| 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 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...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 2:08 PM
The safety of artificial turf will be discussed by a panel of pediatric, environmental health and law experts at 7 p.m. Monday at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Center in Chicago.
Artificial turf is often used as an alternative to natural grass, which can...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Getting quality mulch may not be that high on your priority list, but it may be something to think about as you start your spring gardening.
Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice says they busted an Island Park businessman and charged him with selling...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 4:30 AM
On behalf of Blue Water Baltimore's staff, board and membership, I would like to express sincere gratitude to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Department of Public Works Director Col. Alfred Foxx for reinstating the hazardous waste drop-off program...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Long lines of cars snaked around Baltimore Polytechnic Institute last Saturday during a one-day collection of household hazardous waste. Some 1,800 vehicles inched their way through the school's parking lot so the drivers could dispose of their cargo...
| May 6, 2011
| 7:36 PM
A stretch of Orange County Coast has been reopened to public use after a sewage spill off Balboa Pier earlier this week closed some beaches, according to an official with the Orange County Environmental Health department.
A sewage spill from Ruby's Diner...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:14 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Dangerously high levels of lead have been found in children's products sold at Walmart and Target stores across the country, according to a California based consumer group.
The Center for Environmental Health, which commissioned the tests,...