September 12, 2007 | Mark Paradies

More on a Trial Related to the BP Texas City Explosion: Suggestions for flare at BP plant date to 1977

From the Houston Chronicle

GALVESTON — Plant managers, both before and after BP acquired the Texas City refinery in 1998, thought a flare to burn off excess flammable vapors should have been added to a unit involved in the deadly March 2005 blast.

For the rest of the story see:

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/5127531.html

Also, for more info see a Forbes article:

http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/09/11/ap4105419.html

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