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A response to the legalization argument

...incapacitated. Drugs are much more difficult to determine. As a certified welder, and crane operator and mechanic in a chemical plant for 35 years, there was absolutely no room for any kind of mind bogglers. The most wonderful thing about making...
Refinery closure a failure of government

...from now and the other products they manufacure? I don't think Tesoro can take over. I helped start up the first chemical plant that Union Oil built in Brea, Calif., in 1955 and hated to see the plant shut down in Nikiski. It and the liquefaction...
Grannie Annie: From Sleepers Trailer Court to Mallard Park store and the Hunger Hut. Mallard trailer park was built to accommodate all the workers building Colliers Chemical Plant, later known as Unocal and now Agrium. The work on that started in 1967 or 68. This was a huge trailer park complete...
Sound study doesn't sound good

...a snowmobile club which used crates and boxes and insulation and any waste from the construction of the New Union Chemicals plant. A lot of hard work and building a stove for a cabin to sleep 18 people was actually much more fun than work. This...
Reader voices opinion on prescription database

...reasons, some pertaining to me personally. I was not aware of being allergic to aspirin, and while at work at the chemical plant north of Kenai, I took two tablets of aspirin because the medicine cabinet did not have any Tylenol and that was...
Assessor says 560 untaxed buildings will add $88,000 to borough coffers

...which are calculated by the state. It does include the Nikiski chemical plants. However, Lawyer does not yet have the information to tell if their...Lawyer has the information to update assessed values of the Nikiski chemical plants.
Reader supports mining development

...there was a resource (oil) that could be converted (fertilizer and refining). There were two refineries and a chemical plant in the area with well-paying jobs. Now what is there? One refinery talking about the shortage of crude oil. Value-added...
Peninsula residents remember prominent area man, volunteer

...what it is today largely because of Ford. During a trip to the state in 1973 Ford visited the the Collier Carbon and Chemical plant that had built a few years earlier. He knew two of the employees, as they had worked with him several years before...
On the Alaska Stand Alone Gas Pipeline

...chance to build it. "If" it had been built, the LNG plant would be operating and maybe been expanded. The Union Chemical Plant which I started working for in California in 1955 would be employing 350 employees instead of being in moth balls...
Practice makes perfect

...practice area was set up with towers, oil drums, stairways and railings similar to those that might be found in a chemicals plant or refinery, though not nearly as tall as the 20-story structures that dominate Agrium's skyline. The first...


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