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Kate Sheppard

Is Your Kid's School Located Near A Chemical Facility? | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

A new study released Wednesday finds there are almost 10,000 schools across the country located within a mile of a chemical facility. The rese...

A Farmer's Perspective on the Texas Fertilizer Explosion

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
John W. Boyd Jr.

As a fourth-generation farmer, growing corn, wheat and soybeans across three counties in Southside Virginia, I cannot be oblivious to the news of death and destruction our essential business can experience.

Texas Fertilizer Plant Had Last OSHA Inspection In 1985

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration most recently inspected the Texas fertilizer plant that exploded Wednesday night in 19...