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Investigation continues into Charlton hazmat fatality

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  (The Saratogan) Investigation continues into Charlton hazmat fatality CHARLTON, N.Y. — An investigation by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office is ongoing after its response on Monday to a welfare check at Crooked Street home revealed a non-responsive male down inside the residence. At 12:45 p.m. on Monday, deputies checking the exterior made entry into the residence and encountered an ...

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Teens in hazmat suits spill red liquid on subway as “prank”

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(WSB TV) Teens in hazmat suits spill red liquid on subway as “prank” NEW YORK — Two teens said they only wanted to joke about the coronavirus outbreak, but city officials in New York say the prank is no laughing matter. The teens, only identified by first names David and Morris, walked onto the L train in New York dressed ...

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Explosion blows hole in Newburyport chemical plant roof

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(Boston 25 News) Explosion blows hole in Newburyport chemical plant roof NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — A Newburyport fire official confirmed around 5:30 a.m. that emergency crews were responding to 9 Opportunity Way for a hazmat incident, and explosions were reported inside the building. “We got the fire alarm here at about 4:30 this morning,” Deputy Chief Stephen Bradbury told news media ...

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Industrial firefighters extinguish large blaze at Exxon Baton Rouge (Video)

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  (WBRZ) Industrial firefighters extinguish large blaze at Exxon Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE – A large fireball erupted within the Exxon refinery in north Baton Rouge late Tuesday night, and as of 6:45 a.m. Wednesday the blaze was completely extinguished. Shortly after the fire broke out, the Baton Rouge Fire Department was on the scene, arriving just after midnight. Exxon ...

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Feb. 10th, 1973; Staten Island liquefied natural gas explosion in kills 40 workers

(SI Live) Feb. 10th, 1973; Staten Island liquefied natural gas explosion in kills 40 workers Feb. 10, 1973, a chilly Saturday afternoon, a flash fire erupted in the cavernous interior of a smaller LNG tank in Bloomfield. Natural gas trapped inside fueled the fire and created a force that ripped the concrete dome from its anchors and sent it crashing ...

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Radiation eating fungi found at Chernobyl could be used to protect astronauts

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Report finds 10 oil refineries with benzene above EPA action level

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Report finds 10 oil refineries with benzene above EPA action level (The Hill) Ten oil refineries had levels of the pollutant benzene that were above the government’s “action level” at their fence lines as of September of last year, according to a new report. Refineries are required to monitor benzene concentrations around their fence line or perimeter and if their ...

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30 hospitalized in Kingston High School HAZMAT situation

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HAZMAT situation being investigated at Western Carolina University

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HAZMAT situation being investigated at Western Carolina University (Charlotte Observer) Officials are investigating a hazmat situation at Western Carolina University that sent several people to the hospital. Emergency responders were called to the Health and Human Sciences building at the campus in Cullowhee on Thursday morning after multiple students said they felt lightheaded and reported other symptoms, according to a ...

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Two killed after tanker fire on I-85 (Video)

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Two killed after tanker fire on I-85 (AJC)   Two lanes of I-85 have reopened in Gwinnett County after a fatal multi-vehicle crash caused a massive fire that blocked the interstate for hours. Large flames and thick black smoke could be seen billowing hundreds of feet above the interstate Saturday morning after a tanker carrying 8,500 gallons of fuel crashed ...

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