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01 DECEMBER 2007, Issue 550
SPILL / ANTARTIC "Sunken Antarctic Cruise Ship Leaves Oil."
SPILL / SAN FRANCISCO "Oil Spill Fuels Debate in Ship Industry."
SPILL / ALASKA "BP Alaska Unit Pleads Guilty in Spill."
SPILL / GULF OF MEXICO "Pemex: Oil Leak Might Take Months to Fix."
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY "12 States Sue EPA for Data on Toxins."
15 DECEMBER 2007, Issue 552
SPILL / ANTARTIC "Ship Owners Sued Over S.F. Bay Oil Spill."
FALL PROTECTION "Cesspool collapse drops worker into sludge."
SCAFFOLDS / FALL PROTECTION "Brothers Concerned About Scaffold, Relative Says."
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY "EPA Pushed to Lower Reporting Standards."
29 DECEMBER 2007, Issue 554
SPILL "South Korea Arrests 2 Captains in Huge Oil Spill."; "Bottom of S.F. Bay to Be Swabbed for Remains of Oil from Spill."
CLEAN WATER "Cleanup Estimate For Bay Lacking."
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY "Cremation a hazard to the living?"
08 DECEMBER 2007, Issue 551
SPILL / ANTARTIC "South Koreans Help Clean Up Oil Spill."
CLEAN AIR "EPA Urged to Regulate Airplane Emissions."; "EPA Cites BP Whiting for Violating Clean-Air Standards."
CLEAN WATER "Pollution Rising In Tributaries of Bay, Data Show."
CONFINED SPACES "Two Workers Found Dead Inside Empty Chemical Vat."
SPILL "Bay Spill Costs to Exceed Federal Limit."; "Fla. Blast Kills Chemical Plant Co-Owner."; "Mexico Caps Oil Well After 2-Month Spill."
SPILL / SOUTH KOREA "S. Korean Oil Spill Worse Than Estimated."
SUPERFUND "Closed Dump Set to Be Put On EPA's List."
CLEAN AIR "N.J. Sues Pa. Power Plant Over Pollution."
ASBESTOS "Therapist Raises Concern Over Asbestos in San Mateo School."
COMPATABILITY "Small Explosion at Fox News Building."
Environmental News NOVEMBER ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
03 NOVEMBER 2007, Issue 546
SPILL "Explosion at Iowa Chemical Facility."; "Derailment Spills Acid, Residents Flee."
EXXON VALDEZ "Justices to Examine Punitive Damages In Exxon Oil Spill."
STORMWATER POLLUTION CONTROL "Emeryville Metal Firm Fined for EPA Violations."
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS "Dispute Over Fuel Tank Cleanup Headed for mediation."
CHEMICAL STORAGE "DHS Relaxes Chemical Plant Storage Rules."
CONFINED SPACES / TOXIC ATMOSPHERES "Toxic Fumes Blamed in 4 Workers' Deaths."
17 NOVEMBER 2007, Issue 548
SPILL "Oil Spill Spells Catastrophe for Russian Coast."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE "Nail Salon Workers Exposed to Toxic Chemicals, Experts Say in S.F."
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT "OSHA Taps Employers for Safety Gear Cost."
ERGONOMICS "LAX Hilton Cited for Worker Health Violations."
10 NOVEMBER 2007, Issue 547
SPILL "Cargo Ship's Fuel Fouls Bay Area Beaches."
CLEAN AIR "EPA, Don't 'Stand in Our Way'."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Toxic Fluid Leads to Shutdown of Refuge."
CONFINED SPACES / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES "Pipe Explosion at Mass. Plant Kills 3."
24 NOVEMBER 2007, Issue 549
SPILL "Oil Spill Near Jones Beach Gets Broad Response."
ELECTRONIC WASTE "Electronic waste fueling Toxic Trade."
TOXICOLOGY / BROMIDE "WHO: 400 Angolans Sick From Bromide."
