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Hazardous Materials

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  • 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...
  • Army seeks emissions permit for another hazardous waste facility

    The Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground is requesting a federal permit for a munitions assessment and processing facility that is expected to handle a number of deadly chemical agents, including Sarin, a nerve agent...
  • 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...
  • Hazardous waste dropoff set for Dec. 2-3 in city

    Baltimore city residents' next opportunity to leave household hazardous waste at the Northwest Citizen Convenience Center on Sisson Street will come between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Dec. 2 and 3. The center's regular dropoff days would have been held the...
  • Hazmat team responds to false report at Hoag

    Newport Beach firefighters responded to a report of a 5-gallon bucket labeled "radioactive materials" near Hoag Hospital early Tuesday, according to authorities. Authorities received the call about 5:11 a.m., Fire Department spokeswoman Jennifer...
  • 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...
  • Fire Department reports more calls over holidays

    Warm holiday weather drew crowds to Newport Beach, leading to an increase in emergency calls for lifeguards and firefighters. About 201,000 people visited the beach between Dec. 24 and Monday. Lifeguards responded to 31 first-aid calls and took...
  • 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...