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School closed after radiological screening concerns, official discussing plans for future educational facilities amongst concerns of town citizens

Hazmatnation - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:38

Newsweek     chool in Ohio has been forced to close for the remainder of the academic year after enriched uranium was discovered inside. Neptunium 237—a byproduct of nuclear reaction and plutonium production—was also detected inside Zahn’s Corner Middle School in the town of Piketon, around 80 miles east of Cincinnati, WLWT reported. The middle school—which serves around ...

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Anhydrous leak reported in Marietta Township

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:41
tanks each had about 800 gallons of anhydrous ammonia in them. There was no need for evacuation; however, emergency personnel immediately
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Reports: Chemical spill prompts Hazmat response to Tipp City water treatment plant  

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:19
among many military bases where chemicals detected Hydrochloric acid can cause severe irritation and severe chemical burns, according to the
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Haz-mat incident at York water plant sends 3 to hospital

Chemical Incidents in the News - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 11:21
and Eliot. An aluminum sulfate solution was inadvertently delivered to the plant and mixed with sodium hypochlorite. Both chemicals are used
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Workers recovering at Salt Lake City burn center after explosion at Lockwood facility

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 18:50
chemical releases into the environment. None of the firefighters who responded have reported any symptoms of exposure to harmful chemicals,
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DEA Search Warrant finds Fentanyl, Hash Oil Manufacturing Operation

Hazmatnation - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 15:35

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — One man was arrested following a narcotics bust in the South Bay Wednesday. According to authorities, the incident happened at 28 2nd Avenue in Chula Vista. The DEA says they served a search warrant at the home as part of an ongoing investigation. After searching the home, investigators discovered a fentanyl ...

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Latest fire adds to growing list of incidents at Wacker's Charleston, Tennessee, chemical plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 21:02
management of highly hazardous chemicals and respiratory protection cost the company $4,000. In October 2016, a faulty gasket in a
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Plant nursery warehouse severely damaged after 2 alarm blaze

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 18:59
assist, and were met with heavy fire, involving hazardous materials such as fuel, feed, fertilizer, and other equipment. The warehouse style
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Second victim of Waukegan chemical plant explosion identified as Kenosha man

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 18:28
Friends Share Memories Of Man Who Died In Waukegan Chemical Explosion The building collapsed in various areas
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Blaze at Phillips 66 refinery latest disruption in California gasoline market

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 09:58
west coast market. The blaze reportedly erupted on a residual pump in the refinery's Carson plant, which includes the complex's heavy crude
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8 People Hospitalized After Radioactive Hazmat Breach in Seattle

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 04:13
people were hospitalized after a radioactive hazmat situation in Seattle. Fire officials say contract workers were removing cesium chloride
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U-Md. lab experiment sparks fire, evacuation

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 04:27
, forcing the evacuation of a building, police said. The fire, caused by a chemical reaction during an experiment, occurred at the Chemical
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