Sept. 10: Refinery Leak Forces Evacuation of Workers
A leak at the Consumers Co-op refinery forced the evacuation of almost 1,200 workers. No one was hurt and nothing was released into the environment because the leak was small and crews were able to quickly isolate it. The cause of the leak is under investigation. Earlier this year, the refinery pleading guilty to charges related to a 2011 explosion at the facility that injured 52 people.