At about 1:20 p.m. on March 23, 2005 an overflow of highly flammable material shot from a sub-unit at BP’s Texas City refinery’s isomerization unit and was ignited by a truck’s idling diesel engine. That set off a cascade of explosions that leveled nearby office trailers killing 15 people and injuring more than 170. Starting Saturday, The Daily News will publish a series of features marking the 10th anniversary of the fatal blasts.

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TEXAS CITY — At about 1:20 p.m. on March 23, 2005, an overflow of highly flammable material shot from a sub-unit at the BP Texas City refinery’s isomerization unit and was ignited by a truck’s idling diesel engine. That set off a cascade of explosions that leveled nearby office trailers, killing 15 people and injuring more than 170.

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Jim Bob

The USW is selling their members out. The strike never was about safety or fatigue issues. Once they realized they couldn’t force the companies to unionize all contactors and get more dues paying members, they folded. Only the hardcore lemmings are left. The right to work states are going back to work as they should.
New video with contract terms at the end: What Happened?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0L-xY4VzIA

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