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 Refinery workers evacuate the area during a series of fires and explosions at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior on April 26, 2018. (Clint Austin /
Pressroom Podcast: Top stories of 2018
December 26, 2018 - 5:04am
September 28, 2018
Smoke rises from the Husky refinery on April 26 in Superior. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board announced it would hold hearings in Duluth soon after five members of Congress wrote a letter requesting the hearings. (file / News Tribune)
Board to host hearings on Husky investigation
September 28, 2018 - 11:20am
June 26, 2018
Reader's View: Duluth leaders silent on refinery fire
June 26, 2018 - 10:13pm
June 2, 2018
The entrance to Husky Energy refinery in Superior. --- Clint Austin /
Twin Ports faces numerous chemical risks
June 2, 2018 - 10:32pm
Storage tanks damaged by fire frame several refining towers at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior. The refinery experienced a large fire earlier this year that damaged much of the infrastructure at the facility. --- Clint Austin /
The risk remains -- refinery’s use of hydrogen fluoride not going anywhere fast
June 2, 2018 - 9:54pm
May 24, 2018
Two Canada geese covered in an oily, black residue were seen in a field near the Hanson-Mueller grain elevator on Superior's waterfront recently. One of the geese was captured and handed over to wildlife rehabilitators working for Husky Energy after the April 26 explosion and fire at the company's Superior refinery. Photo courtesy Sean Haasnoot
Geese covered in black, oily substance found near Superior refinery
May 24, 2018 - 5:39pm
May 4, 2018
042718.N.DNT.REFINERYFIREc12 -- Thick smoke pours from the fire at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior on April 27.  Bob King /
Husky requiring liability waivers for refinery fire injuries
May 4, 2018 - 7:29pm
April 30, 2018
Kollin Schade, manager of Husky Energy's Superior refinery  (from left) leads a tour with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Douglas County Board Chairman Mark Liebaert and Superior Mayor Jim Paine before a press conference at Husky Energy on Monday afternoon. Jed Carlson /
Officials will examine future use of hydrogen fluoride at Superior refinery
April 30, 2018 - 9:31pm
April 28, 2018
t4.26.18 Bob King -- 042918.N.DNT.TOXICSMOKEc3 -- Thick smoke pours from the fire at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior Thursday afternoon. Multiple experts say the plume of smoke from the refinery fire was almost certainly full of toxic fumes and human carcinogens. Bob King /
Smoke plume from burning asphalt likely was toxic
April 28, 2018 - 6:52pm
Aerial scene of the Husky refinery fire and explosion in Superior Thursday morning. Bob King /
Air quality improving around Superior refinery
April 28, 2018 - 1:12pm
April 27, 2018
t042718 --- Clint Austin --- 042918.N.DNT.FIREFOLO.C05 --- Brandon Flaada uses a cup on a stick to gather water samples from Newton Creek in Superior for Husky Energy. The company was monitoring water quality of the stream after Thursday's fire at the oil refinery. --- Clint Austin /
Focus shifts for fire cleanup
April 27, 2018 - 7:37pm