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Hazardous Materials

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  • Lead Found in Children's Products Sold at Target and Walmart

    Lead Found in Children's Products Sold at Target and Walmart
    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,...
  • DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTERS ECO-CHALLENGE

    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...
  • Baltimore city takes in hazardous waste on drop-off day

    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...
  • Authorities secure chemical spill in Bridgeport

    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...
  • Synthetic playing fields: Experts to discuss safety

    Synthetic playing fields: Experts to discuss safety
    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...
  • Toxic Mulch Man Busted On Long Island

    Toxic Mulch Man Busted On Long Island
    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...
  • Holiday Inn Express Quarantined For Hours

    Holiday Inn Express Quarantined For Hours
    Guests at a Holiday Inn Express were quarantined and 18 people were taken to the hospital, after a woman opened a suspicious piece of mail "We were getting in our truck this morning at 9:30 to do laundry. As we got in our truck, the fire department and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chemical leak at Port of Tacoma

    Chemical leak at Port of Tacoma
    A section of the Port of Tacoma was evacuated after a hazardous chemical spill Tuesday morning. Before 4:00 a.m., dock crews were unloading cargo from the tanker ship Hyundai Oakland when a substance was found to be leaking from one of the containers. ...