| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Have you ever put a leftover bag of lawn chemicals in the garbage? Leftover motor oil? Driveway sealer? Paint remover? Oven cleaner?
George and Eunice Schermerhorn of Whitehall are too responsible to do that. After a minor spill from a rusted quart of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:36 PM
A judge has ordered a metal plating company in Richmond, Calif., to remove large quantities of hazardous waste, including potentially deadly cyanide, after state officials argued that it poses a health threat to nearby residents.
Contra Costa County...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with reporter Jessica Garrison about California's failure to track toxic waste.
The state regularly fails to keep track of thousands of tons of dangerous chemicals and toxic metals shipped for disposal on the state's roads...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. admitted to improperly handling and disposing of hazardous materials at its stores nationwide, pleading guilty Tuesday to several federal criminal and civil counts and agreeing to pay more than $81 million.
The accusations against...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Authorities are not sure why a man flying into the U.S. from Asia was wearing a bulletproof vest and had body bags and weapons in his luggage....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Federal officials are still trying to determine why a man was wearing a bulletproof vest and had body bags and weapons in his luggage when he arrived on a flight at Los Angeles International Airport....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A man who arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Japan wearing a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants underneath his trench coat has been charged with transporting dangerous materials, federal authorities said Tuesday. As if the gear allegedly........
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Clarence E. Ross, assistant chief of the Harford County Hazardous Materials Response Team, has received the inaugural "Making a Difference Award" from the International Association of Fire Chiefs Hazardous Materials Committee.
The award was presented...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:38 AM
As smoke rose above Rosedale homes hours after a CSX train derailed and exploded May 28, many residents wondered what exactly was burning.
Three of the railcars were transporting hazardous materials, and investigators believe it was sodium chlorate that...
| Dec 28, 2012
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:45 PM
A York County company settles hazardous waste violations with the EPA. Bimax, Inc., will pay $36,455 to settle alleged violations at its chemical manufacturing facility at 158 Industrial Road, in Glen Rock. Bimax, founded in 1987, develops and markets...