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Hazardous Materials

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  • The Harbor Report: Some help disposing those expired flares

    Have you ever been instructed by your spouse that it is your turn to cook dinner, then 4 p.m. comes around and you just realized you have not taken anything out of the freezer? You then look in the refrigerator for leftovers and your mind starts coming up...
  • Sewage runoff shuts down beaches

    Sewage runoff shuts down beaches
    Authorities Saturday banned swimming and surfing from Imperial Beach to the Mexican border because of a likely flush of sewage-contaminated storm runoff from the Tijuana River. The water contact closure area stretches from the Tijuana Slough National...
  • Woman who crashed into transformer may have been texting

    Woman who crashed into transformer may have been texting
    POWAY, Calif. -- About 1,000 homes lost power early Monday after a young driver lost control of her car and crashed into an electricity transformer in Poway. The crash happened at about 2 a.m. near the intersection of Pomerado Road and Metate Lane....
  • Freight train fire causes delays on CTA's Red Line, Dan Ryan

    Freight train fire causes delays on CTA's Red Line, Dan Ryan
    A reported fire on a freight train has caused delays on the CTA's Red Line near 63rd Street in the Englewood neighborhood, officials said. According to the CTA website, Red Line trains bypassed the 63rd Street station because of fire activity in the...
  • Stevenson University buys Shire drug plant in Owings Mills

    Stevenson University has bought the Shire Pharmaceuticals plant next door to its Owings Mills campus, a $10.5 million deal that a school official said will expand the grounds by a third and help meet the goal of increasing full-time student enrollment...
  • Hazardous waste dropoff set for Dec. 2-3 in city

    Baltimore city residents' next opportunity to leave household hazardous waste at the Northwest Citizen Convenience Center on Sisson Street will come between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Dec. 2 and 3. The center's regular dropoff days would have been held the...
  • Fire Department reports more calls over holidays

    Warm holiday weather drew crowds to Newport Beach, leading to an increase in emergency calls for lifeguards and firefighters. About 201,000 people visited the beach between Dec. 24 and Monday. Lifeguards responded to 31 first-aid calls and took...
  • No Hazardous Material in the Truck that Closed Interstate 70

    No Hazardous Material in the Truck that Closed Interstate 70
    Finally nine hours, at 10:15 p.m. Monday night, Interstate 70 reopened after being shut down since 1:15 in the afternoon. The four-mile stretch of the interstate was closed both east and west of Topeka because investigators suspected a man was carrying...
  • Mayor Ballard Announces ToxAway Day

    Mayor Ballard Announces ToxAway Day
    INDIANAPOLIS – As part of efforts to make Indianapolis one of the most sustainable, livable cities in the Midwest, the City of Indianapolis is sponsoring ToxAway Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 13, at Butler University’s Hinkle...
  • 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...