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LRC1962

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Oil refinery explosion - St. John, New Brunswick.
« on: October 08, 2018, 07:04:58 PM »
May not seem such an import bit of news, but it is Canada's largest refinery. Seems to be 'small' problem at the moment, but Irving does not have a good record when it comes to safety  or pollution levels. As it owns over half of Atlantic Provinces economy directly politicians do trend to look the other way.
Something to keep an eye on for dark snow etc.
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Re: Oil refinery explosion - St. John, New Brunswick.
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2018, 07:40:38 PM »
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Explosion, fire at Saint John oil refinery injures at least 2
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In a Twitter post, Irving Oil would only say: "We can confirm that a major incident has occurred at our Saint John refinery this morning. We are actively assessing the situation at this time and will share more information when available."

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/explosion-fire-saint-john-oil-refinery-1.4854460