Archive for Chemical Release

UPDATE: Leak capped; evacuation lifted – KATC Lafayette News

UPDATE: Leak capped; evacuation lifted  KATC Lafayette News

UPDATE, 1:37 a.m.: Officials have lifted the evacuation at Lucky Deuces Casino and Roady’s Truck Stop following last night’s vapor leak from a tanker truck.

Highway briefly closed after ‘minor’ leak at Westlake Chemical in Geismar – WAFB

Highway briefly closed after ‘minor’ leak at Westlake Chemical in Geismar  WAFB

A minor chemical leak occurred at Westlake Chemical Plant in Geismar Wednesday, Aug. 21, authorities reported.

‘Minor’ leak at Westlake Chemical in Geismar – WAFB

‘Minor’ leak at Westlake Chemical in Geismar  WAFB

A minor chemical leak occurred at Westlake Chemical Plant in Geismar Wednesday, Aug. 21, authorities reported.

Chemical leak at Nestle – Trinidad News

Chemical leak at Nestle  Trinidad News

ORDERLIES at Nestle Caribbean had to contain an “interaction between spilt chemicals” which occurred twice between Tuesday and yesterday.

3,000 fish killed in Little Calumet River by cyanide leak at Indiana steel factory: state officials – WLS-TV

3,000 fish killed in Little Calumet River by cyanide leak at Indiana steel factory: state officials  WLS-TV

An Indiana steel plant dumped toxic levels of cyanide and ammonia-nitrogen in the Little Calumet River, killing fish and shutting down parts of the Indiana …

Three fire crews attend chemical leak at Holyhead port – North Wales Chronicle

Three fire crews attend chemical leak at Holyhead port  North Wales Chronicle

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chemical leak at Holyhead port in the early hours of Thursday morning. North Wales Fire and Rescue *Service* said it sent three …

66 people sent for medical attention after ExxonMobil refinery explosion in Texas – NBCNews.com

66 people sent for medical attention after ExxonMobil refinery explosion in Texas  NBCNews.comExxon fights fire at Baytown, Texas, petrochemical plant; 37 injured  CNBCFire under control at Exxon petrochemical plant; some workers suffer minor burns  ReutersThe Site of One of the Largest US Oil Refineries Is on Fire  VICEView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Police working chemical release in Duson – KATC Lafayette News

Police working chemical release in Duson  KATC Lafayette News

Duson Chief of Police Kip Judice is reporting that the Duson Police Department is working a “chemical release” from a tanker truck near 3002 Daulat Road.

3,000 Fish Killed by Cyanide Leak at Indiana Steel Factory: State Officials – NBC Chicago

3,000 Fish Killed by Cyanide Leak at Indiana Steel Factory: State Officials  NBC Chicago

Water tests in Indiana show that cyanide concentrations have fallen to acceptable levels about a week after a steel plant leaked toxins into a tributary of Lake …

Burnsville Fire, hazmat crews clear pool chemical leak Friday – SW News Media

Burnsville Fire, hazmat crews clear pool chemical leak Friday  SW News MediaBurnsville Apartment Buildings Evacuated Due To Chemical Leak; 2 Hurt  WCCO | CBS MinnesotaPool chemical leak in Burnsville injures two, forces evacuation of apartment buildings  St. Paul Pioneer PressTwo hospitalized, two buildings evacuated in pool chemical leak in Burnsville  ECM Publishers2 injured after pool chemical leak in Burnsville  Bring Me The NewsView full coverage Read more [...]

IDEM Investigating Chemical Spill Near Indiana Dunes National Park – Indiana Environmental Reporter

IDEM Investigating Chemical Spill Near Indiana Dunes National Park  Indiana Environmental Reporter

Parts of Indiana Dunes National Park closed after cyanide, ammonia detected in Little Calumet River.

