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Hazardous Materials

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  • Chemical Leak At St. Mary's Hospital Contained

    A chemical leak in a lab at St. Mary's Hospital has been contained, a hospital spokeswoman said.
  • Safeway to pay nearly $10 million in hazardous waste settlement

    Safeway to pay nearly $10 million in hazardous waste settlement
    Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle allegations that its grocery stores improperly disposed of hazardous waste and customers' medical information in California. The agreement comes after an investigation found that the Pleasanton...

    99 Cents Only to pay over $2 million to settle hazardous waste charges

    99 Cents Only to pay over $2 million to settle hazardous waste charges
    99 Cents Only Stores has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle accusations that its operations improperly stored, handled and disposed of hazardous and pharmaceutical waste. An investigation found that the retailer's 251 stores and distribution...

    In some Maryland railroad towns, crude oil is an open secret

    In some Maryland railroad towns, crude oil is an open secret
    The long tanker trains full of crude oil roll south from Pennsylvania about twice a day, along the banks of the Susquehanna River and through the heart of historic Port Deposit, gliding within feet of the VFW hall, the community basketball court, the...

    In diminishing numbers, Franciscan nuns push ahead with environmental activism

    ST. LOUIS You wouldn't necessarily know they were nuns. After all, the women who pray at a vacant former Phillips 66 lot in suburban Bridgeton have been forced recently to bundle up in heavy coats that obscure any religious paraphernalia. But twice a...