PESTICIDES "EPA Considering Bans on 2 Animal Poisons."
Environmental News OCTOBER ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
06 OCTOBER 2007, Issue 542
SPILL "Chlorine Gas Injures 30 in Germany."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "EPA: Cleanup at Former Auto Parts Plant to Cost $1 Million."
ENFORCEMENT "Bush's EPA Pursues Fewer Criminal Cases."
CONFINED SPACE / HAZARDOUS ATMOSPHERES "OSHA Leads Probe Into Hydro Plant Fire."
ASBESTOS "Senate Backs Banning Asbestos."
PESTICIDES / TOXICOLOGY "EPA Approves 1-Year Use of Pesticide."
20 OCTOBER 2007, Issue 544
SPILL "Chemical Leak Forces Evacuation in Mich."; "Texas Pipeline Owned by Dow Chemical Sends Flames 100 Feet in Sky."
CLEAN WATER "Study Urges US to Better Protect River."
PESTICIDES / RIGHT TO KNOW "Calif. Battle Builds Over Moth Spraying."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE "Texas Town Lures Industry, at a Cost."
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY / FOREIGN BORN WORKERS "NYC Construction Becomes More Deadly."
13 OCTOBER 2007, Issue 543
SPILL "Chemical Cars Derail in Ohio."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Defunct Drug Factory A Risk, Officials Say."
CLEAN AIR "Clean Air Settlement to Cost AEP Over $4 Billion."
CLEAN WATER ACT "Pollution Pouring into Nation's Waters Far Beyond Legal Limits."
CONFINED SPACE / ASPHYXIATION "5 Workers Died From Smoke Inhalation."
OVERHEAD PROTECTION/ EXCAVATION SAFETY "Machinery Crushes Worker to Death."
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE "Diagnosis: Annual Checkups Overrated."; "Medical Monitoring Ordered in Waste Case."
27 OCTOBER 2007, Issue 545
SPILL "Mexico Oil Rig Accident Kills 18."; "Israeli Pipeline Spills 40 Tons of Oil."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "EPA Orders Pharmaceutical Company to Clean Up Hazardous Chemicals."; "EPA Revokes Permits for Hazardous Waste Wells."
CHINA / CLEAN WATER "China Announces $14 Billion Lake Cleanup."
LIABILITY "BP Settles Cases for $373 Million."
LEAD MONITORING "Lead-Testing Kits Under Fire."
Environmental News SEPTEMBER ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
01 SEPTEMBER 2007, Issue 537
SPILL "Md. Gasoline That Leaked Into D.C. Set For Cleanup."; "Puerto Rico Fuel Spill Could Harm Reefs."
CLEAN AIR "Berkeley's Pacific Steel Foundry Emitting Toxic Metals, Group Says."
COAL MINING / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES "Gas Blast Leaves 9 Missing in South China Mine."
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL STORAGE / PHOSGENE "Inspectors Find Decade-Old Iraqi Chemical Gas in U.N. Office."
CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS "U.S. and Russia Cooperate in Destroying Arms."; "Factory Designed to Destroy Soviet Nerve Gas Weapons."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE "7 Workers Injured in Accident at NW Indiana Steel Plant."; "School Evacuated After Swimming Pool Chemicals Produce Fumes."
15 SEPTEMBER 2007, Issue 539
SPILL "Toxic Spill at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport."; "10,500 Gallons of Gas Spill on Ground in Martinez."
SPILL / BLAST ZONE "Dozens Dead in Mexico Truck Crash and Blast."
SUPERFUND "EPA's Pace of Superfund Cleanups Slows."
CLEAN AIR "Carmakers Defeated On Emissions Rules."
LIABILITY / WILL VIOLATION "Honeywell Sentenced for Fatal Toxic La. Incident."
08 SEPTEMBER 2007, Issue 538
SPILL "5-hour Road Closure After Hazardous Spill."
CLEAN AIR "EPA Sued Over Port Pollution."
