Waterford company criticized for reac...

Waterford company criticized for reaction to acid spill

There are 6 comments on the WNYT Albany story from Dec 11, 2008, titled Waterford company criticized for reaction to acid spill. In it, WNYT Albany reports that:

The leaders of Waterford and Halfmoon said Momentive Performance Materials did not tell them soon enough about a chemical spill Wednesday afternoon.

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Albany, NY

#1 Dec 11, 2008
that place has gone downhill in the last 5 years. Even worse since the takeover.
Pie colonie ny

Chesterfield, MO

#2 Dec 11, 2008
The people running the place now don't value anybody it seems.

Albany, NY

#3 Dec 11, 2008
I did some work there last year for a month. Talked to the workers I know there. They say it is bad. They cut the security force to like a couple of guards. I've worked there as a contractor from 2000-2004 alot. Now we don't do anything there.


#4 Dec 14, 2008
i feel we were notified in a timely manor, and our town is lucky to have such a properous business such as momentive located here!
BiBi Upstate Ukie

Albany, NY

#6 Dec 15, 2008
If the "employees halted the leak w/in minutes", why were 89 pounds (not gallons ?)reported?? Also, were the employees trained in hazardous waste/acid spill cleanups??? Scary stuff. The local Fire Department should have an Inventory List of all of the chemicals stored there, as part of it's HazMat Safety Procedure.

North Adams, MA

#7 Dec 18, 2008
sorry tonya, but we were not at all notified in a timely manner, and as far as being lucky to have a business that puts safety second to profits and continues to undereport accidents to the public, you need to open your eyes on that one!!

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