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Chris Staudinger

Chris Staudinger

Chris Staudinger writes about Louisiana and the environment. His stories have appeared in Antigravity Magazine, Country Roads, Canoe and Kayak, The Memphis Flyer, Men's Journal, and The Paper Boat Project.

Marathon Petroleum cut nearly 2,000 jobs – and reaped $2.1B in pandemic benefits

By: - June 18, 2021

One morning in September, word of layoffs began to spread quickly through Marathon Petroleum’s refinery in Garyville. Seven months into the pandemic, workers at the oil refining plant thought they would be spared the fate of their colleagues at other facilities, who had already been jettisoned into a daunting job market. “Through the morning, we […]