HEAT STRESS "Heat Blamed In the Deaths of 16."
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL STORAGE "Substance Found at Office Is Solvent."
CHINA / COMPLIANCE "China Closes 400 Companies for Pollution."
POPCORN "Popcorn Makers Work to Remove Chemical."
22 SEPTEMBER 2007, Issue 540
SPILL "Crude Spills Into Tigris After Iraq Bomb."
SUPERFUND "Landfill Proposed for Hazardous Waste Cleanup List."; "EPA Adds Oxnard Foundry to Superfund List."
RESPIRATORY DISORDERS "Doctor Details 9/11 Workers' Illnesses."; "Oil Spill Cleanup May Hurt Workers' Lungs."
UNDERGROUND UTILITIES "Energy Firm Convicted in Walnut Creek Pipeline Blast That Killed 5."
29 SEPTEMBER 2007, Issue 541
SPILL "Kentuckians Flee As Train Derails, Leaks."
LOCAL / HAZARDOUS WASTE "Hazardous-Waste Fines Hit 3 Oahu Businesses."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / EVACUATION "Chemical Sends 14 Students to the Hospital."
DRINKING WATER "EPA Moves to Make Drinking Water Safer."
POPCORN / DIACETYL "House Votes to Limit Diacetyl Exposure."
MINAMATA / MERCURY "Japan's Minamata Disease Still Lingers."
Environmental News AUGUST ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
04 AUGUST 2007, Issue 533
SPILL "Oil Spill Remedies Toxic to Coral, Study Finds."
CLEAN WATER ACT EPA Cites Six SoCal Dairies for Clean Water Act Violations."
TOXICOLOGY / PESTICIDES "California Study Draws Possible Link Between Pesticides, Autism."
ASBESTOS Feds Will Check on Bayview Asbestos."
ENFORCEMENT / WORKER SAFETY "Contractor Cited in Deaths of 2 Workers."
INDOOR AIR QUALITY "Printers Found to Kick Up Particles."
PESTICIDES "EPA May Be Sued Over Popular Pesticide."
SCAFFOLDS "Firm whose scaffolding failed had 2 violations."
18 AUGUST 2007, Issue 535
SPILL / ARSENIC "Arsenic Leaks Into Southern China River."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Home Depot Will Pay Nearly $10 Million Toxics Fine."
PESTICIDES "Banana Workers Suing Dole Say Pesticide Sterilized Them."
MACHINE GUARDING "U.S. Proposes $2.78 Million Fine in WorkerÕs Death."
FALL PROTECTION "Subcontractor Cited in 46-Story Honolulu Fall."
11 AUGUST 2007, Issue 534
SPILL "Kansas Ammonia Leak Hospitalizes 18."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "EPA Approves Plan to Cleanup Toxic Fertilizer in Sporting Fields."
CLEAN AIR "EPA Cites Illinois Power Plants for Releasing Too Much Soot."
CLEAN AIR / OZONE "Calif. Farm Town Is Nation's Smoggiest."
INDOOR AIR QUALITY / FORMALDEHYDE "Suit Filed Over FEMA Trailer Toxins."
25 AUGUST 2007, Issue 536
SPILL "Fuel Spill Threatens Vancouver Whales."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "$1B Cleanup of Alaska Bases Drags On."
MONITORING / DRUG TESTING "Scientists Drug-Test Whole Cities."
SAFETY IN CHINA "China Rescuers Struggle to Reach 180 Miners."
Environmental News JULY ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
07 JULY 2007, Issue 529
SPILL "Floodwaters Deluge Northeastern Oklahoma."; "Pollution Leaves 200,000 Without Water."; "Truck Full of Pesticide Explodes in Highway 99 Crash."
MONITORING / BERYLIUM "Judge Orders OSHA to Release Toxic Info."
21 JULY 2007, Issue 531
SPILL "4 Hurt in Water Plant Chlorine Explosion."; "Explosion at Kansas Solvents Plant Starts Fire."; "16,000 Checked in Ukraine After Accident."
