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Thu Feb 19, 2015, 01:12 PM

 

Explosion Rips Through Torrance Refinery, Shakes South Bay

Hours after an explosion ripped through a Torrance refinery, residents for miles around continue to grapple with ash, a gas odor and concerns over poor air quality while inspectors confirmed that a filtration device was the source of the blast.

A smoke advisory was issued for areas near the ExxonMobil refinery due to Wednesday morning's explosion and fire...

California Occupational Safety and Health officials were at the site investigating. While the unit where the blast occurred was ordered shut down, the rest of the refinery is still in operation.

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Torrance-Refinery-Exxon-Mobil-Explosion-292413021.html

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Thu Feb 19, 2015, 01:16 PM

1. lucky it was not worse. This is a huge refinary....







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Thu Feb 19, 2015, 01:47 PM

2. another day, another fossil fool calamity

i still have some faith in humanity. i hope that these disasters will be the wake-up call for the renewable energy revolution.

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