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Eric T. Chaffin

Rover Pipeline Spills Bring Construction Under Scrutiny

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent two Notices of Violation to Rover Pipeline, an Energy Transfer Company, on April 17, 2017. According to the notices, the company is coming under scrutiny because of two recent spills that released over […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Indianapolis Postal Facility Fined Nearly $50,000 for Asbestos Exposure Hazards

West Baden Springs’ postal facility in Indianapolis was recently cited for four repeated violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA opened an investigation at the facility on June 3, 2016, after receiving a complaint of alleged safety […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Illinois Roofing Company Cited 19 Times for Fall Hazard Violations

Barringer Brothers Roofing, headquartered in Belleville, Illinois, was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to provide fall protection for employees at a construction job site in Glen Carbon. This isn’t the first time the […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Pennsylvania Jury Awards Two Families $4.24 Million in Fracking Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania jury has awarded two families $4.24 million in a fracking lawsuit that has been ongoing for nearly seven years. The Hubert and Ely families claimed that Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, which has been drilling in northeast Pennsylvania […]