Archive for Chemical Release

Feds: Safety deficiencies led to 2014 chemical release that killed 4 at DuPont’s La Porte plant – Beaumont Enterprise

Feds: Safety deficiencies led to 2014 chemical release that killed 4 at DuPont’s La Porte plant  Beaumont Enterprise

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Tuesday issued its final report on a deadly release of toxic chemicals at DuPont’s LaPorte facility in 2014, concluding that a …

Report: Series of failures led to deadly leak at Texas plant – Washington Post

Report: Series of failures led to deadly leak at Texas plant  Washington Post

A final federal report has found that a series of failures, including flawed equipment and inadequate safeguards, helped cause a 2014 poisonous gas leak that …

Report: Series of failures led to deadly leak at Texas plant – Star Tribune

Report: Series of failures led to deadly leak at Texas plant  Star Tribune

A series of failures, including flawed equipment and inadequate safeguards, helped cause a 2014 poisonous gas leak that killed four workers at a Houston-area …

Report: Series of Failures Led to Deadly Leak at Texas Plant – U.S. News & World Report

Report: Series of Failures Led to Deadly Leak at Texas Plant  U.S. News & World Report

HOUSTON (AP) — A final federal report has found that a series of failures, including flawed equipment and inadequate safeguards, helped cause a 2014 …

Feds: Safety deficiencies led to 2014 chemical release that killed 4 at DuPont’s La Porte plant – Houston Chronicle

Feds: Safety deficiencies led to 2014 chemical release that killed 4 at DuPont’s La Porte plant  Houston ChronicleDuPont Safety Lapses Caused Fatal Chemical Release, Board Says  Bloomberg EnvironmentCSB Issues Report on Chemical Release at DuPont Plant  Powder Bulk SolidsCSB Releases Final Report into Fatal 2014 Incident at DuPont La Porte Facility; Final Report Cites Numerous Safety Deficiencies  WorkersCompensation.comSafety shortfalls, culture contributed Read more [...]

DuPont Safety Lapses Caused Fatal Chemical Release, Board Says – Bloomberg Environment

DuPont Safety Lapses Caused Fatal Chemical Release, Board Says  Bloomberg Environment

A chemical release that killed four workers nearly five years ago at a now-shuttered DuPont chemical plant in Texas stemmed from flawed engineering design …

CSB Issues Report on Chemical Release at DuPont Plant – Powder Bulk Solids

CSB Issues Report on Chemical Release at DuPont Plant  Powder Bulk Solids

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) issued its final investigation report on a release of methyl mercaptan at DuPont’s LaPorte, TX plant in 2014 that left four …

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke – Reuters

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke  Reuters

A giant cloud of smoke rose over the town of San Roque near Gibraltar in southern Spain on Tuesday following a fire at a chemical factory in a nearby industrial …

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke – Reuters Africa

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke  Reuters Africa

A giant cloud of smoke rose over the town of San Roque near Gibraltar in southern Spain on Tuesday following a fire at a chemical factory in a nearby industrial …

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke – Yahoo News

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke  Yahoo News

A giant cloud of smoke rose over the town of San Roque near Gibraltar in southern Spain on Tuesday following a fire at a chemical factory in a nearby industrial …

Fire at Campo chemical plant – Gibraltar Chronicle

Fire at Campo chemical plant  Gibraltar Chronicle

Emergency services in the Campo de Gibraltar are responding to a fire in a petrochemical plant which has sent a thick plume of smoke over the Bay of Gibraltar.

Timeline of events surrounding 3M’s admission of illegal chemical release into Tennessee River – WHNT News 19

Timeline of events surrounding 3M’s admission of illegal chemical release into Tennessee River  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. – A series of interesting events happened before and after 3M disclosed it failed to obey federal law by releasing certain manufacturing …

Thatcher Company’s chemical leak is latest in series of incidents involving facility – KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Thatcher Company’s chemical leak is latest in series of incidents involving facility  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Thatcher Company’s sulfur dioxide leak Wednesday morning, which affected at least 56 people, is just the latest in a series of incidents …

Abingdon poisoning: Area evacuated after chemical leak sends man falling from ladder – Express

Abingdon poisoning: Area evacuated after chemical leak sends man falling from ladder  Express

Officers from Thames Valley Police have cordoned off the building in the town’s centre and evacuated it after a suspected chemical leak. The man has been …

Neighbors are demanding answers following South Philly refinery explosion – KYW Newsradio 1060

Neighbors are demanding answers following South Philly refinery explosion  KYW Newsradio 1060Refinery fire still burning: Philly ‘narrowly dodged a catastrophe’  The Philadelphia InquirerMassive Fire, Explosions at South Philadelphia Refinery Contained, But Not Yet Extinguished  NBC 10 PhiladelphiaMassive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility’s future  scmp.comMassive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future  Yahoo Read more [...]

