Archive for Hazardous Materials

Spring cleanup this weekend in Alexis – Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

Spring cleanup this weekend in Alexis  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

ALEXIS — Village Attorney Ron Stombaugh conducted two public hearings before the regular meeting of the Alexis Village Board Monday evening.The first …

Unoccupied vehicle rolls down hill, crashes into vacant mobile home in Lebanon – WCYB

Unoccupied vehicle rolls down hill, crashes into vacant mobile home in Lebanon  WCYB

Cleanup is underway in Lebanon after an unoccupied Toyota Prius rolled down a hill into a vacant mobile home, causing nearly 200 gallons of red kerosene to …

Solving plastics pollution won't be easy, but needs to happen – WV News

Solving plastics pollution won’t be easy, but needs to happen  WV News

A new agreement signed by 187 countries — although not the United States — will impact how countries can discard plastic waste. But it remains uncertain what …

TSA Precheck Enrollment Center Opens at Travel Leaders Agency in Minnesota – Travel Agent

TSA Precheck Enrollment Center Opens at Travel Leaders Agency in Minnesota  Travel Agent

Travelers interested in applying for the Transportation Security Administration’s Precheck expedited security program may now do so at a new enrollment center …

FMCSA moves forward with under 21 truck driver pilot program – CDLLife

FMCSA moves forward with under 21 truck driver pilot program  CDLLife

Today the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officially announced their intentions to move forward with a plan that would allow teenagers to …

Smell of durian prompts evacuation of Australian university – The Jakarta Post – Jakarta Post

Smell of durian prompts evacuation of Australian university – The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Australian Capital Territory firefighters evacuated the universitys library on Friday following reports of a strong smell of gas.

Officials warn of fish from some Texas bays after accident – Raleigh News & Observer

Officials warn of fish from some Texas bays after accident  Raleigh News & Observer

Texas health officials have advised people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues following a tanker and barges …

Basel changes may have 'bigger impact' than China ban – Resource Recycling

Basel changes may have ‘bigger impact’ than China ban  Resource Recycling

The move last week by 187 governments to alter a global waste treaty will mean further uncertainty for U.S. scrap plastic exports. Major plastics-related changes …

Bedford Township Ordinance No. 70A-13 – News – Monroe Evening News

Bedford Township Ordinance No. 70A-13 – News  Monroe Evening News

Bedford Township Ordinance No. 70A-13.

Coast Unified district moves to ban Roundup use on school grounds – San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coast Unified district moves to ban Roundup use on school grounds  San Luis Obispo Tribune

North Coast school board trustees will be asked to formally ban the use on district campuses of glyphosate, an herbicide frequently sold under the brand name …

Fairfax County to begin demolition of its former seat of government – WTOP

Fairfax County to begin demolition of its former seat of government  WTOP

In Virginia, Fairfax County is scheduled to begin demolition of its former government center next week, as the county undergoes a planning process to determine …

Did you know Knox County has an emergency alert system? – WATE 6 On Your Side

Did you know Knox County has an emergency alert system?  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Did you know Knox County has a unique emergency alert system? The program allows local agencies to push out vital information, …

Houston Shipping Channel Ship Collision Cleanup Continues After Toxic Spill, Reports of Fish Kill – The Weather Channel

Houston Shipping Channel Ship Collision Cleanup Continues After Toxic Spill, Reports of Fish Kill  The Weather Channel

The Houston Ship Channel was contaminated after a collision on Friday. The cleanup continues.

McLouth Steel designated as priority site for cleanup funds – The Detroit News

McLouth Steel designated as priority site for cleanup funds  The Detroit News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Fund announced Monday that McLouth Steel in Trenton is on a superfund priority list for contamination cleanup.