SPILL / ASBESTOS "Some Asbestos Found After NYC Pipe Blast."
SPILL / RADIATION "Official Criticizes Japan Nuke Plant."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Suit Seeks Belated Cleanup of a 57-Year-Old Oil Spill."
HAZARDOUS WASTE / MERCURY "70-Year Mercury Cleanup Plan OK'd for S.F. Bay."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / RIGHT TO KNOW "Dole: Notify Marines of Toxic Exposure."
AIR MONITORING / FORMALDEHYDE "FEMA Slow to Test Toxicity of Trailers."
COMPLIANCE "BP Faces Fine Over Texas City Blast Recovery."
DRINKING WATER "New Fears Raised Over Safety of D.C. Water."
EXCAVATION SAFETY "Man Injured After Trench Collapses at Work Site."
WORKER SAFETY "OSHA Faults Forest Service in Deaths of 5 Firefighters."
14 JULY 2007, Issue 530
SPILL "Oil Tanker Runs Aground Off NYC."; "Residents Return to Oil-Saturated Homes."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "EPA Orders Air Force to Clean Up McGuire."; "EPA Investigating Waste at Camp Lejeune."
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE "Report: Harmful Household Chemicals Dumped Into San Francisco Bay."
PESTICIDES / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE "Workers Say Pesticides Made Them Sterile."
28 JULY 2007, Issue 532
SPILL "Diesel Spill Hits Prince William Sound."; "Mine Spill Cuts Water Supply in China."; "Cleaning Solvent Spills into River, Officials Say."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "BP Dumps Mercury in Lake."; "EPA Starts Backyard Cleanup Near AMCO."
CLEAN WATER ACT "Fine Recommended Against Boeing for Santa Susana Lab Water Runoff."
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES "Explosion at Mojave Airport Kills 3."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE "10 Sickened by Chemical in Mich. Library."
ENFORCEMENT "Number of Environmental Cops Decreasing."; "American Airlines Cited Over Safety."
Environmental News JUNE ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
02 JUNE 2007, Issue 524
SPILL "Fuel Spill Closes San Diego Beaches, Cancels Surf Competition."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Toxic Waste Litters desert Indian Reservation."
CLEAN AIR "Despite Efforts, Clean Air Elusive."
CHEMICAL SAFETY "1M Text Messages Protest China Plant."
PERCHLORATE "Perchlorate Levels in Food Safe for Most, FDA Says."
PESTICIDES "Santa Cruz County Examines Pesticide Drift."
MACHINE GUARDING "Worker Dies at Printing Facility."
SAFETY MANAGEMENT "Safety Focus Tightens After Refinery Blast."
16 JUNE 2007, Issue 526
SPILL "Acid leak at chemical plant disrupts Metrolink."
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE / HAZARDOUS WASTE "Rocky Flats Health Coverage May Expand."
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION / CHLORINE "More Safety Needed to Transport Chlorine."
CLEAN WATER "Camp Lejeune Water Under Scrutiny."
CLEAN WATER / SOLVENTS "Solvents in Water Present Perils."
TOXICOLOGY "Better Tests for Chemical Toxicity Urged."
AGENT ORGANGE / DIOXIN "Agent Orange Still Haunts Vietnam, US."
BARRIER CREAM "Sunscreens May Improve, but Shade Kids."
LOCAL / PESTICIDES "Del Monte Hit by Fine in Pesticide Inspections."
09 JUNE 2007, Issue 525
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Dredging May Not Eliminate Contaminants."
RADIOACTIVE WASTE "EPA Finds 'Hotter' Radioactive Waste at Old Oxnard Recycling Site."
CLEAN AIR "States Urge EPA to Tighten Rules On Coal Plants."
WETLANDS "EPA Makes It Harder to Protect Wetlands."
TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT "Groups Seek Ban on Cleaning Chemicals."
METHYL SALICYLATE "Muscle Cream Caused NYC Teen's Death."