Philadelphia refinery fire puts focus on toxic chemical – Duluth News Tribune

Philadelphia refinery fire puts focus on toxic chemical  Duluth News TribuneLast Fire Extinguished at South Philly Refinery, Air Quality Testing Continues  NBC 10 PhiladelphiaUnit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources  ReutersFeds to investigate Philly refinery explosion | News  witf.orgView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

'It looked like Armageddon': Refinery fire puts focus on toxic chemical – The Philadelphia Inquirer

'It looked like Armageddon': Refinery fire puts focus on toxic chemical  The Philadelphia Inquirer'Damn, This Is Bad': Fire Continues to Burn After South Philly Refinery Blast  NBC 10 PhiladelphiaSouth Philly refinery fire: What we know (and what we don't)  Billy PennMassive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future  Yahoo NewsRefinery fire still burning: Philly 'narrowly dodged a catastrophe'  Herald-Mail MediaView full coverage on Google Read more [...]

'Damn, This Is Bad': Fire Continues to Burn After South Philly Refinery Blast – NBC 10 Philadelphia

'Damn, This Is Bad': Fire Continues to Burn After South Philly Refinery Blast  NBC 10 Philadelphia'It looked like Armageddon': Refinery fire puts focus on toxic chemical  The Philadelphia InquirerSouth Philly refinery fire: What we know (and what we don't)  Billy PennMassive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future  Yahoo NewsRefinery fire still burning: Philly 'narrowly dodged a catastrophe'  Herald-Mail MediaView full coverage on Google Read more [...]

Massive Fire and Series of Explosions Rock South Philadelphia Refinery When Vat of Fuel Ignites – NBC 10 Philadelphia

Massive Fire and Series of Explosions Rock South Philadelphia Refinery When Vat of Fuel Ignites  NBC 10 PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia PES Oil Refinery Fire Not Yet Under Control  BloombergFire Rips Through Philadelphia Refinery  RigzoneGasoline Surges as Fire Rips Through Philadelphia Refinery  Claims JournalView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Philadelphia PES Oil Refinery Fire Not Yet Under Control – Bloomberg

Philadelphia PES Oil Refinery Fire Not Yet Under Control  Bloomberg

A fire is burning at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery, the largest such plant on the U.S. East Coast and the main supplier to the local gasoline market …

As Tyson continues its push to privatize plant inspections, five workers were just hospitalized after a chemical spill – The New Food Economy

As Tyson continues its push to privatize plant inspections, five workers were just hospitalized after a chemical spill  The New Food Economy

The recent spill, part of a long history of Tyson worker accidents, comes as the company makes a push to police itself.

Timeline of events surrounding 3M’s admission of illegal chemical release into Tennessee River – whnt.com

Timeline of events surrounding 3M’s admission of illegal chemical release into Tennessee River  whnt.com

DECATUR, Ala. – A series of interesting events happened before and after 3M disclosed it failed to obey federal law by releasing certain manufacturing …

State of Alabama permitted 3M to release toxic chemicals into Tennessee River for years, records show – WHNT News 19

State of Alabama permitted 3M to release toxic chemicals into Tennessee River for years, records show  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. – In April, 3M reported to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management that it was discharging chemicals that are illegal to put into …

Thatcher Company’s chemical leak, injuring 56, is latest in series of incidents involving facility – KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Thatcher Company’s chemical leak, injuring 56, is latest in series of incidents involving facility  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Thatcher Company’s sulfur dioxide leak Wednesday morning, injuring at least 56 people, is just the latest in a series of incidents involving …

AL Governor, AG monitoring EPA investigation into 3M’s illegal chemical release into Tennessee River – whnt.com

AL Governor, AG monitoring EPA investigation into 3M’s illegal chemical release into Tennessee River  whnt.com

DECATUR, Ala.- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall tell WHNT News 19 they are monitoring the Environmental Protection Agency’s …

AL Governor, AG monitoring EPA investigation into 3M’s illegal chemical release into Tennessee River – WHNT News 19

