| Mar 10, 2011
| 6:42 PM
A new online map shows the most popular places in our state to illegally dump junk cars, TV's, and even hazardous waste.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources came up with 200 heavy hit sites in the last year.
Illegal Dump Sites Map
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:36 AM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities trying to help a sick man and a child in a truck on a Florida highway also found a body in the vehicle Monday.
The incident started in the morning when a pest control truck pulled to the side of the road on I-95 in...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:38 PM
A Glendale Heights man was seriously injured when fireworks exploded inside his home today, prompting the evacuation of 10 nearby houses, authorities said.
Agents from the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives assisted local...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 5:16 AM
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. ...
| 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...