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3. Yes Wichita
Sun Dec 30, 2018, 09:50 PM
Dec 2018

But it reminded me of another incident. My husband had picked up used oil at car shops, and such all over western Kansas for 30 years. His company was bought out by another out of Chicago. The buyers read like a who's who of the Republican party. Shortly after they bought it they made a number of serious mistakes. They built a refinery here in Wichita, Bill was told to go pump a barrel of oil that was in the yard, he opened it up and immediately could smell PCB oil, he alerted his boss. If that wound up in the refinery that would be a serious and costly mistake. Instead of thanking him they tried to fire him. His boss had to beg them not to do it. Bill said PCB oil wound up in the refinery in Chicago and ruined one million gallons up there. It costs 10 dollars a gallon to clean it up. He said he only ran into PCB once in the 30 years he had worked western Kansas but remembered the smell. Doesn't this sound familiar, fire the guy (truck driver) that alerts you to a mistake.

That was just the Wichita division, right? The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2018 #1
Yes Wichita KrazyinKS Dec 2018 #3
Why would that do that? fescuerescue Dec 2018 #4
The refinery that was contaminated was in Chicago KrazyinKS Dec 2018 #8
I was just thinking that Recursion Dec 2018 #6
important point KT2000 Dec 2018 #2
Thanks for the book title, I'll look it up. dae Dec 2018 #5
here is the info: KT2000 Dec 2018 #7
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