AL Governor, AG monitoring EPA investigation into 3M’s illegal chemical release into Tennessee River  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala.- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall tell WHNT News 19 they are monitoring the Environmental Protection Agency’s …

Five Injured After Cleaning Agent Spill At Tyson Foods Plant In Springdale – KFSM 5Newsonline

Five Injured After Cleaning Agent Spill At Tyson Foods Plant In Springdale  KFSM 5Newsonline

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — One person is in critical condition and four others injured after a cleaning agent spilled outside a Tyson Foods plant on Tuesday …

Multiple people sent to hospital after hazmat release at Tyson plant – 40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville

Multiple people sent to hospital after hazmat release at Tyson plant  40/29tv Fort Smith/Fayetteville

Five people were sent to the hospital after a chemical release at the Tyson Plant on Berry Street in Springdale, according to Matt Bagley with the Springdale Fire …

Chemical spill at Tyson plant in Northwest Arkansas sends five to hospital – Arkansas Online

Chemical spill at Tyson plant in Northwest Arkansas sends five to hospital  Arkansas Online

Five people were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after an industrial accident at the Tyson Foods Berry Street plant in Springdale. Capt. Matt Bagley …

Shelter-in-place lifted after chemical leak repaired at pool in Atascocita – KTRK-TV

Shelter-in-place lifted after chemical leak repaired at pool in Atascocita  KTRK-TV

Officials have given the all-clear given for residents in Atascocita now that a chemical leak has been repaired.

Chemical leak reported at a manufacturing facility in NW Houston – Chron

Chemical leak reported at a manufacturing facility in NW Houston  Chron

A pump failure caused a chemical leak early Tuesday at a manufacturing facility in northwest Houston, according to OnScene TV. The facility uses krill to make …

Chemical leak reported at a manufacturing facility in NW Houston – Houston Chronicle

Chemical leak reported at a manufacturing facility in NW Houston  Houston Chronicle

The leak produced a large vapor cloud in the air, but authorities said it is no danger to the public.

Chemical leak reported at a manufacturing facility in NW Houston – Chron.com

Chemical leak reported at a manufacturing facility in NW Houston  Chron.com

A pump failure caused a chemical leak early Tuesday at a manufacturing facility in northwest Houston, according to OnScene TV. The facility uses krill to make …

3M admits to illegal chemical release in Tennessee River – WHNT News 19

3M admits to illegal chemical release in Tennessee River  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala. – The 3M Plant in Decatur failed to obey federal law by releasing certain chemicals or the waste of those chemicals into the Tennessee River.

Environmental group concerned about illegal chemical release into Tennessee River – WHNT News 19

Environmental group concerned about illegal chemical release into Tennessee River  WHNT News 19

DECATUR, Ala.- A local environmental group is concerned after learning the 3M plant failed to obey federal law when it released certain chemicals into the …

Chemical leak reported near New Haven school – WFSB

Chemical leak reported near New Haven school  WFSBChemical Leak Triggers New Haven School Shelter-In-Place  patch.comEmergency Crews Respond to Chemical Leak in New Haven  NBC ConnecticutNew Haven crews clean after haz-mat incident near school  FOX61 HartfordView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

3M admits to illegal chemical release in Tennessee River – whnt.com

3M admits to illegal chemical release in Tennessee River  whnt.com

DECATUR, Ala. – The 3M Plant in Decatur failed to obey federal law by releasing certain chemicals or the waste of those chemicals into the Tennessee River.

Emergency Crews Respond to Chemical Leak in New Haven – NBC Connecticut

Emergency Crews Respond to Chemical Leak in New Haven  NBC Connecticut

Emergency crews are responding to a chemical leak on Winchester Avenue in New Haven and a nearby school is under a shelter-in-place order.

25 ‘serious’ violations at U.K. chemical maker’s Delaware River plant – The Philadelphia Inquirer

25 ‘serious’ violations at U.K. chemical maker’s Delaware River plant  The Philadelphia Inquirer

The British chemical-maker Croda failed to take required safety measures to prevent, protect, or contain leak of explosive gas at its Atlas Point chemical plant on …

Hazmat situation near New Haven charter school, no danger to public – WTNH.com

Hazmat situation near New Haven charter school, no danger to public  WTNH.comEmergency Crews Respond to Chemical Leak in New Haven  NBC ConnecticutChemical leak reported at New Haven school  WFSBChemical Leak Triggers New Haven School Shelter-In-Place  New Haven, CT PatchNew Haven crews clean after haz-mat incident near school  FOX61 HartfordView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]