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13 Oil Refineries Released Dangerous Concentrations of Benzene in 2020

13 Oil Refineries Released Dangerous Concentrations of Benzene in 2020

Since Benzene has been linked to various cancers, the EPA requires oil refining plants to monitor its levels in the vicinity of the facilities to protect the surrounding communities.
According to a new report by the Environmental Integrity Project, at least 13 refineries released benzene in...

American Oilfield Deaths Equal to American Military Killed in Afghanistan

American Oilfield Deaths Equal to American Military Killed in Afghanistan

There’s no question working in the oil and gas fields is a dangerous job. Still, most members of the public do not realize just how dangerous it is. In the nine years between 2008 and 2017, 1,566 workers died of injuries sustained while working in oil and gas drilling, and that’s almost...