Freight train derails in Mississippi during flash flooding – WDSU New Orleans

Freight train derails in Mississippi during flash flooding  WDSU New Orleans

A freight train has derailed in Mississippi after heavy rains overnight caused flash flooding. More than 20 cars derailed and were scattered around the …

From Volunteer to Fire Chief: Bill Kelly Reflects on Over 30 Years of Service – The Silicon Valley Voice

From Volunteer to Fire Chief: Bill Kelly Reflects on Over 30 Years of Service  The Silicon Valley Voice

Santa Clara Fire Chief Bill Kelly is retiring after 30 years of being a fire fighter. He’s Santa Clara resident. His family have lived here for generations.

BLM cleanup of Sun Valley illegal dumps to cost $75,000; much of the waste is from target shooting – Reno Gazette Journal

BLM cleanup of Sun Valley illegal dumps to cost $75,000; much of the waste is from target shooting  Reno Gazette Journal

The Bureau of Land Management is asking residents to stay away from six sites in Sun Valley while cleanup crews remove trash and hazardous materials …

Electronic Marvels Turn Into Dangerous Trash in East Africa – The New York Times

Electronic Marvels Turn Into Dangerous Trash in East Africa  The New York Times

Companies seek solutions to the unintended consequences of rising wealth that allows for more electronics — and the e-waste that inevitably comes next.

India’s Growing Solar Power Programme Could Leave Behind a Trail of Waste – The Wire

India’s Growing Solar Power Programme Could Leave Behind a Trail of Waste  The Wire

India has an ambitious solar power programme but no proper policy or mechanism to address the waste from solar panels.

Staff Environmental Engineer/Scientist – SustainableBusiness.com

Staff Environmental Engineer/Scientist  SustainableBusiness.com

KMEA is an environmental, energy, engineering and sustainability (E3S) consulting company providing professional engineering, scientific, and technical …

Library stink: smell of durian prompts evacuation at University of Canberra – The Guardian

Library stink: smell of durian prompts evacuation at University of Canberra  The Guardian

Fire and rescue teams in Australia remove rogue fruit in a sealed bag after it was left near an air vent.

Just An Observation: Hardest job ever and no instruction manual – Ponoka News

Just An Observation: Hardest job ever and no instruction manual  Ponoka News

Being a parent is the most difficult thing you could ever do.

Queensland extends deadlines for identifying combustible cladding – The Construction Index

Queensland extends deadlines for identifying combustible cladding  The Construction Index

The government of Queensland in Australia has announced a two-month extension in deadlines for a programme introduced to address potentially combustible …

Female firefighters at risk of PTSD – Fire and Security Matters

Female firefighters at risk of PTSD  Fire and Security Matters

14 May 2019. FEMALE FIREFIGHTERS are at a high-risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and experiencing suicidal thoughts, …

18-wheeler carrying hazardous materials rolls over near Derby – KENS5.com

18-wheeler carrying hazardous materials rolls over near Derby  KENS5.com

According to the Dilley Fire Department, the east access road on IH 35 will be closed Monday night.

Mumbai: Chemical leak in factory kills three workers in Palghar – Free Press Journal

Mumbai: Chemical leak in factory kills three workers in Palghar  Free Press JournalChemical leak kills 3 workers  The Tribune IndiaChemical leak kills three workers of company in Palghar  The Indian Express3 Killed at Boisar due to MIDC's Chemical Leak  Mumbai LiveView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Have household hazardous materials to recycle? Collection scheduled Saturday in EBR Parish – The Advocate

Have household hazardous materials to recycle? Collection scheduled Saturday in EBR Parish  The Advocate

The East Baton Rouge Parish Environmental Services Department of Recycling is holding its bi-annual household hazardous collection day Saturday.

Chemical leak kills 3 workers – The Tribune India

Chemical leak kills 3 workers  The Tribune India

TheTribune: MUMBAI:Chemical leak at an industrial unit in Palghar district resulted in the death of three workers on Sunday.

Chemical leak causes highway closure near Boscobel – WXOW.com

Chemical leak causes highway closure near Boscobel  WXOW.com

A leak from an anhydrous tank north of Boscobel Saturday evening had authorities warning people to stay indoors.

