BP refinery in Texas City – 15 dead, over 150 injured
Sago mine, West Virginia – 12 dead
Darby mine, Kentucky – 5 dead
Deutsche Bank fire, NY – 2 firefighters dead, 2 injured
Sugar refinery, Georgia – 13 dead, over 40 injured
Power plant, Connecticut – 6 dead, over 50 injured
Upper Big Branch mine, West Virginia – 29 dead
Deepwater Horizon – 11 dead, GOM decimated by worst US oil spill
Interestingly, the Deutsche Bank fire brings us back full circle to Triangle: faulty standpipe, inoperable sprinklers, blocked exits, no city inspections, even no permits, and parties that should be indicted but aren’t, including the City of New York for gross negligence."And now it looks like more than 25% of nuclear power plants in the US are not properly reporting defects at their plant...
Advocates of deregulation don't ever seem to remember any of these accidents. But what we don't need in America is less regulation and more life-threatening accidents that result from terrible business practices.