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Chemical spill at Norman, OK Walmart

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(KFOR) NORMAN, Okla. – A local chemical spill is still a mystery after the Norman Fire Department said they couldn’t identify what was in the air that caused two people to go to the hospital. Around 4 p.m. on Saturday, the fire department and hazmat team were called to the Walmart along Interstate Dr. and Main St. One shopper said she heard ...

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One hospitalized after chemical spill at Arizona facility

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(GCMAZ) There was a hazmat incident at Superior Industries in Prescott Valley today. Central Arizona Fire and Medical crews responded to the facility on the 98-hundred block of Superior Lane after a chemical spill Tuesday morning. Members of the Prescott Area Hazardous Materials Response Team, along with area fire crews tended to the spill, cleanup and removal of the chemical. ...

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Cheshire Fire and Rescue responds to chemical spill

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(Liverpoolecho.co.uk)   Homes are being evacuated after reports of a chemical spill in Ellesmere Port this morning. Eight fire crews are currently at the Vauxhall Motors site on North Road, part of which has been cordoned off for safety reasons. Emergency services are in attendance after receiving reports of a liquid spillage at the site. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service ...

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1 hospitalized after BU chemical spill

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HMN-Reports show that one person was decontaminated on scene, and then brought to  a nearby hospital. (Patch.com) BOSTON, MA — A person was taken to the hospital after chemicals spilled on him at Boston University, fire officials said. The person was decontaminated and taken to the hospital. The Boston Fire Department said there was a report of a person “mixing ...

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Firefighters respond to chemical spill at Wokingham school

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Chemical spill in Cincinnati might be headed toward Louisville

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Report: West Virginia chemical spill could have been avoided

HMN-According to the Seattle Times report available here the release was avoidable.   CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 2014 chemical spill into the water supply of 300,000 West Virginians could have been avoided if a company inspected its storage tanks and saw two tiny holes forming at the bottom of one, federal investigators said Wednesday. Almost three years after the spill, ...

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Detroit hazmat cleanup described as “an organic, acidic corrosive liquid.”

HMN- Semi-truck crashes on I-94 ramp in Detroit, prompting hazmat cleanup. According to the National Association of Corrosion Engineers website. The corrosion of materials by organic acids is complicated by the virtually unlimited number of possible compounds. The corrosion of metals by organic acid is often confounded by trace impurities such as oxygen and metallic salts. This paper concentrates on ...

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Shelter in place advisory due to chemical spill in Louisiana Bayou

    ST. MARY PARISH, La. (KLFY) – Deputies are asking residents in the Sorrell/Charenton to shelter in place as a precaution due to a chemical leak in Bayou Teche. The sheriff’s office received the report around 5:30 p.m. of a chemical substance in the bayou near the Adeline Bridge Crews have been working since the early evening to clean ...

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Crews cleaning 1,000-barrel oil spill in Oklahoma

Source: UPI.com by Daniel J. Graeber Energy company says third-party excavation work caused last week’s pipeline breach. BILLINGS, Okla., Nov. 9 (UPI) — Magellan, an energy company working in Oklahoma, said preliminary evidence suggested third-party excavation led to a leak from one of the state’s oil pipelines. Magellan Midstream Partners said a rupture on a pipeline system through Oklahoma led to ...

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