CHEMICAL STORAGE / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES "Tests Pin Ghent Explosion on Valve."
23 JUNE 2007, Issue 527
SPILL "Court Orders Hearing in Mass. Oil Spill."; "Fire, Explosions Hit Wis. Chemical Plant."; "Bakersfield Refinery Investigates Oil Leak."
CLEAN AIR / OZONE "EPA Chief Proposes Tougher Ground-Level Pollution Standards for Ozone."
LEAD "Lead Exposure in Peru Raises Concern."
WORKPLACE SAFETY "OSHA Accuses Meat Company of Violating Safety Standards,"
30 JUNE 2007, Issue 528
SPILL "Oxygen Generators Fueled N.C. Plant Fire."; "DNR: Polluted Runoff From Fire Flowed to Contaminated Wetland."
ASBESTOS / MONITORING "Asbestos Monitoring Fell Post-Katrina."
DIOXIN "EPA: Dow Chemical Must Speed Cleanup of 3 Dioxin `Hot Spots'."
LABELING "Farm Officials Unhappy with Pace of Chemical Labeling Program."
Environmental News MAY ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
05 MAY 2007, Issue 520
SPILL "Mercury Spill Prompts Partial Evacuation of Sandy Spring School."; "Tanker Truck Fire Collapses Bay Area Overpass."
CLEAN AIR "Kids Breathing Pollutants on Aging Buses."
CHEMICAL WEAPONS "Chemical Warfare Agents Found at Refuge."
FALL PROTECTION "Performer's Fatal Fall At Circus Probed."
19 MAY 2007, Issue 522
SPILL "Worker Dies After Chemical Spill."; "China Chemical Explosion Kills 5, Possible Many More."; "Lawmakers: BP Stinginess Led to Oil Leak."; "Oil Firm Pleads to Polluting Santa Barbara County Creek."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Urban Wastelands to Get Cleanup Money."
DRINKING WATER / CHROMIUM "Chromium in Drinking Water Causes Cancer: U.S. Agency."
PESTICIDES "Children Face Exposure to Pesticides."; "State proposes New Pesticide Rules to Cut Down On Air Pollution."
FALL PROTECTION "OSHA Fines Company for Oshkosh Worker Death."
MACHINE GUARDS "State Investigates Accidents at Oakdale Hershey Plant."
12 MAY 2007, Issue 521
SPILL "Workers Treated After Smelling Chemicals."; "U.S. Lawmakers Query BP Editing of Alaska Spill Report."
CLEAN WATER / PERCHLORETHYLENE "Elevated Levels of Chemical Found in Queens Drinking Water."
CHEMICAL WEAPONS "VX Waste Foes File Lawsuit To Halt Shipments."
POPCORN FLAVORING "Flavoring Suspected in Illness."
26 MAY 2007, Issue 523
SPILL "Leak Shuts Down Newly Restarted Reactor."; "Oil Firm to Pay $5M for California Fuel Spills."; "Bakersfield oil company Faces $25k Fine for Smell."
CLEAN AIR "California Urges EPA to Approve Waiver."
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES "Rexnord to Pay $40,000 in Safety Violations After Falk Blast."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE "Chemical Exposure May Hurt Babies Later in life."
Environmental News APRIL ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
07 APRIL 2007, Issue 516
SPILL "Spilled Mercury Closes Inland Empire School."
SUPERFUND "Report: Racism Not a Factor in N.J. Superfund Site Cleanup."
GLOBAL WARMING "Court Rules Against Bush in Global Warming Case."
CHINA / CLEAN AIR "Pesticide Maker Gives Old Chemicals New Life."
CHLORINE / CHEMICAL WEAPONS "A Look at Chlorine Gas As a Weapon."
21 APRIL 2007, Issue 518
SPILL "Sulfur Dioxide Emitted Near School."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Toxic "lag Pile at Oxnard Beach Stabilized."; "EPA Offers Plan to Alter Mower Emissions."
