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31 DECEMBER 01, Issue 252
In this issue:
SPILL
"Train Carrying Chemicals Derails." Associated Press, 24 December 01.
MONITORING
"Metro Set to Initiate Chemical Sensors." Washington Post, 25 December 01, A1.
DECONTAMINATION
"Clean-Up of Sen. Building Attempted." Associated Press, 28 December 01.
BIOTERRORISM
"Bioterror Attack Raises More Questions." Associated Press, 25 December 01.
RECYCLING
"Herbicide Found in Compost." Associated Press, 27 December 01.
CHRONIC EXPOSURE
"Cough Lingering in State Firefighters Who Helped in N.Y." San Francisco Chronicle, 25 December 01.
24 DECEMBER 01, Issue 251
In this issue:
ASBESTOS/SUPERFUND
"Mont. Governor OKs Superfund Listing." Associated Press, 20 December 01.
EPIDEMIOLOGY
"Study Links Emissions, N.J. Cancer." Associated Press, 18 December 01.
BROWNFIELDS
"Congress Approves Bush-Backed Measure for Brownfield Cleanup." Washington Post, 21 December 01. A4.
RESTORATION
"Bay Restoration to Cost Md. $7 Billion." Washington Post, 21 December 01, B2.
LIABILITY
"Workers Sue Philips Lighting." Associated Press, 18 December 01.
TRAINING
"Gov't to Boost Biohazard Training." Associated Press, 18 December 01.
17 DECEMBER 01, Issue 250
In this issue:
SPILL
"Settles Pollution Suit." Associated Press, 13 December 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"China to Relocate 64,000 Villagers." Associated Press, 11 December 11, 01.
"Md. Issues Advisories on Eating Fish." Washington Post, 13 December 01, B2.
CLEAN WATER
"Residents Wary of the Water, but the City Says Drink Up." New York Times, 9 December 01.
"U.S. EPA Joins Water Probe." Chicago Tribune, 14 December 01.
"Runoff Rules Get Tougher." Los Angeles Times, 14 December 01.
CLEAN AIR
"Calif. Voting on Environment Policy." Associated Press, 13 December 01.
"Britain to Urge Cuts in Pollution." Associated Press, 10 December 01.
EPIDEMIOLOGY
"EPA Calls for Pause in Pesticide Tests on Humans." Washington Post, 15 December 01, A2. "EPA Halts Evaluation of Pesticide Tests on People." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 December 01, A3.
RADIATION
"U.S. Changes Its Stance on Radiation Exposure Regimen." New York Times, 11 December 01.
LIABILITY
"NJ Families Settle Cancer Suit." Associated Press, 13 December 01.
CONSERVATION
"Environmental Group Gets $261 Million." Associated Press, 10 December 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Hawaii Recycling Plan Wins EPA Funds." Pacific Business News, 15 December 01, 6.
10 DECEMBER 01, Issue 249
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gallons of Gasoline Spill in Mass." Associated Press, 3 December 01.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
"Jewelry Makers' Tarnished Safety Record Spurs Concern." Los Angeles Times, 2 December 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Lawn Co. to Pay $250,000 for Cleanup." Associated Press, 3 December 01.
PCBS
"General Electric Ordered to Pay for Cleanup of Hudson." Washington Post, 5 December 01. A2. "Hudson River Due Cleanup." Honolulu Advertiser, 5 December 01, A3.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Maryland Can't Enforce Clean Air Laws." Associated Press, 4 December 01.
CLEAN AIR
"Looking for a Breath of Fresh Air Refinery Neighbors Check for Pollutants." San Francisco Chronicle, 8 December 01.
TRAINING
"Unemployed Eye Environmental Cleanup." Associated Press, 5 December 01.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Report Studies Airplane Air." Associated Press, December 6, 2001. "Report Warns of Air Quality on Planes." Honolulu Advertiser, 7 December 01, A8.
AND LOCALLY
"Health Experts Study Bioterrorism." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 6 December 01, A3.
03 DECEMBER 01, Issue 248
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Lockformer to Submit Cleanup Plan to EPA." Chicago Tribune, 29 November 01.
SHELTER IN PLACE
"Gas leak at General Chemical in Richmond." San Francisco Chronicle, 30 November 01.
DECONTAMINATION
"Anthrax Cleanup Fraught with Messy Uncertainties." Chicago Tribune, 24 November 01.
EPIDEMIOLOGY
"EPA Used Data from Human Pesticide Tests." Washington Post, 29 November 01, A6.
"Rash Has Officials Scratching Their Heads." Washington Post, 30 November 01, B1.
AND LOCALLY
"Harbor-Area Cleanup a Major Project." Honolulu Advertiser, 1 December 01, B1, B2.
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26 NOVEMBER 01, Issue 247
In this issue:
SPILL
"CSX, Residents Agree to Settlement." Associated Press, 22 November 01.
"Anthrax cleanup fraught with messy uncertainties." Chicago Tribune, 24 November 01.
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
"Biological Warfare Weapons, Know-How Readily Available." San Francisco Chronicle, 20 November 01.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
"EPA: Watching Household Chemicals." Associated Press, 22 November 01.
