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Oklahoma Chemical Plant – Flammable Liquid Storage Explosion

Chemical Plant Explosion in Thomas, OK Caused By Flammable Liquid Storage Danlin Chemical Plant in Thomas, Oklahoma was engulfed in flames at around 10:15pm Wednesday, September 18th. The Thomas Fire Department was on the scene promptly, with emergency management director, Mike Galloway. Galloway stated that officials believe that flammable liquid explosions were caused by the […]

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EPA and Local Ohio Company Settle Lawsuit – Flammable Storage

The Ohio EPA sued Gem Coatings and owner Karry Gemmell in Athens County Common Please Court last year.  The local company had violated hazardous waste regulations, that could have been avoided.  Spokeswoman for the environmental enforcement section of the Ohio Attorney General’s office, Kate Hanson, stated that the settlement called for a payment of $30,000 […]

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Flammable Chemical Storage Blast In Orange County

Flammable Drum Container Fire In Orange County Firefighters battle and extinguish what was a six hour blaze at a chemical storage yard located in Orange County. The flammable chemical fire began shortly before 1:15am, early Wednesday morning. The fire was located at a flammable chemical storage yard at La Rosa Company. The flammable chemical storage […]

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BASF Chemical Plant Explosion – Flammable Materials Storage

Flammable Materials Storage Chemical Blast Police and firefighters responded to the flammable materials storage chemical plant explosion. Emergency teams stated the the situation has regained control and is being handled cautiously. The chemical plant explosion occurred Tuesday morning, August 27, 2013 at a BASF chemical plant in Cornwall, Ontario. Officials stated there were no immediate […]

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Hazmat Spill – Flammable Chemical Storage

A flammable chemical storage spill was found in Wayne Township, Ohio. The Clermont County Department of Public Safety Services received a call regarding a truck that was spilling hazardous substances.  Wayne Township Fire and Rescue responded to the flammable chemical storage scene to investigate the situation. They determined the liquid to be a mixture of […]

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60 School Hazmat Clean-up in Massachusetts & RI

Statewide hazmat cleanup in Massachusetts and Rhode Island Northland Environmental and its owner, PSC Environmental Services state that they will remove hazardous chemicals and flammable storage from 60 high schools and middle schools within a 50 mile radius of its Providence facility – where the violations occurred. Flammable material buildings provide a safe and secure […]

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Chemical Storage Units – Company Tries To Meet Deadline

State regulators have ordered a company located in the Elsmere area in Delaware to install a compliant chemical storage unit. Last year, investigarotrs stated that the failure of a temperature controlled storage system led to the explosion that damaged a manufacturing site off of Maryland Avenue. The chemical that caused the explosion, diisopropyl peroxydicarbonate or […]

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Hazardous Waste Containers

Hazardous waste containers are very important when hazardous waste needs to be disposed of properly. Many factories and businesses in the United States dispose of hazardous waste because of their operations.  Hazardous waste containers provide a safe and compliant disposal method for hazardous waste. Hazardous Waste Containers provide a compliant solution A Coronoa company was […]

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Flammable Chemical Storage Containment – SUNY

SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Hazmat Leak Hazmat teams and other officials responded to the Fuller Road campus around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.  The flammable chemical storage containment took place at SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.  Steve Janack, a CNSE spokesman, stated that the incident is minor and no one was […]

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Hydrochloric Acid Spill – Hazardous Material Storage

HYDROCHLORIC ACID SPILL – SAN ANTONIO, TX Hazardous material storage can sometimes create dangerous situations at the workplace. A hydrochloric acid spill has occurred in San Antonio, TX at Blue Line Corporation, a manufacturer of inorganic salts based in San Antonio. Authorities were alerted the morning of Friday, August 16 after 200 gallons of hydrochloric […]