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David Sirota: Texas Blast Exposes the New Normal – Truthdig

 

Texas is not the nation’s most populous state but nonetheless sports “the nation’s highest number of workplace fatalities.” When it comes to industrial disasters, the Times notes that Texas has only about a quarter more “high risk” sites than the state (Illinois) with the second most number of such facilities. However, it has, according to the Times, “more than three times the number of accidents, four times the number of injuries and deaths, and 300 times the property damage costs” as that state.

David Sirota: Texas Blast Exposes the New Normal – Truthdig.

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May 24, 2013 at 5:03 pm

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