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Hazardous Materials

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  • Chemicals, reduced fertility linked

    Chemicals, reduced fertility linked
    Flame-retardant chemicals found in many household consumer products may reduce fertility in women, researchers reported Tuesday. Their study joins several other papers published in the last two years suggesting that the chemicals, polybrominated...
  • I-55 Northbound lanes are open after 18 wheeler crash

    Today, May 30, 2009 at 12:08 PM this afternoon, Louisiana State Police responded to a one vehicle crash involving a hazardous material (Carbon Dioxide). The crash occurred on Interstate 55 southbound, two miles south of Kentwood, LA. The integrity of...
  • Two Seriously Hurt In Reported Explosion At West Side Building

    Two Seriously Hurt In Reported Explosion At West Side Building
    (WGN-AM)- Two people were injured--but not as seriously as originally thought--in a "massive explosion" that tore through a commercial biodiesel and vegetable oil plant on the West Side, authorities said. The two victims, a truck driver and a plant...
  • Bishop Ford Reopens After Morning Chemical Leak

    (WGN-AM)- Two of the three southbound lanes on the Bishop Ford Expressway are open after being closed for most of the day, state police said. The closure of all southbound lanes, from at 130th Street south, began this morning after a tanker truck...
  • Hazardous Materials Found In 18-Wheeler In Kenner

    Hazardous Materials Found In 18-Wheeler In Kenner
    HAZMAT crews are working in Kenner at the Troop B headquarters after a box containing an unknown materials was found in an 18-wheeler. Troopers were performing a routine stop with the truck when they suspected the truck for carrying illegal substances....
  • Rev. Dr. Luke Benton, III

    Pastor, Faith Fellowship Ministries International Is a true servant of God who has devoted his life to the service of God's people. He is a Pastor, Environmental Health Administrator, Professor of Theology and Christian Education Consultant. Over the...
  • Is a felon supervising your child at day care?

    Is a felon supervising your child at day care?
    Thousands of people with criminal pasts that include violent felonies and hurting children have been hired to work in Florida's child-care centers during the past two decades, a ( Fort Lauderdale) Sun Sentinel investigation has found. In October, a...
  • Trutanich sticks to a simple theme

    Trutanich sticks to a simple theme
    In the flashy television ad that has served as his calling card to voters, Los Angeles city attorney candidate Carmen "Nuch" Trutanich compressed his 30-year legal career into a narrow sliver: the time he spent prosecuting serious gang crimes. Not...
  • Residents dispose of 'e-waste'

    More than 1,000 Los Angeles County households on Saturday dropped off a combined 80,000 pounds of electronic and hazardous waste, including computer monitors, motor oil and buckets of paint, at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center, officials said....
  • Sifting through organic choices

    Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food. But are organic strawberries worth the extra dollar? The health benefits of organic food are one of the most intensely debated issues in the food industry. By...
  • Not All Cleansers are Equal

    Not All Cleansers are Equal
    From bleach to grease-busters to deodorizers, there are plenty of chemical cleaners out there to tackle your dirtiest, grimiest, bacteria-laden situations. But there's a problem: Many of those cleaning products contribute to indoor air pollution. It's...