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  • Hazmat team responds to false report at Hoag

    Newport Beach firefighters responded to a report of a 5-gallon bucket labeled "radioactive materials" near Hoag Hospital early Tuesday, according to authorities. Authorities received the call about 5:11 a.m., Fire Department spokeswoman Jennifer...
  • Pipeline leak in Romeoville snarls area traffic

    A leaking butane pipeline in southwest suburban Romeoville prompted authorities to close several nearby streets and businesses, officials said today. The leak in the 8-inch underground pipe occurred earlier today at the corner of 135th Street and...
  • Chemical leak near Everett: County closes transfer station

    Chemical leak near Everett: County closes transfer station
    Snohomish County solid waste, local fire and hazmat crews are on the scene of a chemical leak near Everett. The leak happened at Snohomish County's Airport Road Transfer Station at 10700 Minuteman Dr. Around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, a truck was dropping...
  • Man Injured When Barge Crane Tips Over Into Muskegon Lake

    Man Injured When Barge Crane Tips Over Into Muskegon Lake
    A barge crane at Torresen Marine in Muskegon Lake tipped over into the water, briefly trapping the man inside the cab. The Muskegon Fire Department had to cut Brian Torresen, 38, out of the cab before he was taken to the hospital. His sister told Fox...
  • Study: BPA in Pregnant Women Tied to Behavior Problems in Girls

    Study: BPA in Pregnant Women Tied to Behavior Problems in Girls
    (CNN) -- When pregnant women eat foods that are stored in cans or packing containing BPA, their unborn child's exposure to the chemical could lead to behavioral problems by age 3. Scientists tested 244 pregnant women and their 3-year-old children for BPA...
  • Deadly Wreck Closes I-70 in Downtown Topeka

    Deadly Wreck Closes I-70 in Downtown Topeka
    A stretch of I-70 in downtown Topeka is closed following a deadly wreck involving a hazardous material spill, authorities said on Tuesday morning. Authorities say that all lanes of I-70 in both directions are closed from 4th Street to the California...
  • Is a felon supervising your child at day care?

    Is a felon supervising your child at day care?
    Thousands of people with criminal pasts that include violent felonies and hurting children have been hired to work in Florida's child-care centers during the past two decades, a ( Fort Lauderdale) Sun Sentinel investigation has found. In October, a...
  • Report targets 20 possible cancer causes

    The American Cancer Society and three federal agencies named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of cancer that deserve more investigation. The group published a report with the backing of international experts who said the 20...
  • More on the 20 possible causes

    The American Cancer Society, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health or NIOSH, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Cancer Institute named 19 chemicals and shift work on Thursday as potential causes of...
  • Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms

    Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms
    The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people - most of them in Europe - say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other...
  • OSR#1: Industrial chemical or autism treatment?

    OSR#1: Industrial chemical or autism treatment?
    An industrial chemical developed to help separate heavy metals from polluted soil and mining drainage is being sold as a dietary supplement by a luminary in the world of alternative autism treatments. Called OSR#1, the supplement is described on its...
  • Industrial chemical OSR#1 used as autism treatment

    Industrial chemical OSR#1 used as autism treatment
    An industrial chemical developed to help separate heavy metals from polluted soil and mining drainage is being sold as a dietary supplement by a luminary in the world of alternative autism treatments. The supplement, called OSR#1, is described on the...