QUALITY ASSURANCE / QUALITY CONTROL
"Gov't Lab Workers Acquitted of Fraud." Associated Press, 21 November 01.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Plan Calls for Using Oceans to Soak Up CO2; Critics Cite Perils." New York Times. 20 November 01.
EXCAVATION SAFETY
"OSHA Cites Firm in Fatal Accident." Chicago Tribune, 22 November 01.
AND LOCALLY
"111 Waterways Polluted." Honolulu Advertiser, 20 November 01, B1, B2. "Hanauma, Bellows Joins Polluted List." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 20 November 01, A3. "EPA Triples Size of Islands Water Pollution List." Pacific Business News, 23 November 01, 13.
"Man Spray-Paints Bank, Sets Car Afire Downtown." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 November 01, B1, B5. "Man Attacks Bank with Fire Extinguisher." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 24 November 01, A3.
19 NOVEMBER 01, Issue 246
In this issue:
SPILL
"2 Die, 2 Hurt in Mich. Train Crash." Associated Press, 15 November 01.
"Cooler Chemical Leak Sickens 67." Associated Press, 12 November 01.
ANTHRAX
"Labor Dept. Develops Anthrax Guide." Associated Press, 15 November 01.
ARSENIC
"Environmentalists Warn of Arsenic-Treated Wood." Chicago Tribune,13 November 01.
HEXANE
"Car Solvent Can Cause Nerve Damage." Associated Press, 15 November 01.
MTBE
"Tainted Water Worries R.I. Town." Associated Press, 12 November 01.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
"Toxic Chemicals' Security Worries Officials." Washington Post, 12 November 01, A14.
AND LOCALLY
"Water Contamination Suit Settled." Pacific Business News, 9 November 01, 1, 45.
12 NOVEMBER 01, Issue 245
In this issue:
SPILL
"$5 Billion Exxon Damages Award Overturned." Associated Press, 8 November 01, A2. "Exxon Decision Angers Alaska." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 8 November 01, A9.
"China River Poisoned by Cyanide Spill." Associated Press, 5 November 01.
"Barge Leaks Gasoline in Ohio River." Associated Press, 8 November 01.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
"Fearing Attack, Blue Plains Ceases Toxic Chemical Use." Washington Post, 10 November 01, A1.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Montgomery Pest-Control Firm Is Charged in Chemical Release." Washington Post, 8 November 01, B2.
CLEAN AIR
"U.S. Reports Sharp Rise in Emissions." Associated Press, 10 November 01.
05 NOVEMBER 01, Issue 244
In this issue:
SUPERFUND
"Pa. Dump Turned Into Golf Course." Associated Press, 3 November 01.
ARSENIC
"Arsenic Drinking Water Standard Issued." Washington Post, 1 November 01, A31.
ANTHRAX
"New Method in Fumigating Anthrax." Washington Post, 2 November 01. A14.
CLEAN AIR
"Roche Agrees to $1.9 Million Fine." Associated Press, 2 November 01.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"Oakland Installs Warning Sirens." San Francisco Chronicle, 3 November 01.
IGNITION SOURCES
"2 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Thai Blast." Associated Press, 31 October 01.
CONFINED SPACES
"High Court Considers Vessel Safety." Associated Press, 31 October 01.
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE
"Ground Zero Workers Get Health Exams." Associated Press, 3 November 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Honolulu Harbor Oil Tests Don't have Full Picture Yet." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1 November 01, A3.
"Military Exercise Mirrors Real Life." Honolulu Advertiser, 2 November 01, A1.
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29 OCTOBER 01, Issue 243
In this issue:
SUPERFUND
"Superfund to Pay for Fla. Cleanup." Associated Press, 23 October 01.
"EPA Proposes Vilver River Cleanup." Associated Press, 24 October 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"N.Y. Attack Site Releases Contaminants." Associated Press, 27 October 01, A11.
BIOTERRRORISM
"Few Hospitals Are Ready for a Surge of Bioterror Victims." New York Times, 26 October 01.
PREPAREDNESS
"Bioterror Drills Warned of Gaps in Preparedness." New York Times, 21 October 01.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"Web Sites with Sensitive Data Being 'Scrubbed'". Chicago Tribune, 26 October 01. "Industries' Disaster-Plan Blueprints Still Available on Net." San Francisco Chronicle, 25 October 01.
SCAFFOLDS
"An Overloaded Hoist Is Suspected in Scaffolding Collapse." New York Times, 26 October 01.
SITE SAFETY PLANS
"Report Criticizes Working Conditions at Ground Zero." Chicago Tribune, 25 October 01.
22 OCTOBER 01, Issue 242
In this issue:
SPILL
"MSHA Issues Two Citations in Ky." Associated Press, 17 October 01.
"Park District Fined for Chemical Spill." Chicago Tribune, 19 October 01.
"Blast at Hobby Rocket Co. Hurts 3." Associated Press, 16 October 01.
"Chemist Severely Burned in Army Lab Fire." Washington Post, 16 October 01.
AMMONIUM NITRATE
"Fertilizer Makers Consider New Rules." Associated Press, 15 October 01.
MERCURY
"Mercury Victims Pressure Japan." Associated Press, 16 October 01.
MTBE
"MTBE Cleanup Cost $29 Billion, Study Says." Los Angeles Times, 14 October 01.
BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS
"USPS to Warn Public on Biohazards in Mail." Washington Post, 16 October 01, A7.
AIR MONITORING
"Biological Weapons Tough to Detect." Associated Press, 16 October 01.
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
"California Waste Management Hindered." Associated Press, 18 October 01.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA: U.S. Air Quality Improving." Reuters, 19 October 01.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"The Danger of Mold in Crawl Spaces." Chicago Tribune, 19 October 01.
SHIFT WORK
"Two Studies Link Night Work, Breast Cancer." Washington Post, 17 October 01, A2. "Graveyard Shift Increases Cancer Risk, 2 Studies Say." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 October 01, A1, A11. "Study Hints at Night Shift, Breast Cancer Link." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 October 01, A10.
SCAFFOLDS
"2 Fatal Scaffold Accidents Under Review by OSHA ". Chicago Tribune, 19 October 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Local Discoveries of White Powder Spawn Fear." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 October 01, B1.
"Environment Services Sold." Honolulu Advertiser, 16 October 01, C1. "Brewer Environmental Sells Core Divisions." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 October 01, C1, C4.
"EPA Negotiates with Isle Businesses over Penalties for Illegal Insecticides." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 19 October 01, C10.
15 OCTOBER 01, Issue 241
In this issue:
SPILL
"D.C. Gives All-Clear From June Gas Spill." Washington Post, 10 October 01. B2.
"Flow Restored in Pipeline as Workers Mop Up Spill." Associated Press, 8 October 01.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Railroads Resume Hazmat Shipments." Associated Press, 10 October 01.
MERCURY
"School Shut Down After Mercury Spill." Associated Press, 12 October 01.
"Company Settles Mercury Leaks Suit." Associated Press, 11 October 01.
LEAD
"EPA signals it's serious about lead-disclosure law." Chicago Tribune, 7 October 01.
LIABILITY
"IBP Inc. Settles With Justice Dept." Associated Press, 12 October 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Tripler Plans Mass-Casualty Exercise." Honolulu Advertiser, 9 October 01, B3.
"Chemical Spill Forces Evacuations." Honolulu Advertiser, 10 October 01, B1, B6. "Fumes Force Market Evacuation." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 11 October 01, A2.
"Hawaii Outbreak Renews DDT Debate." Honolulu Advertiser, 12 October 01, A1, A11.
"35 Treated for Pepper Spray Risk in Waikiki." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 12 October 01, A1.
08 OCTOBER 01, Issue 240
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crews Struggle to Contain Leak in Alaska Pipeline." Washington Post, 6 October 01, A2. "Man Shoots Alaska Pipeline, Oil Spills." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 6 October 01, A7.
"Four Die in Warehouse Explosion." Associated Press, 4 October 01.
"Chemical Leak Forces Evacuation." Associated Press, 4 October 01.
"Trailer Carrying Missiles Overturns." Associated Press, 5 October 01. "States Nervous after Weapons-Truck Crashes." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 6 October 01, A7.
CLEAN AIR
"Officials: No Health Hazards at WTC." Associated Press, 3 October 01.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"Agencies Scrub Web Sites of Sensitive Chemical Data." Washington Post, 4 October 01, A29.
CHRONIC EXPOSURE
"Popcorn Plant Workers Develop Disease." Associated Press, 4 October 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Foul Odor Disrupts School." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 October 01, B3.
"State Emergency System Keeps Eye on Bio-Warfare." Pacific Business News, 5 October 01, 36.
"EPA Plans to Enforce Hospital Pollution Reduction Rules." Pacific Business News, 5 October 01, 39.
01 OCTOBER 01, Issue 239
In this issue:
BROWNFIELDS
"House Democrats Stall on Brownfields." Associated Press, 24 September 01.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"4 Are Dead, 9 Missing In Alabama Mine Blast." Associated Press, 25 September 01, A19. "3 Dead, 9 Missing in Coal-Mine Blast." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 24 September 01, A6. "4 Dead, 9 Missing in Alabama Blasts." Honolulu Advertiser, 25 September 01, A5.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Seeks Emissions Cuts." Chicago Tribune, 24 September 01.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Shops Fined for Illegal Insecticides." Associated Press, 27 September 01.
BIOTERRORISM
"Bioterrorism Vulnerability Cited." Washington Post, 28 September 28, 2001, A16. "Experts Fear Germ, Chemical Attacks." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 28 September 01, A9.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Hazmat Truckers Wary About Rigs." Associated Press, 28 September 01.
AND LOCALLY
"C. Brewer Subsidiary to Pay $235,000 Fine." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 September 01, B1, B2.
"Gas Masks Lead Sales Boom at Surplus Store." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 September 01, B1, B6.
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24 SEPTEMBER 01, Issue 238
In this issue:
SPILL
"French Chemical Plant Blast Kills 25." Associated Press, 22 September 01. "Deadly Explosion in France Accidental." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 September 01, A10. "French Chemical Plant Explosion Kills 22, Injures 650." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 September 01, A8.
"Oil Tanker Catches Fire in Gulf." Associated Press, 9 September 01.
SUPERFUND
"Montana Town Fears Superfund Stigma." Associated Press, 11 September 01.
"Chemical Companies Agree to Cleanup." Associated Press, 10 September 01.
