LIMA OHIO — A loud explosion at the Husky Lima Refinery shook Lima and the surrounding area early Saturday morning. Authorities said there’s no immediate danger to the area, although the fire continues to burn....
...Sgt. Andy Green, of the Lima Police Department, said the fire was still burning, but residents should be safe if they remain in their homes. Traffic was restricted in all directions near the refinery, essentially from Fourth Street to Vine Street. Only emergency responders are allowed to approach, according to the Lima Police Department.
There are no evacuation orders yet.... more here
JUSTIN GIOVANNETTI The Globe and Mail Jan. 09 2015
The fund still needs to be approved by Canadian and American courts.....
....While bankruptcy trustee Robert Keach said he is seeking $500-million for the victims’ fund before Monday’s filing deadline, Mr. Flowers said the decision not to pay by three of the largest corporations linked to the disaster was responsible for the shortfall.
“The main three bad actors, World Fuels, Canadian Pacific Railway and Irving Oil, aren’t contributing a penny to this settlement. We’re going to keep going after them very hard in American court,” said Mr. Flowers..... more here