UPDATE: Substation near Eastman plant said to be cause of outages; no explosion at plant – Longview News-Journal

UPDATE: Substation near Eastman plant said to be cause of outages; no explosion at plant  Longview News-Journal

An incident at an AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co. substation near the Eastman Chemical Co. plant in Longview is said to be the cause of widespread and …

37 injured in fire at ExxonMobil olefins plant, shelter-in-place order lifted – The Baytown Sun

37 injured in fire at ExxonMobil olefins plant, shelter-in-place order lifted  The Baytown SunExxon fights fire at Baytown, Texas, petrochemical plant; 37 injured  CNBC66 people sent for medical attention after ExxonMobil refinery explosion in Texas  NBCNews.comThe Site of One of the Largest US Oil Refineries Is on Fire  VICEFire under control at Exxon petrochemical plant; some workers suffer minor burns  Yahoo FinanceView full coverage on Google Read more [...]

Shreveport fire battles early morning industrial building fire – KTBS

Shreveport fire battles early morning industrial building fire  KTBS

SHREVEPORT, La. – On Saturday, Shreveport Firefighters were called to the 700 block of North Market at Shaw Alloy Piping for a possible industrial building fire …

Steel plant dumps cyanide into Little Calumet River, killing fish and shutting down part of Indiana Dunes – Chicago Sun-Times

Steel plant dumps cyanide into Little Calumet River, killing fish and shutting down part of Indiana Dunes  Chicago Sun-Times

An unknown substance was spilled in the east branch of the Little Calumet River, causing fish to die.

Chemical spill closes 2 Indiana beaches – Crain's Chicago Business

Chemical spill closes 2 Indiana beaches  Crain’s Chicago Business

Waterfront in Portage and Ogden Dunes closed after a fish kill near the ArcelorMittal steel plant.

Portage Mayor Says City Was Not Told of Cyanide Leak for Days – NBC Chicago

Portage Mayor Says City Was Not Told of Cyanide Leak for Days  NBC Chicago

City officials in Portage, Indiana said they weren’t informed of a chemical leak in the Little Calumet River for multiple days after concerns were first reported.

Steel plant dumps cyanide into Little Calumet River, killing fish and shutting down Indiana Dunes – Chicago Sun-Times

Steel plant dumps cyanide into Little Calumet River, killing fish and shutting down Indiana Dunes  Chicago Sun-Times

An unknown substance was spilled in the east branch of the Little Calumet River, causing fish to die.

Amid residents’ fears from November toxic gas release, Del. plant hopes to resume production – WHYY

Amid residents’ fears from November toxic gas release, Del. plant hopes to resume production  WHYY

A Delaware chemical plant that has been partly closed since late November after the release of more than a ton of highly flammable toxic gas hopes to fully …

Congressman Hank Johnson questions EPA, EPD on chemical release – Rockdale Newton Citizen

Congressman Hank Johnson questions EPA, EPD on chemical release  Rockdale Newton Citizen

COVINGTON – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) sent letters to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state Environmental Protection …

Rep. Johnson questions EPA, EPD on chemical release – Rockdale Newton Citizen

Rep. Johnson questions EPA, EPD on chemical release  Rockdale Newton Citizen

COVINGTON – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) sent letters to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state Environmental Protection …

30,000 gallon tank spews anhydrous ammonia in Collins – KCCI Des Moines

30,000 gallon tank spews anhydrous ammonia in Collins  KCCI Des Moines

Hazardous materials teams have been called to Collins, Iowa, where an anhydrous ammonia leak was reported Tuesday.

4 taken to hospital after hazardous spill between Newburgh, Evansville – Evansville Courier & Press

4 taken to hospital after hazardous spill between Newburgh, Evansville  Evansville Courier & Press

A chemical leak along Indiana 66 in Warrick County closed the eastbound lanes for nearly two hours sending four to the hospital as a precaution.

4 people treated after chemical spill on highway – The Herald

4 people treated after chemical spill on highway  The Herald

State police say a trooper and three drivers were taken to a hospital as a precaution after a chemical leak along a southwestern Indiana highway.

Officials To Update Actions Taken By Chemical Plant Since 2018 Gas Leak That Temporarily Closed Delaware Memorial Bridge – CBS Philly

Officials To Update Actions Taken By Chemical Plant Since 2018 Gas Leak That Temporarily Closed Delaware Memorial Bridge  CBS PhillyNEW CASTLE, Del. (CBS/AP) – Delaware environmental officials will update residents about actions taken by a chemical plant owner since a gas leak ... Read more [...]

