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HCL leak after semi crash in Tipton County

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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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More than one week later, chemical still leaking from blast site


HMN-More than one week later, Hydrochloric acid is said to still be leaking from a building at the site of a Tennessee chemical plant. The Olympian reports that around 6 tons remains on site. CHARLESTON, TENN. More than a week after an explosion at an east Tennessee chemical plant, hydrochloric acid is still leaking from the building. An estimated six ...

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HCL Heading to Wave Pool wipes out

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One hospitalized after incident at waste facility

Waste facility

HMN-One person has be hospitalized after an inhalation exposure, to what we now know was Hydrochloric Acid.  Oregon Live reports that the chemical came from a container inside the trash bay.   One person was taken to a hospital for inhalation exposure Tuesday as a result of a hazmat incident at an Oregon City garbage, recycling and waste facility, officials ...

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Commercial fire leads to hydrochloric acid exposure


    HMN-Firefighters were called to a commercial structure fire Sunday at a tanning salon.  Another building adjacent to the tanning salon also became involved in flames, this time a cleaning business.  According to WJAC, one firefighter was exposed to Hydrochloric acid while fighting the fire.  The firefighter was sent to the hospital and released Monday morning, however HAZMAT crews ...

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Hydrochloric acid spill prompts school closures in California

California HAZMAT responds to HCL spill.       HMN-A forklift puncture in a 330 gallon tank of Hydrochloric acid, prompted precautionary school closures in California.  The leak occurred at the  Mountain Valley Express freight terminal in the Manteca Industrial Park.  According to  the Manteca Bulletin, officials closed the schools in anticipation of fumes being pushed in those directions. Classes ...

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