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“Household hazmat emergency” in Sonoma County

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  (CBS) GUERNEVILLE (CBS SF) – The Sonoma County Department of Health Services issued a household hazardous waste warning on Tuesday in the aftermath of last week’s storm and subsequent widespread flooding. When the flood waters receded, places like downtown Guerneville were left a toxic mess. Gasoline, motor oil, weed killers and raw sewage from flooded septic tanks contaminated most ...

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Pennsylvania pipeline rupture sends 55,000 gallons of gasoline into waterway

  HMN-Pipeline officials noticed a pressure drop on a Sunoco gasoline pipeline Friday morning, along with reports of a gasoline odor in the area.  This came after a breach in the pipeline released 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a Pennsylvania waterway.  According to NPR the 8 inch line ruptured after heavy rains and flooding in the area. Flash floods and ...

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