CLEAN AIR
"N.Y. Deaths, Dust Pose Little Threat, Health Experts Say. Asbestos Levels Deemed Acceptable." Washington Post, 19 September 01, A24. "New York Air Choked with Acrid Smoke, Air." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 September 01, A6..
"New Pollution Controls Planned." Associated Press, 19 September 01.
BIOTERRORISM
"Biological Attack Concerns Spur Warnings." Washington Post, 22 September 01, A4. "Bioterrorism Could Pose Major Threat." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 September 01, A2.
ARSENIC
"EPA to Urge Tighter Rules For Arsenic." Washington Post, 11 September 01, A1.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION
U.S. Says Memphis Company Falsely Labeled Its Pesticides. New York Times, 21 September 01.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"Gas Masks Sell Out but May Not Fully Protect Buyers." New York Times, 21 September 01.
CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
"Combat Uniforms to Block Chemicals." Los Angeles Times, 9 September 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Antenna Issue Gets New Twist." Honolulu Advertiser, 10 September 01, B3.
"Mystery Itch Strikes Again." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 September 01, B1, B4.
"Chaminade Challenges State Test on Chemicals." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 18 September 01, C7.
COUNTER-TERRORISM RESOURCES
GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION
10 SEPTEMBER 01, Issue 237
In this issue:
SPILL
"Explosion Follows Texas Train Crash." Associated Press, 7 September 01.
"Liberian Tanker Hits Vietnam Ship, Diesel Spilled." Reuters, 7 September 01.
SUPERFUND
"Feds Reach $120M Oil Clean Up Deal." Associated Press, 6 September 01.
BROWNFIELDS
"House to Focus on Brownfields." Associated Press, 7 September 01.
DIESEL
"EPA Rejects Diesel Petitions." Associated Press, 7 September 01.
BERYLLIUM
"Group Seeks Strict Rules on Beryllium." Associated Press, 3 September 01.
CHLORINE
"5 Swimmers Sickened from Chlorine Fumes." San Francisco Chronicle, 3 September 01.
RADON
"Monitoring for Radon Gas Can Take a Long Time." Washington Post, 6 September 01, H4.
ENFORCEMENT
"EPA Won't Strip Ohio Agency Authority." Associated Press, 5 September 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Air Force to Remove Old Fuel System." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 September 01, B1.
"Chemicals Dumped Illegally." Honolulu Advertiser, 5 September 01, B2.
"Group to Fund Iwilei Oil Tests." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 5 September 01, A5. "Honolulu Harbor Cleanup Begins." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 September 01, B1, B2.
"Spill Closes Kapolei Lanes." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 September 01, B3.
"Cop, FBI Agent Overcome by Fumes in Meth Lab Raid." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 8 September 01, A3.
""Mystery Itch Causes Jitters at School." Honolulu Advertiser, 8 September 01, A1, A6.
03 SEPTEMBER 01, Issue 236
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Train Derails in Kansas." Associated Press, 30 August 01.
"2 Hurt Fighting Chemical Plant Fire. Associated Press, 29 August 01.
"Russian Oil Pipeline Bursts." Associated Press, 29 August 01.
SUPERFUND
"Fresno Dump a National Landmark." Associated Press, 29 August 01.
BHOPAL
"Cloud of Despair in Bhopal." Los Angeles Times, 30 August 01.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"WWII-Era Bomb Kills One in China." Associated Press, 30 August 01.
MTBE
"MTBE Contamination May Be Spreading." Associated Press, 30 August 01.
TREATMENT
"Wetlands Used to Clean Farm Spill." Associated Press, 28 August 01.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SUBSTITUTION
"Plant Oils Made From Biodiesel Studied." Associated Press, 27 August 01.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Relaxes Gasoline Standard." Associated Press, 29 August 01.
INJURY PREVENTION
"Labor Chief: Reduce Worker Injuries." Associated Press, Aug. 27, 2001.
AND LOCALLY
"EPA Leader Touts State Control." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 August 01, B1.
"Lead Paint Hazard Forces State to Close Kahaluu and Waiahole Head Start Sites." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 27 August 01, A1, A6. "DOE to Deal with Lead Paint in Preschools." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 August 01, B1, B4.
"State Plans Harbor Cleanup." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 August 01, A1, A5.
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27 AUGUST 01, Issue 235
In this issue:
SPILL
"O'Hare spice spill hospitalizes 9." Chicago Tribune, 25 August 01.
BROWNFIELDS
"California Eyes Industrial Sites." Associated Press, 19 August 01.
MTBE
"Judge Signs Oil MTBE Cleanup Order." Associated Press, 21 August 01.
"Federal Agency's Memo Warned of Gas Additive Toxicity." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 August 01.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos ordeal stuns district." Chicago Tribune, 24 August 01.
PESTICIDES
"Carcinogens Found in Marin County Creek." San Francisco Chronicle, 21 August 01.
BIOREMEDIATION
"Scientists Muck Around in Toxic Mud." Associated Press, 19 August 01.
ENFORCEMENT
"GAO Issues Warning On EPA Enforcement." Washington Post, 23 August 01, A23.
LIABILITY
"U.S., S. Korea Fight Over Court Case." Associated Press, 22 August 01.
LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
"Automaker to Pay Fine in Worker Death." Associated Press, 23 August 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Schools to Open Amid Lead Fear." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 August 01, A1, A9.
"Ammonia Leak Shuts Down Fish Plant." Honolulu Advertiser, 23 August 01, B3.
"AT&T Antenna to be Moved." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 August 01, B3.
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ON THE INTERNET
GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
ACADEMIC INFORMATION
BUSINESS/NON-PROFIT INFORMATION
20 AUGUST 01, Issue 234
In this issue:
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"GAO: Army Chemical Sites Pose Risk." Associated Press, 15 August 01.
ANTHRAX
"2 More Ukraine Anthrax Cases Cited." Associated Press, 17 August 01.
CLANDESTINE LABS
"Explosion Is Focus of Fire Probe." Los Angeles Times, 18 August 01.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Delays Proposals On Coal-Fired Plants." Washington Post, 15 August 01, A17.
AIR POLLUTION
"Study: Pollution Is Killing Many." Associated Press, 16 August 01. "Car Exhaust is Deadlier than Crashes, Study Finds." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 August 01, A11. "Greenhouse Gases Deadlier Than Auto Crashes, Study Says." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 August 01, A3.
AIR MONITORING
"Sophisticated Sensor Spots Airborne Toxins." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 17 August 01, D3.
ERGONOMICS
"Case Shines Light on Tech Injuries." CNET News.com, 17 August 01.
AND LOCALLY
"State Winds up Asbestos Suits with $33 Million." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 14 August 01, A9. "State Gets Asbestos Money." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 August 01, A1.
"Gas Line Break Jams Waikiki Streets, Idles Tourists." Honolulu Advertiser, 16 August 01, B1, B5. "Ruptured Waikiki Gas Line Repaired." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 August 01, A4.
"City Faces Junk Pileup." Honolulu Advertiser, 16 August 01, A1, A12. "Junkyard Fees Up 20% Over Last Four Years." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 August 01, B1, B4.
"Accident Kills Pearl Worker." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 August 01, B1.
13 AUGUST 01, Issue 233
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gas Station Kept Leak From D.C. Officials." Fumes Forced Evacuations. Washington Post, 5 August 01, C1.
"Chemical Spill Closes Chicago Route." Associated Press, 8 August 01.
"Sunken Boat Leaks Fuel in Alaska." Associated Press, 7 August 01.
"Truck With Nitrogen Crashes, Kills 1." Associated Press, 7 August 01.
"Train Cars Hauling Chemicals Derail." Associated Press, 6 August 01.
MTBE
"Exxon Settles MTBE Suit Over Tahoe Water." San Francisco Chronicle, 11 August 01.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Seeks To Narrow Pollution Initiative." Washington Post, 8 August 8, 2001, A1.
CLANDESTINE LABS
"Sheriff's Department fined for safety issues." Los Angeles Times, 10 August 01.
WETLANDS
"Army Corps Wetland Plan Criticized." Associated Press, 9 August 01.
LIABILITY
"Minnesota Labor Laws Favorable to the Vikings." Associated Press, 5 August 01.
06 AUGUST 01, Issue 232
In this issue:
SPILL
"Baltimore Fire Forces Evacuation." Associated Press, 31 July 01.
"Human Error Blamed in Chlorinated Water Spill." Los Angeles Times, 27 July 01.
SUPERFUND
"Superfund Clean Up to Take 240 Years." Associated Press, 30 July 01.
PCBS
"EPA Orders Record PCB Cleanup." Washington Post, 2 August 01, A5.
CLEAN AIR
"Judge Rules Murphy Oil Violated Laws." Associated Press, 1 August 01.
"Whitman Begins to Consider Streamlining Pollution Checks." New York Times, 28 July 01.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"Chemical Safety Tests Questioned." Associated Press, 1 August 01.
LIABILITY
"W.R. Grace to File Hazardous Sites List With Justice Dept." Washington Post, 30 July 01.
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICALS ON THE INTERNET
GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
ACADEMIC INFORMATION
BUSINESS/NON-PROFIT INFORMATION
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30 JULY 01, Issue 231
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Leaks From Sunken Japan Ship." Associated Press, 24 July 01.
"Baltimore Tunnel Fire Under Control." Associated Press, 23 July 01.
"Sharp Odor Along Jersey Shore Is a Mystery." New York Times, 22 July 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
"Alaska Airlines to pay fine for EPA violations." San Francisco Chronicle, 27 July 01.
ARSENIC
"House Backs Arsenic Rule." Washington Post, 28 July 01, A1. "House Restores Clinton Rule on Arsenic." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 28 July 01, A9. "House Trumps EPA Arsenic Plan." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 July 01, A3.
PCBS
"EPA Nears Decision on Hudson PCBs." Associated Press, 27 July 01.
TERRORISM
"U.S. Called Vulnerable To Biological Attack." Reuters, 24 July 01, A5. "Results of Biological Warfare Exercise Described as Chilling." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 July 01, A3.
AND LOCALLY
"Council Panel Oks Waipahu Cleanup." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 28 July 01, A7. "Council Moves to Clean Up Field's Soil." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 July 01, B1.
