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Trump administration scales back safety rules adopted after deadly chemical explosion

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Mother plans to sue EPA over sons death involving chemicals


(Tennesseean) A Tennessee mother is taking steps to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for apparently failing to finalize a ban on a chemical that killed her 21-year-old son last year. Wendy Hartley “joined forces” with several other parties and submitted a notice of intent to file suit against the EPA on Oct. 31, aiming to push the agency to ban methylene ...

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HCL spill moves into second day of cleanup in Ohio


HMN-EPA officials say they did a sweep of the entire area, and believe nothing got into any sewer system nearby.  However an investigation remains ongoing to see who, if anyone would be held responsible. (WFMJ) WEATHERSFIELD TWP., Ohio – The clean up of a hydrochloric acid leak that led to a nearly four-hour evacuation of homes and businesses on Monday ...

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