REFINERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REFINERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Feds blame Utah refinery blast on non-inspected pipe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802954-90/pipe-explosion-eagle-silver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802954-90/pipe-explosion-eagle-silver.html.csp">Feds blame Utah refinery blast on non-inspected pipe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T21:59:56.54-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal investigators blame a huge 2009 explosion at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross on corrosion in a pipe that was not inspected for years. The Nov. 4, 2009, blast “was caused by a rupture in a pipe that had become dangerously thin from corrosion,” the U.S. Chemical Safety Board reported Thursday. The “catastrophic failure” of the pipe had been pinpointed as the cause soon after the explosion. The independent federal agency, charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802954@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:59:56 MDT