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UK crews battle refinery fire

Hazmatnation - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 07:24

HMN-UK fire crews battled a fire at an area oil refinery.  (BBC) Six fire engines were called to the Stanlow plant in Ellesmere Port at 14:16 BST to tackle a blaze inside a chemical manufacturing unit. Smoke and flames were visible from as far as eight miles (13km) away, according to eye witnesses. Cheshire Fire ...

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What happens to chemicals during a hurricane?

Hazmatnation - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 07:08

HMN-Popular Science discusses what happens to chemicals when they are spread during a hurricane type disaster. The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the Environmental Protection Agency must implement “life-saving protections” that prevent the accidental release of toxic chemicals into the air and help emergency workers respond to chemical disasters. These protections were ...

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