23 JULY 01, Issue 230
In this issue:
SPILL
"Baltimore Battles Train Fire, Spills." Washington Post, 20 July 01, A1."Train Fire Continues in Maryland." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 July 01, A9.
"8 Injured, One Missing in Del. Fire." Associated Press, 17 July 01.
"Gas Well Explosion Investigated." Associated Press, 19 July 01.
TOXIC SUBSTANCES
"Toxic Chemical Review Process Faulted." Washington Post, 16 July 01, A2.
"No-Stick Coating May Stay Indefinitely." Associated Press, 18 July 01. "Nonstick Coatings Stick Around, Study Shows." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 July 01, A7.
ARSENIC
"The Arsenic-Wood Connection." Washington Post, 18 July 01, C12.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Seeks Clean Water Rule Delay." Washington Post, 17 July 01, A1.
ERGONOMICS
"Forum Addresses Workplace Safety." Associated Press, 16 July 01. "Workplace Injury Forum Rankles Business, Labor." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 18 July 01, A9.
AND LOCALLY
"Chemical to Keep Out Termites has Kept Humans Out Instead." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 16 July 01, A1, A6.
"Lead Paint May Uproot 500 Kids in Head Start." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 18 July 01, A1, A15.
"Police Raid Kaneohe Home." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 July 01, B3.
16 JULY 01, Issue 229
In this issue:
SPILL
"2 Dead After Explosion in Michigan." Associated Press, 14 July 01.
"Toxic Gas Released at Okla. Company." Associated Press, 11 July 01.
SUPERFUND
"Superfund Cleanup Effort Shows Results, Study Reports." Washington Post, 10 July 01, A19.
PCBS
"Legacy of Poison in Twice-Excavated Yards." New York Times, 12 July 01.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"2 Sides Face Off at EPA Hearing on Regulating Energy Plant Emissions." San Francisco Chronicle, 13 July 01.
"Chevron Refinery fined $300,000." San Francisco Chronicle, 10 July 01.
09 JULY 01, Issue 228
In this issue:
SPILL
"Recovery of River From Chemical Spill Could Take Years." Associated Press, 5 July 01.
"Acid leak on Tri-State." Chicago Tribune, 3 July 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"WWI Chemicals Removed From Spring Valley Yard." Washington Post, 6 July 01, B1.
"Deadly Legacy: Dangerous ground Leftover Bombs, Chemicals Wreak Havoc at Former U.S. Bases in Philippines." San Francisco Chronicle, 5 July 01.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Plan to Burn Chemical Arms Worries Alabamians." New York Times, 27 June 2001.
ARSENIC
"Debate Swells Over Arsenic in Water Supply." Washington Post, 5 July 01, B1.
"Wood Products to Get Arsenic Label." Associated Press, 3 July 01.
DDT
"Neighbors Fault EPA Efforts to Get Rid of DDT-Tainted Soil." Los Angeles Times, 6 July 01.
FALL PROTECTION
"Federal Express worker dies in fall from plane at O'Hare." Chicago Tribune, 7 July 01.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"Firefighter Takes Beard Ban to Court." San Francisco Chronicle, 4 July 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Company to Recycle Used Oil." Pacific Business News, 29 June 01, 5.
02 JULY 01, Issue 227
In this issue:
SPILL
"Yemen Pipeline Blast Spills Oil." Associated Press, 30 June 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Hazardous Waste Removal Wraps Up." Chicago Tribune, 24 June 01.
LEAD BASED PAINT
"New Tack in War Over Lead Paint." San Francisco Chronicle, 28 June 01.
MTBE
"Exxon Mobil to Face Suit Over a Spill in Nassau." New York Times, 28 June 01.
ARSENIC
"EPA Catches Flak Over Arsenic." Los Angeles Times, 29 June 01.
CLEAN AIR
"Study: Fireworks Produce Urban Smog." Associated Press, 27 June 01.
LIABILITY
"Jury Rules for Beryllium Supplier." Associated Press, 26 June 01.
REPORTABLE INJURIES
"New Rule On Injury Reporting Rejected." Washington Post, 30 June 01, E1.
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
"Contractor Killed in Building Collapse." Los Angeles Times, 27 June 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Source of Nerve Gas Found at Johnston Stumps Army." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 30 June 01, A7.
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25 JUNE 01, Issue 226
In this issue:
SPILL
"CSX Train Derails in Ohio." Associated Press, 18 June 01.
"Olympic Pipe Line to Be Fined $10M." Associated Press, 20 June 01.
"Malaysia Says Tanker Leak Halted." Los Angeles Times, 17 June 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Navy Tackles Old Toxic Waste With New Ideas." Los Angeles Times, 21 June 01.
OZONE
"Company Settles Clean Air Act Claim." Associated Press, 21 June 01.
PESTICIDES
"Accord Reached on School Pesticides." Associated Press, 19 June 01.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Plans Clean Air Rule to Protect Park Vistas." Reuters, 22 June 01.
CANCER
"Study Focuses on Red Meat, Cancer." Associated Press, 23 June 01. "Processed Meat Linked to Bowel Cancer." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 23 June 01, A13.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE
"Explosion on Ship Kills at Least 9 in Malaysia." Associated Press, 21 June 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Mercury Cleanup Planned." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 June 01, B3. "Halawa Mercury Cleanup Begins." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 21 June 01, A3. "Mercury Cleanup Under Way." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 June 01, B3.
