Common Ground IV: Why Cooperation to Reduce Accidents at Louisiana Refineries is Needed Now
Neighborhoods on the fence line of refineries throughout Louisiana face exposure to harmful chemicals on a daily basis. The chronic problems in refinery operations impact the neighboring community, the workers, and all of us in Louisiana.
Common Ground is an analysis of refineries’ reports to the state. The goal is to identify trends of problems so that accidents can be reduced. With over 200,000 people living within 2 miles of a refinery in Louisiana, there is a clear need to reduce accidents and eliminate exposure to hazardous chemicals.