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Regulators Fault Procedures in Blast at Natural Gas Facility
Regulators Fault Procedures in Blast at Natural Gas Facility
PLYMOUTH, Wash. (AP) — Federal and state regulators say the main cause of an explosion in 2014 at a southeastern Washington natural gas facility was inadequate procedures that allowed oxygen to remain in the system. A pressure vessel ruptured at the Williams Northwest Pipeline facility in Plymouth, Washington, on March 31, 2014, injuring six employees and causing tens of millions of dollars in dam
Accurate Labeling Act Concerns Senate; Japanese Flour Mill Managers Visit NW
Accurate Labeling Act Concerns Senate; Japanese Flour Mill Managers Visit NW
Opponents of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act have little concern for the bill in the Senate, for now. The SAFE Act passed the U.S. House earlier this year but has yet to be introduced in the Senate. Senate Republican John Hoeven of North Dakota is planning to introduce the bill if he can get a Democratic co-sponsor and enough support in the Senate to move it through the chamber... Read Mor
Federal Judge Rule Against an Idaho Law; They Expect This El Nino to be the Strongest in Recent History
Federal Judge Rule Against an Idaho Law; They Expect This El Nino to be the Strongest in Recent History
Direct from the pages of the Idaho Statesman: “A federal judge ruled last week that an Idaho law making it illegal to secretly film animal abuse at agricultural facilities violates the right to free speech.The effect of the statute will be to suppress speech by undercover investigators and whistle-blowers concerning topics of great public importance: the safety of the public food supply, the safet