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Pa. steel plant explosion injures workers

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posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 10:54 AM
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Pa. steel plant explosion injures workers


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CLAIRTON, Pa. — Crews are responding to an explosion at a U.S. Steel plant near Pittsburgh where a blast killed a worker in 2009.

KDKA-TV quotes emergency dispatchers as saying some workers suffered minor to moderate injuries in the blast just before 10 a.m. Wednesday at the United States Steel Corp.'s Clairton Coke Works.

A company spokeswoman says she can't immediately confirm the news. An official with the United Steelworkers says the union is looking into the report.

Aerial television video showed smoke rising from the sprawling plant and the area swarming with emergency worke
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posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 10:54 AM
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Another industrial accident apparently. Is it just me or do these incidents seem to be occurring more and more. Could it be that as the economy shrinks, that workplace safety takes a back seat to corporate profits? Maybe, maybe not but hopefully everyone is okay in this incident.

This is also being covered on national television, so if you are interested turn on the news.

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posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 11:13 AM
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How about the use of low grade coal, because of the mines shut down by the Obama Administration?



 
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