CHEMICAL WEAPONS "1st Loads of Nerve Agent Waste Arrive in Texas for Incineration."
ELECTRONIC WASTE "Governments Aim To Stem Tide of Electronic Waste."
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE "Nicaraguan Field Workers To Get $300K In Sterility Settlement."
14 APRIL 2007, Issue 517
SPILL "Ship Leaks Oil, Greeks Cleaning Up."; "Chemicals Spilled at Fairfax County School."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Old Marine Terminals Seen As a Danger."; "State Sues Roofer, Says Noted Illegal Dump Used."; "State Has Most Minorities Near Toxic Facilities."
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES / EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING "Fatal '06 Blast Called 'Preventable' Bellwood Plant Fire Fueled By Poor Planning, U.S. Says."
CHEMICAL WEAPONS "New Deal for Dumping Nerve Agent Waste."
28 APRIL 2007, Issue 519
SPILL "Ammonia Cloud Forces Residents to Evacuate."; "Chemical in water burns residents."
SUPERFUND "Ford: City Should Pay Almost $17 Million Toward Toxic Cleanup."
POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS "PCBs Cause Autism-Like Condition in Newborn Rats."
POPCORN BUTTER "More Inspections for Some Popcorn Makers."
CHEMICAL SAFETY "New Chemical Rules Spark Controversy."
WORKER SAFETY "OSHA Leaves Worker Safety in Hands of Industry."
Environmental News MARCH ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
03 MARCH 2007, Issue 511
SPILL "Chemical Spills From Barge in Ohio River."
SUPERFUND "Oklahoma Town Is Toxic Waste Site."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "EPA Announces Agreements for Cleaning Up Kalamazoo River."
DIESEL "EPA Proposes Diesel Exhaust Cuts."
17 MARCH 2007, Issue 513
SPILL "Chlorine Leak Keeps People Indoors."
HAZARDOUS WASTE / LANDFILL "Toxic Kings County Landfill Wants to Expand."
MACHINE GUARDING "Dryer Death Prompts Call for Probe."
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT "U.S. to Issue Rule on Safety Equipment for Workers."
31 MARCH 2007, Issue 515
SPILL "Tenn. Chemical Fire Forces Evacuations."; "14 Employees Are Sickened By Fumes at Medical Clinic."
HAZARDOUS WASTE / RADIOACTIVE WASTE "Energy Department Fined $1 Million."
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE "Ammo in Wai'anae Waters No Problem, NOAA Finds."; "Shells Found at Chemical Weapons Camp."
CLEAN WATER "Cruise Ships Face Tough New Waste Disposal Limits."
CHINA / CLEAN AIR "Olympic Trials for Polluted Beijing."
MACHINE GUARDING "Hershey Plant Worker Loses Arm In Accident."
10 MARCH 2007, Issue 512
SPILL / FORKLIFT SAFETY "Chemical Spill Sickens UPS Staff."
SUPERFUND "EPA Ups Stakes at Oxnard Site."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "21 firms, EPA Strike Deal to Pay for Landfill Cleanup."; "N.C. Fines Chemical Company $550,000."
CLEAN WATER ACT "House OKs $1.7 Billion Clean-Water Bill."
CHEMICAL WEAPONS "Last of Deadly VX Rockets Destroyed."
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT / RACHEL CARSON "'Mother' of Environmentalism Celebrated."
23 MARCH 2007, Issue 514
HAZARDOUS WASTE / LANDFILL "Owner of Illegal Dump Fined $46.9 Million."
INSPECTIONS "U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Job Cuts at EPA's Watchdog."
INSPECTIONS / PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT "Report on Refinery Blast Raps BP, OSHA 15 Died in 2005 Texas City Incident."; "OSHA to Train More Workers for Refinery Inspections."