"Quarry Runoff Leads to Fine." Honolulu Advertiser, 20 June 01, B3.
"Time Running Out for Hawaii Landfills." Pacific Business News, 23 June 01, 1, 45.
"Keeping Track of Toxic Emissions an Exercise in Estimation." Pacific Business News, 23 June 01, 32, 33.
"Hawaii Near Bottom in Total Toxic Releases." Pacific Business News, 23 June 01, 36.
"Hawaii Environmental Consultants Rely Heavily on Government Contracts." Pacific Business News, 23 June 01, 33.
"New Approach to Wastewater puts Hawaii on the Map." Pacific Business News, 23 June 01, 35.
18 JUNE 01, Issue 225
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tanker Capsizes Off Malaysian Coast." Associated Press, 14 June 01.
"Wine Spill Closes Highway for Hours." San Francisco Chronicle, 14 June 01, A23.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Adds to Superfund List." Associated Press, 14 June 01.
BROWNFIELDS
"Brownfield in Atlanta may be National Model." Chicago Tribune, 10 June 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Ohio Health Officials Issue Warning." Associated Press, 15 June 01.
CLEAN WATER
"Panel Backs New Tack on Water Cleanup Plan." Washington Post , 16 June 01, A4. "Scientists Call for Overhaul of Waterway Rule." Honolulu Star-Bulltetin, 16 June 01, A10.
CLEAN AIR
"Pollution Linked to Heart Attacks." Associated Press, 11 June 01.
TOXICOLOGY
"5 Pollutants Are Listed as Most Toxic to Children." Los Angeles Times, 16 June 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Water at Kunia Still Polluted after 21 Years." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 June 01, A1, A6.
11 JUNE 01, Issue 224
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Cleanup proposed at ex-battery plant." Chicago Tribune, 5 June 01.
PESTICIDES
"Judge Restricts Farm's Pesticide Use Near School." Los Angeles Times, 9 June 01.
NOTIFICATION
"EPA to Fine Navy Over Hunters Point Fire." San Francisco Chronicle, 8 June 01.
WETLANDS
"Army Corps Seeks to Relax Wetlands Rules." Washington Post, 4 June 01, A1.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Wal-Mart to Pay $1M to End Charges." Associated Press, 7 June 01.
"Nuclear Waste Site Told to Comply." Associated Press, 6 June 01.
ERGONOMICS
"Chao Sets Three Ergonomics Hearings." Associated Press, 7 June 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Mercury Cleanup Undone After 3 Months." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 6 June 01, A3. "Coverup is Alleged in Spill of Mercury." Honolulu Advertiser, 7 June 01, B1, B5. "Mercury Contamination Source Widely Neglected." Honolulu Advertiser, 8 June 01, B1, B2.
04 JUNE 01, Issue 223
In this issue:
SPILL
"Petrobras Reports Another Oil Leak." Associated Press, 30 May 01.
"Chemical Factory Blast Kills 11 India." Associated Press, 31 May 01.
"Hot, Bothered and Really Messy." San Francisco Chronicle, 31 May 01, A1.
DIOXIN
"EPA Urged to Release Dioxin-Cancer Study." Washington Post, 2 June 01, A7.
CLEAN AIR
"U.S. to Press for Cleaner Air at Parks." Washington Post, 30 May 01, A4.
AND LOCALLY
"AES Hawaii Files Inaccurate Reports and Pays the Price." Honolulu Star- Bulletin, 30 May 01, A5.
"Hawaii Firms Reduce Construction Injuries." Pacific Business News, 25 May 01, 39.
"Creating a Plan for Safety." Pacific Business News, 25 May 01, 41.
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28 MAY 01, Issue 222
In this issue:
SPILL
"Flooding Causes Siberia Fuel Spill." Associated Press, 25 May 01.
"Brazilian Oil Spill Latest in Unexplained Series." Reuters, 26 May 01.
"Workers Draining Gasoline from Aurora House." Chicago Tribune, 24 May 01.
SHELTER IN PLACE
"Chemical Plant Accident Injures 130." Associated Press, 21 May 01.
TOXIC CHEMICALS
"U.S. Signs Toxic Chemical Ban." Associated Press, 23 May 01. "127 Countries Sign Ban on Pollutants." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 23 May 01, A17.
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE
"FAA Denies Spray's Harm to Planes." Associated Press, 25 May 01.
ARSENIC
"Groups Seek Ban on Arsenic in Wood." Associated Press, 23 May 01.
"Federal Study Finds High Levels of Arsenic at Nova Scotia Site." Associated Press, 22 May 01.
FORK LIFT
"Worker Killed in Forklift Accident." Los Angeles Times, 26 May 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Hearings Set on Johnston Island Cleanup." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 May 01, B5.
"Vandals Blamed for School Chemical Spill." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 May 01, B1. "Vandals Force Evacuation of Students." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 22 May 01, A3.
"Medical Waste Gets a New Life." Pacific Business News, 18 May 01, 1, 23.
"Water Treatment Contracts Open New Business for Brewer." Pacific Business News, 18 May 01, 8.
