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Today’s Top Five Posts

“What is a Performance Standard?” and the February 1, 2019 Staff Presentation to the SCAQMD Governing Board

TRAA Video – AQMD Board Member Janice Hahn Speaks at the February 1, 2019 Meeting

1986 Hydrofluoric Acid Release Test

HF and MHF – Equivalent Ground Hugging Fog Hazards by George Harpole, Ph.D.

SCAQMD Refinery Committee Chair Dr. Clark Parker Asks Two of the World’s Leading HF Experts His $64,000 Question: “Does MHF behave the same as HF?”

ToRC Misinformation in Postings about MHF by George Harpole, Ph.D.

Five Points TRAA Science Advisory Panel Members Would Have Liked to Make at the Rule 1410 Refinery Committee Meeting

“HF Boil-Off from an MHF Spill on Hot Highway Pavement” by Jim Eninger, Ph.D.

Superheated MHF Excluded from the Only Large-Scale Test Series

Flash Atomization of HF and MHF by George Harpole, Ph.D.

“Is a phase-out of dangerous chemical used at Torrance, Wilmington refineries getting closer?” – Daily Breeze

TRAA Video – Are schools prepared for a Chemical Release?

“Torrance group launches public outreach over refinery dangers” – Daily Breeze

The TRAA Door Hanger

“Who is telling the truth about the Torrance refinery?” – TRAA Science Advisory Panel opinion piece in the Daily Breeze

“US Refineries Persist in Using Toxic Acid, Despite Safer Alternatives” – Truthout

TRAA Video – HF moved into OUR town

“Haifa Ammonia Tank Emptied after Years-Long Saga” – The Times of Israel

It Can’t Happen…

The Sabotage of the Torrance-Mobil Consent Decree by Sally Hayati, Ph.D.

TRAA Video – The historic FAILURE of MHF in the Torrance Refinery

A Fatal Flaw in the Consent Decree

Dramatic Large-Scale Demonstration that Sulfuric Acid Is Far Safer than MHF for Alkylation

TRAA Video – Alternatives to MHF are available NOW

Elected Officials’ Support for MHF Ban

TRAA Video – No Refinery Shutdown

“Developments in the debate over hydrofluoric acid” – Daily Breeze

TRAA Video – The refineries CAN afford to prioritize safety over profits

TRAA Video – The community wants HF/MHF phased-out within 4 years

Meet the TRAA Science Advisory Panel

Free TRAA “Ban Toxic MHF” Lawn Sign

TRAA Meetings