Environmental News FEBRUARY ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
03 FEBRUARY 2007, Issue 507
SPILL "Oil Barge Burns for Hours on Mississippi."; "Gas Station Explosion Kills 4 in W.Va."; "Oil Spill Hits Vietnam's Central Coast."; "Ventura County Oil Spill Raises Concerns for Endangered Species."
CLEAN AIR "Study: Polluted Air Raises Heart Risks."; "Pollution Boosts Women's Deaths."
HAZARDOUS WASTE / CHEMICAL WEAPONS "Army Considers Nerve Agent Options After DuPont Exit."
CRANE SAFETY "Crane Falls, Blocking 405 Freeway."
DDT "Waiting for the DDT Tide to Turn."
17 FEBRUARY 2007, Issue 509
SPILL "12 Hurt in Wash. State Chlorine Leak."; "Texas Refinery Fire Doused After 19 Hurt."
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS "Inspectors With LUST in Their Hearts."
LEAD "Answers Demanded For Elevated Lead Levels."
10 FEBRUARY 2007, Issue 508
SPILL "Fire Dies Down at Kansas City Plant."; "Chemical Spill Forces Evacuation at Stanford Research Lab."; "New York Moves Toward Suit Over a 50-Year-Old Oil Spill."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "Cleanup of Former Chino Hills Munitions Site Continues."
CLEAN AIR "Group Names Top 10 Polluting Refineries."
CLEAN AIR / BENZENE "New EPA Rules for Gasoline Limit Benzene, a Carcinogen."
ENTRAPMENT "Fire kills 2 workers trapped in crawlspace."
UDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS "Legislation would allow private financing of leaking tank cleanup."
COMMERCIAL DIVING "State takes heat over divers' deaths."
24 FEBRUARY 2007, Issue 510
SPILL "New Oily Sheen Reported on Wabash River Near Power Plant."
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE "EPA Unveils Drug Disposal Guidelines."
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS "GAO: Fuel Tank Cleanup Could Cost $12B."
TEFLON "Chemical Exposure May Lower Birth Weight."
Environmental News JANUARY ISSUES: Click issue to view entire article
06 JANUARY 2007, Issue 503
HAZARDOUS WASTE "DuPont Drops Plan for Nerve Gas Wastewater."
CLEAN WATER "A Revitalized Chesapeake May Be Decades Away."
MERCURY "Mercury 'Hot Spots' Identified in U.S. and Canada."
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT "Unions Sue OSHA to Implement Safety Rule."
20 JANUARY 2007, Issue 505
SPILL "Chemical Fire Finished at Ky. Derailment."
HAZARDOUS WASTE "State Asks EPA to Clean Tainted Wells In Subdivision."; "Feds Order Company to Study Nev. Mine."
SAFETY MANAGEMENT "Panel Finds Safety Issues at All BP's U.S. Refineries."
13 JANUARY 2007, Issue 504
SPILL "Oil Pipeline Is Shut After Crude Oil Spill."
CLEAN WATER "Researchers Isolate Deadly Fish Toxin."
DIOXIN "More dioxin cleanup planned for Tittabawassee."
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY "Studies Find Northeast Mercury Hotspots."
PREMANUFACTURER NOTICES / COPPER CHROMATE "EPA Rejects Proposed Lumber Treatment."
PESTICIDES "Regulation of Pesticides to Increase."
AIR MONITORING "Air Sensors Act As Terror Sentry."
EXCAVATION SAFETY "OSHA Fines Excavator."
27 JANUARY 2007, Issue 506
SUPERFUND "When Superfund Expenses Go Mega."
CLEAN WATER ACT / CRIMINAL LIABILITY "Dearborn Waste Company, 3 Ex-Employees Charged in Dumping."
HEAD PROTECTION "Minn. Man Dies After Flagpole Accident."
MERCURY "Survey Finds Mercury in Fish in West."
PERCHLOROETHYLENE "Calif. Bans Toxic Dry-Cleaning Chemical."
RADIATION EXPOSURE / DECONTAMINATION "Former Chemical Workers Tell of Radiation Exposure."
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