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Recommended Practice 2001, Fire Protection in Refineries, includes important revisions on hazard analysis, new ways to improve the design of refineries to help prevent fires, and new information on managing the potential environmental impact of firefighting foams and marine firefighting. US investigators hope soon to enter the site of a massive fuel fire and chemical spill outside Houston to begin the hunt for a cause and to determine whether the operator followed safety regulations. When selecting extinguishers, most organizations insist on quality, often deferring to the UL fire ratings with the expectation that higher ratings mean better firefighting capability. For some fires, that is true; however, in high-risk environments, the opposite can be true.