Archive for HazMat

Emergency crews responding to possible hazardous materials release in Bristol, Va. – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Emergency crews responding to possible hazardous materials release in Bristol, Va.  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Emergency crews have responded to a possible hazardous materials spill in Bristol, Virginia.

WANTED: Suspect allegedly sent 'hazardous materials' to a Colorado teller – KKTV 11 News

WANTED: Suspect allegedly sent ‘hazardous materials’ to a Colorado teller  KKTV 11 News

Authorities are asking for help in identifying a person who reportedly sent ‘hazardous materials’ to a teller in Colorado.

EPA and FEMA cleaning up hazardous materials after Iowa flooding – KWQC-TV6

EPA and FEMA cleaning up hazardous materials after Iowa flooding  KWQC-TV6

MILLS Co., Iowa (NBC) – Federal agencies are in western Iowa, cleaning up chemicals and other hazardous materials that have been stranded in flood water for …

Part of RT 865 closed after hazmat spill, officials say – WJAC Johnstown

Part of RT 865 closed after hazmat spill, officials say  WJAC Johnstown

UPDATE #1: One lane has been opened as crews continue to cleanup. Original Story: Authorities say part of Route 865 in Cambria and Blair counties is closed …

2 hospitalized after possible chemical leak at Lincolnshire community pool – Chicago Sun-Times

2 hospitalized after possible chemical leak at Lincolnshire community pool  Chicago Sun-Times

Authorities believe that carbon monoxide or chlorine leak is responsible for causing the pair to pass out.

Car traveling at 100 mph prior to fatal crash – Davie County Enterprise Record – Davie Enterprise Record

Car traveling at 100 mph prior to fatal crash – Davie County Enterprise Record  Davie Enterprise Record

Speed was likely a contributing factor to a wreck that claimed the life of an Advance man Friday night. Eric Vaughn Johnson, 46, was driving a 2003 Nissan 350Z …

HEARTLAND FLOOD: EPA cleans up hazardous materials in Mills County – WOWT

HEARTLAND FLOOD: EPA cleans up hazardous materials in Mills County  WOWT

At a closed rest stop in Mills County, Iowa, sits several containers washed away by flood currents months ago. Now, they are being gathered by the …

Local News, Large-scale hazardous materials training underway – Daily Inter Lake

Local News, Large-scale hazardous materials training underway  Daily Inter Lake

Members of the Kalispell Fire Department Hazardous Materials Team are conducting a joint training scenario tod.

International Paper Chemical Release Class Action Certified – Bloomberg Law

International Paper Chemical Release Class Action Certified  Bloomberg Law

International Paper Co. will face a class action by Louisiana residents who were allegedly injured by the release of a pulp mill byproduct, a federal court in …

Chemical plant that sent chlorine gas billowing across North Jersey has history of fires – NorthJersey.com

Chemical plant that sent chlorine gas billowing across North Jersey has history of fires  NorthJersey.com

The chemical plant where a fire spewed enough chlorine into the air to shut nearby highways and force residents indoors over the past weekend has a history of …

Unknown liquid dumped in Fairfield prompts street closure – SFBay

Unknown liquid dumped in Fairfield prompts street closure  SFBay

The Fairfield Police Department says Madison Street is closed between Texas and Missouri streets for a hazardous materials incident involving the apparent …

FBI to investigate hazardous materials incident at Clearwater bank – Tampa Bay Newspapers

FBI to investigate hazardous materials incident at Clearwater bank  Tampa Bay Newspapers

CLEARWATER — Police say an envelope with a suspicious substance found at a Clearwater bank May 20 will be turned over to the FBI for investigation.

