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Hazardous Materials

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  • Arbutus volunteers among responders to Saturday's haz-mat incident at Walmart

    Among 72 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fore Department received Oct. 2-9 were the following: Bloomsbury Avenue, 200 block, 10:01 p.m. Oct. 8. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville career station...
  • Pipeline leak in Romeoville snarls area traffic

    A leaking butane pipeline in southwest suburban Romeoville prompted authorities to close several nearby streets and businesses, officials said today. The leak in the 8-inch underground pipe occurred earlier today at the corner of 135th Street and...
  • It's time for U.S. to pass an energy bill

    It's time for U.S. to pass an energy bill
    The old saying goes that if you put a million chimpanzees into a room with a million typewriters for enough time, one of them will eventually write Shakespeare. Unfortunately, we do not have a room full of chimpanzees, but we have the next best thing...
  • Chemical leak near Everett: County closes transfer station

    Chemical leak near Everett: County closes transfer station
    Snohomish County solid waste, local fire and hazmat crews are on the scene of a chemical leak near Everett. The leak happened at Snohomish County's Airport Road Transfer Station at 10700 Minuteman Dr. Around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, a truck was dropping...
  • Man Injured When Barge Crane Tips Over Into Muskegon Lake

    Man Injured When Barge Crane Tips Over Into Muskegon Lake
    A barge crane at Torresen Marine in Muskegon Lake tipped over into the water, briefly trapping the man inside the cab. The Muskegon Fire Department had to cut Brian Torresen, 38, out of the cab before he was taken to the hospital. His sister told Fox...
  • Deadly Wreck Closes I-70 in Downtown Topeka

    Deadly Wreck Closes I-70 in Downtown Topeka
    A stretch of I-70 in downtown Topeka is closed following a deadly wreck involving a hazardous material spill, authorities said on Tuesday morning. Authorities say that all lanes of I-70 in both directions are closed from 4th Street to the California...
  • Baltimore County hazardous waste collection Sunday

    Baltimore County residents may drop off hazardous waste items Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Waste can be dropped off at the Western Acceptance Facility, 3310 Transway Road, located off the 4500 block of Hollins Ferry Road in Halethorpe. Items accepted...
  • City facility resumes hazardous waste collection

    Household hazardous waste drop off for Baltimore residents resumed this weekend, after a winter hiatus. Oil-based paints, pesticides and herbicides, batteries, pool chemicals, drain cleaners and gasoline, among other hazardous materials, can be taken...
  • 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...
  • Get rid of it the green way

    Now is the time of year when many of us finally get around to tackling our biggest cleaning and organizing projects around the house. That might include cleaning out cramped closets, boxing up clothes and getting to that cluttered garage. Instead of...
  • Report Targets 20 Cancer Causes

    Report Targets 20 Cancer Causes
    The American Cancer Society and three federal agencies named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of cancer that deserve more investigation. The group published a report with the backing of international experts who said the 20...