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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.
  • Clermont's Hancock Park will host Hazardous Waste Collection event

    Clermont's Hancock Park will host Hazardous Waste Collection event
    Next week, Clermont residents will have an opportunity to clear out their back yard sheds of items like swimming pool chemicals, paint, and motor oil – those items that can’t go into their regular trash and recycling. The Lake County Solid...

    Md. lawmakers call for crude oil risk assessment, more railroad transparency

    Md. lawmakers call for crude oil risk assessment, more railroad transparency
    State lawmakers concerned about increasingly common rail shipments of crude oil through Maryland are calling for the state to conduct a full assessment of the risks and for railroads to be more transparent about their operations. Both CSX Transportation...

    Hazardous materials grants sent to Illinois communities

    The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is awarding $435,378 in grants to communities to help them better prepare for hazardous materials spills. Thirty-three local emergency planning committees are benefiting from the funding, which comes to the...

    Panel confirms state's low-level radioactive waste standards

    A state panel has updated how Michigan handles radioactive sludge with no major changes to past protocols. The state Department of Environment Quality says Friday that the review has confirmed disposal guidelines for low-activity radioactive materials....