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Hazardous Materials

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  • Baltimore Household Hazardous Waste collection events begin

    Baltimore Household Hazardous Waste collection events begin
    Baltimore City's Household Hazardous Waste collection events begin April 4 and will continue every month on the first Friday and immediately following Saturday through October, Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow announced Monday.
  • From Russian warheads to megawatts

    From Russian warheads to megawatts
    A flatbed truck pulled away from the port of Baltimore last week carrying uranium once packed into nuclear warheads aimed at the United States. The shipment, bound for a processing plant in Kentucky, marked the end of a 20-year collaboration to convert...

    Harford hosting Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Oct. 12

    The Harford County Office of Recycling and the local Emergency Planning Committee are offering residents the chance to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste products as part of Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. The...

    Veteran Harford firefighter and hazmat officer Ross receives national award

    Veteran Harford firefighter and hazmat officer Ross receives national award
    Clarence E. Ross, assistant chief of the Harford County Hazardous Materials Response Team, has received the inaugural "Making a Difference Award" from the International Association of Fire Chiefs Hazardous Materials Committee. The award was presented...

    After Rosedale derailment, questions about hazardous cargo

    After Rosedale derailment, questions about hazardous cargo
    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...