Minnesota Public Radio: Labor-backed report finds lax safety at St. Paul Park refinery

Minnesota Public Radio - Elizabeth Shockman

Inadequate training and a lax safety culture make the Marathon Petroleum St. Paul Park refinery a danger to its workers — and potentially to the surrounding community — according to a report released Tuesday by a union group currently in the midst of a labor dispute with Marathon.

“What we uncovered was frankly scary,” said Lucas Franco, a co-author of the report.

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The St. Paul Park refinery on the Mississippi River