Cutbacks loom for New York City's Fire Department. The mayor and City Council have approved a budget that provides for elimination of 20 fire companies on July 1.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited DuPont and one of its contractors for 17 violations at DuPont's Tonawanda Plant. In November of last year, a Mollenberg-Betz contract worker lost his life in a plant explosion that OSHA said could have been prevented if the companies had anticipated hazards.
A New York recycling company has been hit hard by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged violations of workplace safety regulations.