Chemical leak causes highway closure near Boscobel – WKOW

Chemical leak causes highway closure near Boscobel  WKOW

Authorities have contained a spill north of Boscobel that had them warning people to stay inside Saturday evening.

China investigates toxic chemical leak – The Manila Times

China investigates toxic chemical leak  The Manila Times

Authorities in North China’s Shanxi Province are investigating the aluminum manufacturer amid a chemical liquid leak scandal, and relocating residents nearby.

VIDEO: Hazmat response at 35th SW apartments after woman found dead, police officers sent to hospital – West Seattle Blog

VIDEO: Hazmat response at 35th SW apartments after woman found dead, police officers sent to hospital  West Seattle Blog

9:55 AM: If you’re wondering about the SFD/SPD response in the 8800 block of 35th SW, Seattle Fire says they’re “investigating a possible chemical substance …

Avoid coastline after spill in Houston Ship Channel: Officials | abc13.com – KTRK-TV

Avoid coastline after spill in Houston Ship Channel: Officials | abc13.com  KTRK-TV

WHAT’S THAT SMELL? Residents in 11 communities are complaining Friday night of a gasoline or chemical-like odor.

UPDATE: Hazmat response at 35th SW apartments after woman found dead, police officers sent to hospital – West Seattle Blog

UPDATE: Hazmat response at 35th SW apartments after woman found dead, police officers sent to hospital  West Seattle Blog

9:55 AM: If you’re wondering about the SFD/SPD response in the 8800 block of 35th SW, Seattle Fire says they’re “investigating a possible chemical substance …

Apartment complex re-opened after hazmat evacuation | Minnesota – PostBulletin.com

Apartment complex re-opened after hazmat evacuation | Minnesota  PostBulletin.comResidents get OK to go back inside, hazardous material being evaluated after Minneapolis evacuation  Star TribuneResidents return after hazmat evacuation near University of Minnesota  MPR News"Unconfirmed Report of Ricin'' Leads to Building Evacuation Near University of Minnesota  FOX 21 OnlineView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Crews Evacuate Building Near University of Minnesota – WJON News

Crews Evacuate Building Near University of Minnesota  WJON NewsResidents get OK to go back inside, hazardous material being evaluated after Minneapolis evacuation  Star TribuneResidents return after hazmat evacuation near University of Minnesota  MPR NewsApartment complex re-opened after hazmat evacuation  Daily MailView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Chemical Leak Reported At Lone Star College-University Park – Patch.com

Chemical Leak Reported At Lone Star College-University Park  Patch.com

Chemical Leak Reported At Lone Star College-Univer – Spring, TX – Officials at LSC-University Park are evacuating the 6th floor of building 12-13 after a …

Chemical Leak Injures 2 At Lone Star College-University Park – Patch.com

Chemical Leak Injures 2 At Lone Star College-University Park  Patch.com

Chemical Leak Reported At Lone Star College-Univer – Spring, TX – Officials at LSC-University Park evacuated the 6th floor of building 12-13 after a reported …

"Unconfirmed Report of Ricin'' Leads to Building Evacuation Near University of Minnesota – FOX 21 Online

"Unconfirmed Report of Ricin'' Leads to Building Evacuation Near University of Minnesota  FOX 21 OnlineResidents get OK to go back inside, hazardous material being evaluated after Minneapolis evacuation  Star TribuneResidents return after hazmat evacuation near University of Minnesota  MPR NewsApartment complex re-opened after hazmat evacuation | Minnesota  PostBulletin.comView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Residents get OK to go back inside, hazardous material being evaluated after Minneapolis evacuation – Star Tribune

Residents get OK to go back inside, hazardous material being evaluated after Minneapolis evacuation  Star TribuneResidents return after hazmat evacuation near University of Minnesota  MPR NewsCrews Evacuate Building near University of Minnesota  WDIOView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]