Chemical Plants Pose Y2K Risks (article from NJ Record)greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
New article about chemical risks:
Also, if you haven't read it already, check out the International Association of Firefighters' webpage on Y2K:
New Y2K training materials, slides, case studies, etc. from the International Association of Firefighters. This is an excellent resource from a very reputable organization. These are the men and women who will be on the frontlines of any Y2K-related incidents (from fires resulting from home storage of gasoline to toxic releases resulting from process control failures). Please check it out at: http://www.iaffhazmat.org/html/y2k__preparedness.html
Why not mail a copy of the Y2K Awareness slides to your local firestation? Or to a small chemical company in your neighborhood?
Another useful resource for workers in hazardous facilities, emergency responders, and communities: NIEHS's Y2K Worker Awareness Handbook at http://22.214.171.124/wetp/clear/y2k/index.htm
Does anyone know more about the Livonia chem explosion? Was it Y2K-related?
-- d (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 31, 1999
Some really useful resource material for companies and public officials at all levels of government, as well as anyone who works in or lives near a chemical facility, an oil or gas pipeline, or other hazardous material site or facility.
-- Paula Gordon (email@example.com), November 14, 1999.