| Jun 10, 2010
A Sulphur man was arrested today on charges of willfully or knowingly disposing hazardous waste.
Garry Lee Glass, 59, Director of Maintenance at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, allegedly ordered his subordinates to dispose of STERIS 20 Sterilant...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 6:10 PM
The following is from the Laguna Beach City Council meeting of June 15.
Volleyball team honored
The Laguna Beach High School boys' volleyball team and coach were presented with a proclamation in honor of their triple championship season, with a 25-8...
| Jun 29, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Palmdale for "FREE HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION."
Did you know that disposing of oil and paint improperly can be devastating to a community? In fact, one gallon of motor oil, the amount of a typical auto oil change, can pollute...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:56 AM
If you're worried about your child's developing brain being affected by cell phones, try these tips to limit exposure:
Don't let toddlers or young children use cell phones. Teenagers should limit use to head sets or texting to keep the antenna away...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 2:08 PM
The safety of artificial turf will be discussed by a panel of pediatric, environmental health and law experts at 7 p.m. Monday at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Center in Chicago.
Artificial turf is often used as an alternative to natural grass, which can...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Getting quality mulch may not be that high on your priority list, but it may be something to think about as you start your spring gardening.
Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice says they busted an Island Park businessman and charged him with selling...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Guests at a Holiday Inn Express were quarantined and 18 people were taken to the hospital, after a woman opened a suspicious piece of mail
"We were getting in our truck this morning at 9:30 to do laundry. As we got in our truck, the fire department and...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 11:20 AM
The tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, wiping out its backup power supply. The release of radioactive material into the air, land and sea became one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.
| Nov 5, 2010
| 6:56 PM
Day after day, thousands of commuters are breathing high levels of toxic diesel pollution trapped in Chicago's two major rail stations and even inside the trains they ride, a Tribune investigation has found.
Testing by the newspaper found the amount of...
| Nov 16, 2010
First responders from across the state are training to better know how to respond to hazardous materials transportation incidents.
The hands-on lessons are going on in Baton Rouge this week. More than 100 emergency personnel are taking part in...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 8:44 AM
Cleanup crews are expected to haul away the last of the ash and debris Wednesday from the charred Escondido property where bombs allegedly were made, county officials announced Tuesday.
The 16-foot-high wall constructed to protect a neighboring...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 5:16 AM
A section of the Port of Tacoma was evacuated after a hazardous chemical spill Tuesday morning.
Before 4:00 a.m., dock crews were unloading cargo from the tanker ship Hyundai Oakland when a substance was found to be leaking from one of the containers. ...