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Los Angeles Union, Joined by ‘Pandemic Pig,’ Demands Meatpacking Plant Closure

LOS ANGELES — The union representing workers at a meatpacking plant near Los Angeles where at least 153 employees have come down with COVID-19 called on Thursday for the plant’s immediate closure, saying measures to control the outbreak were not …

Allianz: Facilities Shut Down During Virus Shutdown Pose New Risks

Many companies are having to shutdown their premises temporarily at short notice due to the Covid 19 pandemic. According to the risk consultants of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), improper action or negligence when decommissioning buildings and production facilities …

Nepal’s Only International Airport Shut Due to Grass Fire

A grass fire has closed Nepal’s only international airport and forced flights to divert to India. Police spokesman Raviraj Shrestha said the fire spread close to the runway but away from the terminal building Tuesday evening. No damage or casualties …

Methane Forces Closure of Brazil Shopping Mall

Officials have ordered one of Brazil’s biggest shopping malls to close due to risk of a methane gas explosion. The Sao Paulo State Environmental Protection Agency says the gas is seeping from the landfill on which the Center Norte mall …

Inspection Closes Louisiana Bridge; Tax to Replace it Killed

Less than a week after the Metro Council killed Mayor-President Kip Holden’s capital improvements tax package, the state ordered East Baton Rouge city-parish to shut down a bridge that would have been replaced with the proposed taxes. Holden says the …