Burlington drill simulates hazardous materials emergency – Burlington Times News

Burlington drill simulates hazardous materials emergency  Burlington Times News

Burlington police and a dozen other agencies staged a hazardous material drill at a Burlington chemical company Tuesday, May 21.The simulated drill …

Hanwha Total's chemical leak affects 650 people in South Korea – The Straits Times

Hanwha Total’s chemical leak affects 650 people in South Korea  The Straits Times

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Two massive leaks of chemical vapour at Hanwha Total Petrochemical’s factory in Seosan in South …

HazMat situation closes downtown Fairfield street, alleyway – Fairfield Daily Republic

HazMat situation closes downtown Fairfield street, alleyway  Fairfield Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — A section of Madison Street was shut down midafternoon Monday after three barrels of chemicals were found in an alley. The incident was …

Outer Loop of Capital Beltway reopens after 3 tractor-trailers jackknifed – WTOP

Outer Loop of Capital Beltway reopens after 3 tractor-trailers jackknifed  WTOP

Three jackknifed tractor trailers and a fuel spill blocked lanes of the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway after Old Georgetown Road in Montgomery County, …

Chemical plant that sent chlorine gas billowing across Pulaski Skyway has history of fires – NorthJersey.com

Chemical plant that sent chlorine gas billowing across Pulaski Skyway has history of fires  NorthJersey.com

Fires in 1988 and 1993 and a chlorine leak in 2005 at Alden Leeds shut highways and forced residents indoors, much as this weekend’s incident did.

Update: Street Reopened Following Hazardous Materials Incident – SFGate

Update: Street Reopened Following Hazardous Materials Incident  SFGate

FAIRFIELD (BCN) The Fairfield Police Department says Madison Street has reopened between Texas and Missouri streets. The street was closed late Monday …

Henderson County News: Landfill fire prompts warning about tossing hazardous materials in garbage – Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County News: Landfill fire prompts warning about tossing hazardous materials in garbage  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 20, 2019) – After a fire broke out at the Henderson County Transfer Station late Thursday night, the county’s environmental programs …

Video: Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures – WNWO NBC 24

Video: Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures  WNWO NBC 24Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway, residents asked to remain indoors  NJ.comNew Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway  New York Post Fire at New Jersey chlorine chemical plant forces closure of the Pulaski Skyway  New York Daily NewsNJ chlorine plant fire under control; roads reopen  PIX11 New YorkView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Video: Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures – WCTI12.com

Video: Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures  WCTI12.comNew Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway  New York Post Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway, residents asked to remain indoors  NJ.comFire at New Jersey chlorine chemical plant forces closure of the Pulaski Skyway  New York Daily NewsChemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures  Star TribuneView full coverage on Google Read more [...]

3 jackknifed tractor trailers block Outer Loop of Capital Beltway – WTOP

3 jackknifed tractor trailers block Outer Loop of Capital Beltway  WTOP

Three jackknifed tractor trailers are blocking all lanes of the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway after Georgetown Road in Montgomery County, Maryland, Sunday …

Road Reopens After Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Crashes In Napa – CBS San Francisco

Road Reopens After Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Crashes In Napa  CBS San FranciscoUpdate: Redwood Road in Napa reopened after truck with hazardous materials overturned  Napa Valley RegisterTruck Carrying Hazardous Material Flips, Prompts Shelter-In-Place Order  SFGateHazmat Crash In Napa: Evacuation Orders Lifted  Napa Valley, CA PatchRoad reopened, shelter in place lifted after industrial vehicle crashes in Napa  KGO-TVView full coverage on Read more [...]

Amazon plans warehouses dedicated to hazardous materials – SlashGear

Amazon plans warehouses dedicated to hazardous materials  SlashGear

This summer, Amazon will launch a number of warehouses designed specifically to hold hazardous materials, such as the bear mace that caused some of its.

Video: Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures – FoxReno.com

Video: Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures  FoxReno.comNew Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway  New York Post Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway, residents asked to remain indoors  NJ.comFire at New Jersey chlorine chemical plant forces closure of the Pulaski Skyway  New York Daily NewsChemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures  Star TribuneView full coverage on Google Read more [...]

Chlorine factory fire spews dangerous fumes, closes Pulaski Skyway – New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Chlorine factory fire spews dangerous fumes, closes Pulaski Skyway  New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioNew Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway  New York Post Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway, residents asked to remain indoors  NJ.comFire at New Jersey chlorine chemical plant forces closure of the Pulaski Skyway  New York Daily NewsChemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures  Star TribuneView full coverage Read more [...]

Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures – Olean Times Herald

Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures  Olean Times HeraldNew Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway  New York Post Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway, residents asked to remain indoors  NJ.comChlorine Plant Fire In New Jersey Finally Put Out, Pulaski Skyway Remains Closed  CBS New YorkView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

New Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway – New York Post

New Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway  New York Post

A chemical plant fire in New Jersey sent noxious smoke billowing into the air near Newark — and officials urged residents to shut their windows to avoid the…

Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway, residents asked to remain indoors – NJ.com

Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway, residents asked to remain indoors  NJ.com

A fire at a chlorine plant in Kearny Friday shut down a portion of the Pulaski Skyway in the area and caused officials to warn residents to remain indoors because …

Chlorine Plant Fire In New Jersey Sparks Warnings To Keep Windows Closed In Nearby Areas – CBS New York

Chlorine Plant Fire In New Jersey Sparks Warnings To Keep Windows Closed In Nearby Areas  CBS New York

KEARNY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A fire at a chemical plant in New Jersey is causing several nearby areas to warn residents to keep their windows closed …

Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway – NJ.com

Chemical plant fire closes portion of Pulaski Skyway  NJ.com

A fire at a chlorine plant in Kearny Friday shut down a portion of the Pulaski Skyway in the area, according to multiple reports. The highway was closed in both …

Jack-knifed semitruck, fuel spill closes lanes on southbound I-15 – KSL.com

Jack-knifed semitruck, fuel spill closes lanes on southbound I-15  KSL.com

A jack-knifed semitruck with a fuel spill has closed lanes on southbound I-15 near 900 South, police say.

Jackknifed semitruck, fuel spill closes lanes on southbound I-15 – KSL.com

Jackknifed semitruck, fuel spill closes lanes on southbound I-15  KSL.com

A jackknifed semitruck with a fuel spill has closed lanes on southbound I-15 near 900 South, police say.

Hazmat Crash In Napa: Evacuation Orders Lifted – Napa Valley, CA Patch

Hazmat Crash In Napa: Evacuation Orders Lifted  Napa Valley, CA Patch

Napa Hazmat Crash: Evacuation Orders Lifted – Napa Valley, CA – A tanker truck hauling hazardous materials overturned in a Napa neighborhood, prompting …

Update: Redwood Road in Napa may be closed all day after truck with hazardous materials overturned – Napa Valley Register

Update: Redwood Road in Napa may be closed all day after truck with hazardous materials overturned  Napa Valley RegisterTruck Carrying Hazardous Materials Crashes In Napa; Nearby Residents Ordered To Evacuate  CBS San FranciscoShelter-in-place ordered after crash involving industrial vehicle in Napa  KGO-TVHazmat Crash In Napa Prompts Evacuations, Shelter-In-Place Order  Napa Valley, CA PatchView full coverage on Google News Read more [...]

Crews responding to hazardous materials release in Shelton – Westport News

Crews responding to hazardous materials release in Shelton  Westport News

SHELTON – First responders are on the scene of a hazardous material release in an industrial building Friday afternoon. Shelton fire and police departments …

Crews responding to hazardous materials release in Shelton – New Haven Register

Crews responding to hazardous materials release in Shelton  New Haven Register

SHELTON – First responders are on the scene of a hazardous material release in a factory Friday afternoon. Shelton fire and police departments responded to …

Planning Commission fails to recommend zoning change, citing proximity to hazardous materials – Austin Monitor

Planning Commission fails to recommend zoning change, citing proximity to hazardous materials  Austin Monitor

Abutting the Cypress Semiconductor manufacturing plant is an undeveloped 1.63-acre tract of land that is currently zoned commercial. This transition property …

Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Crashes In Napa; Nearby Residents Ordered To Evacuate – CBS San Francisco

Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Crashes In Napa; Nearby Residents Ordered To Evacuate  CBS San Francisco

NAPA (CBS SF) — A truck carrying hazardous materials used in the wine-making industry crashed and rolled over on a Napa street early Friday, triggering a …

Answering questions about the effect of environment on health – Ensia

Answering questions about the effect of environment on health  Ensia

Ensia is a solutions-focused nonprofit media outlet reporting on our changing planet. Published by the Institute on the Environment.