – until the snow pack in the mountains melts in a couple of weeks. Then you have those two rivers with fifteen miles of water in them filling up REALLY fast. The river below the Boone dam will be swollen, too. I don’t think they can just open the floodgates on Boone all the way. So Boone fills up, water migration that caused the sinkholes/mud geysers gets worse, and all of a sudden you have Boone tsunami.” . . . (more)

ENE-News – Officials ‘Alarmed’ at Press Conference on Dam with Nuclear Plants frowny2 Downstream: ‘Movement’ in foundation 100s of feet underground; Rock dissolving — “Sinkhole is indication of bigger problem” — “Urgency of issue is obvious” — Examining “every possible type of failure” (VIDEO)

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NOTE: Future Boone Dam updates will go here.

DNR Knows the Water is Getting Contaminated from Texas Brine’s Disaster

This 2012 DNR document shows Shaw Group (new name now) did a simulation study on migration of chloride from the Bayou Corne sinkhole into Mississippi River Alluvial Aquifer and it showed the aquifer getting contaminated.

From Shaw Group - Bayou Corne Evaluation of Chloride Migration from Bayou Corne Sinkhole in Mississippi River Alluvial Aquifer (MRAA), November 14, 2012

The study has charts showing the water levels all around Lake FUBAR and beyond.

Also we found this Nov. 2012 report from Isotech showing the amount of methane taken in their samples.

This 2012 DNR map of the area shows how much toxic crud is at risk of getting into the water should there be a big explosion or catastrophe at Lake FUBAR. See east of Lake FUBAR on the map. You can take this 2012 DNR status report and mark it all up with a red pencil.