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The Hartford CourantA chemical leak in a lab at St. Mary's Hospital has been contained, a hospital spokeswoman said. The substance is used as a dye or stain for lab tests, said Jennifer Clement. Hospital staff was working with the fire department, she said. The material...
A hazardous materials call Friday and a gas station fire Monday required vastly different responses, but year-round training and organizational tactics enabled firefighters from Aberdeen Fire and Rescue to handle whatever was thrown their way. "The...
The Daily Sentinel, Pomeroy, OhioThe scope of services provided by the Meigs County Health Department, a tax supported agency, is long and varied and covers many programs geared to helping residents maintain a quality of life they might not otherwise have. Those services confirm the...
Tulsa WorldFederal and state environmental organizations have cleared for reuse a former hazardous waste site where a chemical explosion killed a man 16 years ago. At a Wagoner County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, the Oklahoma Department of...
The Florida Times-UnionA household hazardous waste and electronic waste mobile collection event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Jacksonville Beach Public Works Operations and Maintenance Facility parking lot at 1460 Shetter Ave. Free paper shredding will be...
EnfieldJune 1 is the only day Enfield residents have to dispose of their hazardous waste. Due to the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) ending its relationship with the Town, Enfield residents can no longer go to other towns to dispose of their hazardous...
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Staff WriterRelatively high pesticide use, asthma rates and contaminated bodies of water give Brawley the dubious distinction of being one of the most polluted areas in California, according to a recent report by a state environmental health agency. Pesticide...
State regulators took the highly unusual step Wednesday of suspending operations at a Vernon battery recycler that has discharged harmful quantities of lead for years and more recently has been deemed to pose a danger to as many as 110,000 people...
Staff WriterResponders strengthen hazmat training By CHELCEY ADAMI, Staff Writer HEBER — At any given time, an earthquake could cause chemical containers to overturn, a freight truck or rail car could wreck, or a water treatment plant chemical container to...
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune. One member...
L.A. NOWA man who arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Japan wearing a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants underneath his trench coat has been charged with transporting dangerous materials, federal authorities said Tuesday. As if the gear allegedly........
L.A. NOWAuthorities are not sure why a man flying into the U.S. from Asia was wearing a bulletproof vest and had body bags and weapons in his luggage....
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