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Hazardous Materials

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  • Crews Finishing Hazmat Cleanup

    Crews Finishing Hazmat Cleanup
    It’s been more than two days since a trailer containing around 40 hazardous materials erupted into flames at an Elder Creek Dr. storage yard Wednesday afternoon. Sacramento Fire Department was called out around 8:00am that morning because the...
  • Emergency crews sent to SDSU chem lab

    Emergency crews sent to SDSU chem lab
    SAN DIEGO -- A hazardous materials crew was called out to San Diego State University Monday  to investigate a report of smoke, which apparently set off an alarm in a chemical science laboratory, a dispatcher said. The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department...
  • Statewide First Responder HazMat Training

    Statewide First Responder HazMat Training
    First responders from across the state are training to better know how to respond to hazardous materials transportation incidents. The hands-on lessons are going on in Baton Rouge this week. More than 100 emergency personnel are taking part in...
  • Fire Officials Investigating Chemical Plant Explosion

    Fire Officials Investigating Chemical Plant Explosion
    KERN COUNTY (KTLA) -- Fire officials in Kern County are investigating what caused an explosion outside the Niklor Chemical plant Saturday afternoon. Captain Bill Brickey of the Kern County Fire Department said firefighters arrived shortly after 2 p.m. to...
  • Worst Spots To Dump An Old Car Or Couch

    Worst Spots To Dump An Old Car Or Couch
    A new online map shows the most popular places in our state to illegally dump junk cars, TV's, and even hazardous waste. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources came up with 200 heavy hit sites in the last year. Illegal Dump Sites Map They...
  • 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...
  • Study: BPA in Pregnant Women Tied to Behavior Problems in Girls

    Study: BPA in Pregnant Women Tied to Behavior Problems in Girls
    (CNN) -- When pregnant women eat foods that are stored in cans or packing containing BPA, their unborn child's exposure to the chemical could lead to behavioral problems by age 3. Scientists tested 244 pregnant women and their 3-year-old children for BPA...
  • 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...
  • Freight train fire causes delays on CTA's Red Line, Dan Ryan

    Freight train fire causes delays on CTA's Red Line, Dan Ryan
    A reported fire on a freight train has caused delays on the CTA's Red Line near 63rd Street in the Englewood neighborhood, officials said. According to the CTA website, Red Line trains bypassed the 63rd Street station because of fire activity in the...
  • Stevenson University buys Shire drug plant in Owings Mills

    Stevenson University has bought the Shire Pharmaceuticals plant next door to its Owings Mills campus, a $10.5 million deal that a school official said will expand the grounds by a third and help meet the goal of increasing full-time student enrollment...