Toxic Pollution In Coffeyville, KS

Dec 10, 2012 Full story: www.nasdaq.com 11

The problem of toxic pollution from oil refinery accidents was on vivid display for residents of Coffeyville, KS. during the town's Christmas parade on Sunday, when the CVR refinery spewed a flare of flame and smoky black pollution into the otherwise clear blue sky.

Flaring -- burning off of flammable gases released as a result of equipment malfunctions -- is a chronic problem at the refinery. Sugar Land, Texas-based CVR Energy is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer of high value transportation fuels in the Midcontinent United States.

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Music major

Halstead, KS

#1 Dec 11, 2012
Killing us slowly like they always have.
Don

Pratt, KS

#2 Dec 12, 2012
How does this story not concern anyone? We comment on snitches and homewreckers but not something like this?
done that

Coffeyville, KS

#3 Dec 12, 2012
Don wrote:
How does this story not concern anyone? We comment on snitches and homewreckers but not something like this?
maybe cuz we already beat that dead horse on here

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/coffeyville-k...
Jacob

Eureka, MO

#4 Dec 14, 2012
This is a big problem that keeps getting swept under the rug.The city better find the money
Get rid of the city manager and go to a mayor form of goverment.Salery of 1 dollar a year.
Straw Man

Coffeyville, KS

#5 Dec 14, 2012
Music major wrote:
Killing us slowly like they always have.
How and who? Can you back this statement with any facts? Something besides hearsay or opinion? Just need a bit more to go on befor we get concerned?
out of towner

Falls Church, VA

#6 Dec 15, 2012
Parade was on Friday night, not Sunday, plus it was raining, so not sure what these people are talking about
coffingville

Coffeyville, KS

#7 Dec 18, 2012
Someone posted a picture from the 'Ville on the Weather Channel. It was of the night sky when the flare was going on. Looked like hell on earth.
hmm

Coffeyville, KS

#8 Dec 18, 2012
coffingville wrote:
Someone posted a picture from the 'Ville on the Weather Channel. It was of the night sky when the flare was going on. Looked like hell on earth.
a link to the picture or video?
junker

Coffeyville, KS

#9 Dec 21, 2012
they got it all out of line, the stink is city hall and the so called lay they got here, if the f b i comes in and run drug test on all the law at one time there would be a lot less on the job because there may be one out of twenty that would pass..but still would not get the stink out..
Bill Maher

Wichita, KS

#10 Dec 21, 2012
junker wrote:
they got it all out of line, the stink is city hall and the so called lay they got here, if the f b i comes in and run drug test on all the law at one time there would be a lot less on the job because there may be one out of twenty that would pass..but still would not get the stink out..
I have to agree....lay stinks.
Angie

Independence, KS

#11 Dec 21, 2012
Bill Maher wrote:
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I have to agree....lay stinks.
You're crazy. There's nothing better than a good lay.

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