carbide industries http://wfpl.org en Residents Welcome More Regulations for Rubbertown Plants http://wfpl.org/post/residents-welcome-more-regulations-rubbertown-plants <p>After concluding that a&nbsp;<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/update-carbide-ignored-warning-signs-march-2011-explosion-rubbertown">deadly 2011 explosion at the Carbide Industries plant in Rubbertown&nbsp;could have been prevented</a>, the Federal Chemical Safety Board has approved recommendations aimed at making sure industries won't have a chance to replicate the unsafe conditions—a move&nbsp;Rubbertown residents welcomed.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:44:14 +0000 Gabe Bullard 3880 at http://wfpl.org Residents Welcome More Regulations for Rubbertown Plants Update: Carbide Ignored Warning Signs Before March 2011 Explosion in Rubbertown http://wfpl.org/post/update-carbide-ignored-warning-signs-march-2011-explosion-rubbertown <p>The federal Chemical Safety Board says Carbide Industries ignored warning signs and could have prevented a deadly explosion at a plant in Louisville two years ago.</p><p>Today, the CSB released the results of its investigation into<a href="http://archives.wfpl.org/2011/03/21/rubbertown-fire-under-control-community-not-at-risk/"> the March 2011 furnace explosion</a> at Carbide's Rubbertown facility that killed two workers and injured two others. (<a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/124326485/CSB-Case-Study">Read the report here.</a>)</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:28:44 +0000 Gabe Bullard 3857 at http://wfpl.org Update: Carbide Ignored Warning Signs Before March 2011 Explosion in Rubbertown