RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hazardous Materials

A collection of news and information related to Hazardous Materials published by this site and its partners.

Top Hazardous Materials Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Garage used to store ammunition, harzadous materials catches fire, forcing evacuations

    Garage used to store ammunition, harzadous materials catches fire, forcing evacuations
    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...
  • Crews Finishing Hazmat Cleanup

    Crews Finishing Hazmat Cleanup
    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...
  • Emergency crews sent to SDSU chem lab

    Emergency crews sent to SDSU chem lab
    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...
  • Fire Officials Investigating Chemical Plant Explosion

    Fire Officials Investigating Chemical Plant Explosion
    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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore's hazardous waste drop-off a welcome boost to environment

    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...
  • Why the long lines to dump old paint?

    Why the long lines to dump old paint?
    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...
  • Beaches open after sewer spill

    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...
  • 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,...