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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...
The Sacramento BeeCentral Valley communities are among the hardest hit in California under a unique new misery index that provides statewide mapping on community pollution, health and well-being. The state Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday unveiled a new...
Bangor Daily News, MaineA fire destroyed a multimillion-dollar wind turbine at the Kibby Mountain wind farm in northern Franklin County, which has generated concern about the safety and reliability of turbines, and the process by which these fires are reported to government...
The Hartford CourantWethersfield resident Patrice Gilbert knew that compact fluorescent bulbs contained mercury, so as they burned out, she put them aside until she could find out where to properly dispose of them. One day, she accidently knocked one off the counter and...
Merced Sun-StarAn enormous fertilizer plant explosion in Texas brought to light challenges faced by agricultural regions of the United States, including Merced County, when it comes to hazardous materials. Local officials said while a blast could happen anywhere, it...
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...
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