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Hazardous Materials

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  • 4 workers die, 1 injured after chemical leak at DuPont plant near Houston

    Four workers died and a fifth was hospitalized Saturday after a chemical leak at a DuPont facility near Houston, the company said.
  • Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit coming to Groveland

    Next week, the Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit goes back out on the road, and will be making a stop in Groveland. As the Lake County Solid Waste Division is noting, this is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of any toxic materials in a safe...

    Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley plant slapped with $55K fine

    Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley plant slapped with $55K fine
    Mack Trucks' Lower Macungie Township assembly plant has been fined $54,800 in a settlement with the federal government concerning hazardous waste. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Philadelphia office said Thursday in a news release that Mack...

    New high-tech hazmat vehicle welcomed by Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue

    New high-tech hazmat vehicle welcomed by Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue
    Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue has welcomed a new addition to the county’s Regional Hazardous Materials Team. A new, state-of-the-art truck has been formally installed in what's called a "housing ceremony" at Rescue Station #17, 2308 SW 42nd Street....

    L.A. County considers legal action to shut down Exide plant

    L.A. County considers legal action to shut down Exide plant
    Los Angeles County is considering legal action against a Vernon battery recycler accused of threatening the health of nearby residents with its lead and arsenic emissions. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday instructed its lawyers to...