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This Chemical Kills. Why Aren't Regulators Banning It? A fiery refinery blast in Philadelphia!

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 When rules and regulations no longer apply we get to see how disinformation destroys: 'Last month’s spectacular explosions at a large Philadelphia oil refinery complex injured 5 workers, terrorized city residents. But the impact could have been vastly worse had the explosions triggered a release from the refinery’s huge inventory of toxic hydrogen fluoride — up to 420,000 pounds’ worth. If that disaster occurred amid the chaos on June 21 morning, it would have imperiled the lives of  hundreds of thousands of people. If you read this account, you  will  witness and learn HOW beneficial rules are being discarded ...in this case because of industry lobbyists pushing Trump’s EPA to begin the process of scrapping Obama-era environmental rules  -- that finally would have required oil refineries to evaluate using safer technologies.'  Read how it's done... breaking the rules....

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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