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Cape Town gas explosion injures atleast 5

Hazmatnation - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:56

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Carroll County factory fire continues to smolder

Chemical Incidents in the News - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 02:06
still battling hot spots after an overnight fire burned a Carrollton plastic equipment plant to the ground, Channel 2 Action News reported.
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Officials continue to search for cause of Brewer pump station explosion Featured

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:52
called his supervisor," said Locke. No one was hurt. Both the fire and environmental departments responded to the scene. Locke said to his
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Cohoes scrap yard open days after fire

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 14:08
a building,” he said. Three firefighters suffered minor injuries. No one else was hurt. The fire was under control after about three hours.
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Fuel tank leak near Shepard Park Beach prompts action

Chemical Incidents in the News - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:00
an underground fuel tank adjacent to Shepard Park Beach. But the double-wall tank prevented what would have been substantial contamination
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State: Farmworkers to ‘shelter in place’ from pesticides

Chemical Incidents in the News - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 18:56
rules require an evacuation zone of 150 feet — stricter than federal guidelines — and farmworkers can’t shelter in place. Pesticide drift —
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Portland responds to Toluene spill from railcar

Hazmatnation - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 05:30

HMN-Portland Fire and Rescue evacuated residents near the scene of a toluene leak that originated from a rail car. (OregonLive) Several blocks of U.S. 30 in Northwest Portland were closed for several hours Tuesday after a rail car began leaking toluene, a flammable liquid used as a solvent. A Portland Fire & Rescue HazMat team ...

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One injured in fire at fireworks wholesaler

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 22:49
the fire at the AM Pyrotechnics plant. The company is a fireworks wholesale retailer that provides pyrotechnics for big fireworks shows.
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Cleanup underway at Oklahoma farm where spill led to fish death

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:21
from decades of contamination from zinc and lead mining operations unrelated to J-M. The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality says
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Area safe after ammonia leak caused evacuations in midtown

Chemical Incidents in the News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:13
ammonia leak caused evacuations in midtown (KTUL) TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa fire fighters faced a big challenge when a cloud of ammonia
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Brine, Oil Spill in Western ND

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 20:00
. About 20 barrels, or 840 gallons, of oil also spilled. The contamination was contained within the diking on site and has been recovered,
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Officials investigating sewage system explosion in Brewer

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 18:56
Jason Moffitt. "There is a possibility that a flammable liquid such as gasoline was introduced into the sewer system maybe through a floor
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Fire crews still investigating what caused building to burn down in Kenedy

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 18:54
plastic containers or in powder form on pallets. He said that the chemicals are petroleum-based and not toxic. On Sunday around 4:45 p.m.,
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11 Taken to Hospitals After Fumes Leak at Chicago Meatpacker

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 18:12
were taken to Chicago hospitals after a reported leak of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide at a meatpacking plant. Emergency crews were
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Carbon dioxide leak sickens one at Popeyes in Antioch

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:06
ANTIOCH — A carbon dioxide tank sprung a leak at a popular fried chicken chain restaurant early Monday, sickening one person and prompting a
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Laredo Petroleum (LPI) Provides Update on Fire Reported at Tank Battery in Glasscock County, Texas

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:33
Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE: LPI) ("Laredo" or "the Company") today provided the following information regarding a fire at a Laredo tank
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Massive Fire Burns at Wisconsin Recycling Plant

Chemical Incidents in the News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:10
one from the recycling plant in the town of Norway has been injured. Authorities say firefighters responded to the Johns Disposal facility
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Tanker accident in Northbridge, MA

Hazmatnation - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:53
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