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November 19, 2019

Calls Grow To Strengthen Oversight Of Refiners’ Hydrogen Fluoride

July 23, 2019 at 5:55 PM
Federal and local officials are stepping up calls for the Trump administration to strengthen oversight of the use and storage of hydrogen fluoride (HF) by dozens of refiners in the wake of a series of industrial incidents at several facilities across the country that have raised safety concerns for employees and adjacent communities. Their calls, which echo recent formal requests from the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) for EPA to assess the adequacy of refiners’ safety plans, put new pressure on...

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