Superior appears briefly in The New York Times opinion piece “This Chemical Kills. Why Aren’t Regulators Banning It?“
Three years later, on April 26, 2018, an explosion devastated the Husky Energy Refinery in Superior, Wis., threatening the integrity of the plant’s hydrogen fluoride alkylation unit. The refinery is still rebuilding and won’t resume partial operations until at least 2020, at an estimated cost of $400 million. Investigators found that debris from the explosion pierced an asphalt tank that was located farther from the blast site than the refinery’s hydrogen fluoride tank, which could easily have been hit.
Of course, I’d rather be in the news for better things … but given interest in environmental quality and safety among PDD readership, FYI.
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