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firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Hagerstown Suns have been fined $3,500 in connection with the death of an 18-year-old Smithsburg man who fell off a vehicle and struck his head at Municipal Stadium in April, according to documents released Tuesday by the Maryland Department of Labor,...
email@example.comMeritus Health has begun the process to demolish the former Washington County Hospital on Antietam Street in Hagerstown. The health system's demolition contractor, Brandenburg Industrial Services Co. of Chicago, Ill., applied earlier this week for...
As smoke rose above Rosedale homes hours after a CSX train derailed and exploded May 28, many residents wondered what exactly was burning. Three of the railcars were transporting hazardous materials, and investigators believe it was sodium chlorate that...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. admitted to improperly handling and disposing of hazardous materials at its stores nationwide, pleading guilty Tuesday to several federal criminal and civil counts and agreeing to pay more than $81 million. The accusations against...
A hazardous materials call Friday and a gas station fire Monday required vastly different responses, but year-round training and organizational tactics enabled firefighters from Aberdeen Fire and Rescue to handle whatever was thrown their way. "The...
Saturday may be the best chance for some Clark County residents to dispose of potentially harmful materials in their homes. From 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Clark County Road Department at 5 Hopkins Lane, that waste will be accepted as part of the...
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Staff WriterRelatively high pesticide use, asthma rates and contaminated bodies of water give Brawley the dubious distinction of being one of the most polluted areas in California, according to a recent report by a state environmental health agency. Pesticide...
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune. One member...
firstname.lastname@example.orgBoyle County waste management and emergency officials are joining forces to hold a household hazardous waste disposal day Saturday at the county fairgrounds. A $20,500 grant from the state Division of Waste Management is funding the effort. But,...
Staff WriterResponders strengthen hazmat training By CHELCEY ADAMI, Staff Writer HEBER — At any given time, an earthquake could cause chemical containers to overturn, a freight truck or rail car could wreck, or a water treatment plant chemical container to...
L.A. NOWA man who arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Japan wearing a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants underneath his trench coat has been charged with transporting dangerous materials, federal authorities said Tuesday. As if the gear allegedly........
L.A. NOWAuthorities are not sure why a man flying into the U.S. from Asia was wearing a bulletproof vest and had body bags and weapons in his luggage....
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