| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Two Glendale firefighters sustained minor injuries Thursday morning while responding to a fire in a residential garage that was used to store ammunition and hazardous materials, officials said.
The unknown nature of the chemicals, the explosions of...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 4:07 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 10:34 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 12:53 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 6:42 PM
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
| Mar 15, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Hazardous material crews this afternoon have secured a chemical spill in the city's Bridgeport neighborhood, authorities said.
It remained unclear exactly what chemical was spilled in the 2800 block of South Archer Avenue, just south of the Stevenson...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:08 AM
INDIANAPOLIS – As part of efforts to make Indianapolis one of the most sustainable, livable cities in the Midwest, the City of Indianapolis is sponsoring ToxAway Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 13, at Butler University’s Hinkle...
| Aug 26, 2011
Gayle Anderson was live in Santa Ana to see the DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER'S ECO CHALLENGE, a state-of-the-art, environmentally themed, eco-friendly exhibit. ECO CHALLENGE is a permanent interactive exhibit area designed to stimulate behavioral change in...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Gail Pickering of Baltimore put some gasoline aside last winter when her snow plow broke down. Months later she tried giving it away but found out it was too old to use.
Pickering finally parted with the petrol on Saturday, dropping it off at the city...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 5:39 AM
(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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 5:23 AM
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...