'Unprecedented' fires spread through the Arctic – Psuvanguard.com

‘Unprecedented’ fires spread through the Arctic  Psuvanguard.com

Wildfires are spreading through parts of the Arctic, including Siberia, Alaska, Greenland and Canada at “unprecedented levels,” according to wildfire expert Mark …

Four Hospitalized After Chemical Leak Along I-66 – WBIW – WBIW.com

Four Hospitalized After Chemical Leak Along I-66 – WBIW  WBIW.com

(NEWBURGH) — State police say a trooper and three drivers were taken to a hospital as a precaution after a chemical leak along a southwestern Indiana …

Hazardous material spill reported between Newburgh and Evansville; 4 taken to hospital as precaution – Evansville Courier & Press

Hazardous material spill reported between Newburgh and Evansville; 4 taken to hospital as precaution  Evansville Courier & Press

State police and crews from the Ohio Township Fire Department are on the scene of a chemical spill along Indiana 66 between Evansville and Newburgh.

People hospitalized after chemical leak on UK beach – https://en.crimerussia.com/

People hospitalized after chemical leak on UK beach  https://en.crimerussia.com/

Two people were sent to hospital after a chemical leak that left people feeling sick, vomiting and complaining of sore eyes in Worthing, UK. The area of the …

Waukegan silicone plant explosion investigation inconclusive, cause may never be known – Chicago Tribune

Waukegan silicone plant explosion investigation inconclusive, cause may never be known  Chicago Tribune

The Waukegan Fire Department has “all but closed” its investigation into the May 3 explosion that killed three people at a silicone plant in Waukegan, but is …

How Philly's PES refinery will eliminate deadly HF gas – WHYY

How Philly’s PES refinery will eliminate deadly HF gas  WHYY

The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery has started neutralizing and eliminating a highly toxic chemical still present at the site. It will take weeks.

Dangerous South Philly refinery chemical still poses threat to community – WHYY

Dangerous South Philly refinery chemical still poses threat to community  WHYY

The dangerous task of disposing of a toxic chemical at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery could put workers and the surrounding community at risk, …

Texas A&M, petrochemical companies partner to train emergency responders – WorldOil

Texas A&M, petrochemical companies partner to train emergency responders  WorldOil

In a new approach to help protect their facilities and the citizens who live nearby, several petrochemical companies are partnering with the Texas A&M …

Petrochemical companies are investing in training emergency responders who serve their communities – Yahoo Finance

Petrochemical companies are investing in training emergency responders who serve their communities  Yahoo Finance

The petrochemical industry is investing in a new approach to help protect their facilities and the citizens who live nearby. Several petrochemical companies are …

Ellis Library evacuated after chemical leak in basement – Columbia Missourian

Ellis Library evacuated after chemical leak in basement  Columbia Missourian

Ellis Library was briefly evacuated around noon Thursday after potentially dangerous chemicals were leaked from an air conditioning unit in the library …

Petrochemical companies are investing in training emergency responders who serve their communities – GlobeNewswire

Petrochemical companies are investing in training emergency responders who serve their communities  GlobeNewswire

College Station, TX, Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –. The petrochemical industry is investing in a new approach to help protect their facilities and the …

Dangerous South Philly refinery chemical still poses threat to community – The Philadelphia Tribune

Dangerous South Philly refinery chemical still poses threat to community  The Philadelphia Tribune

The dangerous task of disposing of a toxic chemical at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery could put workers and the surrounding community at risk, …

Firefighters deal with hazardous chemical leak at Port of Miami – WPLG Local 10

Firefighters deal with hazardous chemical leak at Port of Miami  WPLG Local 10

Firefighter are containing a hazardous chemical Wednesday afternoon at the Port of Miami.

Hazmat crews respond to small chemical leak in Port Allen – WAFB

Hazmat crews respond to small chemical leak in Port Allen  WAFB

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Emergency crews responded to a chemical leak at Groendyke Transport, Inc. in Port Allen Wednesday morning. Hazmat crews …

Rock County Courthouse chemical release prompts changes – Insurance News Net

Rock County Courthouse chemical release prompts changes  Insurance News Net

Aug. 7– JANESVILLE– Rock County officials see a need to improve safety measures after chemical fumes led to the evacuation of the courthouse in Janesville …