Death At Howard Industries Of Laurel, Mississippi, A Company Showered By Media Love And Political Largesse Despite Its Horrible Record

By Joseph B. Atkins, -

Controversy still hangs over Howard Industries in Laurel, Mississippi, as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration continues its investigation into the March 15 death of a [...]

Pilots Sue Boeing For Putting Profits Over Safety

By Alan Weedon, -

Boeing's 737 MAX series— first announced in 2011 and put to service in 2017 — is the fourth generation of its 737 aircraft, a widely popular narrow-body aircraft model that has been a mainstay of [...]

Health And Safety Tests Are Needed Before Rolling Out 5G Technology

By Arjun Walia, -

We are in the midst of a 5G wireless technology rollout, and politicians have yet to address safety concerns. I recently used Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as an example, but it's [...]

Accident At Compressor Station Fuels More Pipeline Concerns

By Rev. Mac Legerton, -

By Reverend Mac Legerton of the North Carolina Alliance To Protect Our People and the Places We Live. Prospect, North Carolina - As reported in the ROBESONIAN, Jennifer Sharpe, a communication [...]

Dakota Pipeline Is Ready for Oil, Without Spill Response Plan For Standing Rock

By Phil Mckenna, -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - Without a complete emergency plan or equipment, a spill at the Missouri River crossing could cause tremendous damage to the environment and the tribe's [...]

How D.C. Drivers Put The Brakes On Unsafe Buses

By Samantha Winslow, -

By Samantha Winslow for Labor Notes - How can you force city leaders to confront the effects of privatization? Subcontracted bus drivers in Washington, D.C., did it through their contract [...]

Black Lives Matter Activists March For Safety Of Women

By Alex Garland, -

By Alex Garland for The Dignity Virus - Weeks after a lawsuit was filed against Jared Williams, a Tacoma police officer, by 17 year old Monique Tillman, approximately 100 activists marched in [...]

Eight Large Corporations Penalized $1 Billion Or More

By Editor, -

By Editor of Corporate Crime Reporter - Eight large corporations and their subsidiaries have each been penalized more than $1 billion for environmental, health and safety cases brought by federal [...]

Another Serious Reason To Oppose Gas Pipelines

By Francis Eatherington, -

By Francis Eatherington in Register Guard - With wildfires raging across Oregon, it has become even more urgent for Gov. Kate Brown and U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley to oppose the [...]

Pennsylvanians Rally To Stop Fracking Near Schools

By Diane Sipe, -

By Diane Sipe for Marcellus Outreach Butler - More than 100 parents, concerned citizens, and advocates marched through downtown Butler to Diamond Park on Saturday to send a strong message that [...]

New App Offers ‘Panic Button’ For Activists In Danger

By Elise Thomas, -

In countries all over the world, activists and journalists risk their safety, their freedom and even their lives to speak up for human rights and civil liberties. They may face harassment, [...]

Exploding Trains And Crude Oil

By John Flanders, -

On the eve of the first conference bringing together rail workers and environmentalists in Richmond, California, we’ve had one oil train after another go off the tracks and explode. The latest [...]

Rally Against Oil Trains’ Threat To Water

By John Seasly, -

In the wake of a spate of derailments nationwide, more than 100 protesters rallied near the Oradell Reservoir on Saturday, speaking out against the oil trains that pass across that mainstay of [...]

Refinery Strike Is Not Just About Safety – It’s About Pollution

By Mike Ludwig, -

"Our focus is on health and safety; it's not wages at all," said USW spokeswoman Lynne Hancock. Thousands of accidents are reported at refineries across the country every year, but typically [...]

4,000 Barrels Of Oil Spill From Louisiana Pipeline

By Craig Sims, -

MOORINGSPORT, La. (KTBS) - Raw oil is coating around a four mile section of Tete Bayou in Caddo Parish after a major spill Monday, around 8 AM. It happened just southwest of Mooringsport. [...]

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