OSHA PROPOSES FINES AGAINST ARCADIAN

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed $5.085 million in penalties against Arcadian Corp., Lake Charles, La., for alleged safety and health violations. Arcadian had not responded to OSHA's allegations at Oil & Gas Journal presstime last week. OSHA said the proposed penalties resulted from its lengthy investigation of a July 28, 1992, urea reactor explosion at the company's Lake Charles plant, which injured seven persons.

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