"Maui Officials Aiming to Reduce Lead in Water." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 24 May 01, A2.
"Mercury Turns Up at Housing Project." Honolulu Advertiser, 26 May 01, B1.
21 MAY 01, Issue 221
In this issue:
SPILL
"Runaway Train in Ohio Stopped." Associated Press, 15 May 01. "Hazardous Runaway Train Finally Boarded, Halted." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 15 May 01, A11. "Man Climbs Aboard, Stops Runaway Train." Honolulu Advertiser, 16 May 01, A3.
"Taiwan Chemical Co. Blast Kills 1." Associated Press, 18 May 01.
"Firefighters Battle Blaze in Phila." Associated Press, 16 May 01.
"Fire Rips Through Ansonia Factory." Associated Press, 14 May 01.
"Chemicals Escape From Kodak Plant." Associated Press, 13 May 01.
"Refinery Springs a Leak - Repairs Made Safely." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 May 01, A14.
DIOXIN
"EPA Agrees Dioxin Poses Cancer Risk." Associated Press, 16 May 01.
AGENT ORANGE
Study Links Vietnamese, High Dioxin. Associated Press, 14 May 01.
CLANDESTINE LABS
"Methamphetamine Labs Sprouting." Associated Press, 14 May 01. "Illegal Meth Labs Poison California Soil, Kids." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 13 May 01, A13.
SOLVENT EXPOSURE
"Report: Chemicals Hurt Railroaders." Associated Press, 14 May 01.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Scientists Track Contaminants, Inside the Body and Out." New York Times, 15 May 01.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Ruling on Power Plants Upheld. Associated Press,16 May 01.
CONFINED SPACES
"Industrial Accident Kills 2." Los Angeles Times, 18 May 01.
TRENCH CAVE-IN
"Construction Worker Dies." Chicago Tribune, 17 May 01.
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14 MAY 01, Issue 220
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Workers Held at Spill Site." Associated Press, 6 May 01.
"Fuel Spill Greases Skids for Accidents." Chicago Tribune, 8 May 01.
"Train Derails; No Chemical Is Spilled." Los Angeles Times, 7 May 01.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Explosion in Gold Mine Kills 12 Workers; 2 Hurt." Los Angeles Times, 9 May 01.
NITRIC ACID
"Acid Cloud Injures 5 in Westminster." Los Angeles Times, 11 May 01.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Chile's Bitter Fruit Farmers Pressured to Use Pesticides to Increase Exports, but Toxic Formulas Endanger Workers' Health." San Francisco Chronicle, 10 May 01.
HEAD PROTECTION
"A Site That Was an Accident Waiting to Happen. It Did." New York Times, 9 May 01.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Gives Refineries Time to Comply." Associated Press, 7 May 01.
"EPA Requires Cleaner Refineries." Associated Press, 11 May 01.
CLEAN WATER
"Alaska Seeks to Clean Up Cruise Ships." Los Angeles Times, 10 May 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Johnston Atoll Cleanup Planned." Honolulu Advertiser, 30 April 01, B4.
07 MAY 01, Issue 219
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tanker Captain Gets 90 Days in Jail." Associated Press, 2 May 01.
"Industrial Accident Releases Toxic Gas." San Francisco Chronicle, 2 May 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"State to Pay $114.5 Million for Cleanup of Toxic Dumps." Los Angeles Times, 1 MAY 01.
LEAD
"Study: Lead Paint Affects Child IQ." Associated Press, 30 April 01. "No Safe Level of Blood Lead for Kids, Study Says." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1 May 01, A10.
ASBESTOS
"Release of Asbestos Closes School in SE." Washington Post, 2 May 01, B5.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Earth Losing Air-Cleansing Ability, Study Says." Los Angeles Times, 4 May 01.
A SAFER WORKPLACE
"Deaths at Work Fall by Nearly Half in 20 Years." Associated Press, 27 April 01.
WORK HOURS
"Medical Residents Petition OSHA to Limit Work Hours." Chicago Tribune, 1 May 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Johnston Atoll Cleanup Planned." Honolulu Advertiser, 30 April 01, B4.
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30 APRIL 01, Issue 218
In this issue:
SPILL
"Pesticide Spill Forces Jet To Land." Associated Press, 23 April 01.
IGNITION SOURCES
"Blaze Causes $80,000 Damage at Oxnard Shop." Los Angeles Times, 26 April 01.
"Recycling Plant Blast Blamed on Toner Dust." San Francisco Chronicle, 26 April 01.
PCBS
"PCB Worries Are Spreading From Hudson to Its Shores." New York Times, 17 April 01.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Lags in Weapon Destruction." Associated Press, 25 April 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Uranium Waste Cleanup Gets No U.S. Funds." Los Angeles Times, 24 April 01.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Accuses Va. Builder Of Violating Water Act." Washington Pos, 26 April 01, B1.
BROWNFIELDS
"Senate Passes Environmental Cleanup Bill." Washington Post, 26 April 01, A18.
LIABILITY
"Co. To Pay $40M in Toxicity Suit." Associated Press, 24 April 01.
"CalOSHA Halves Fine for Tosco Penalty for '99 Blaze - 4 Workers Died." San Francisco Chronicle, 24 April 01.
INJURY RATES
"U.S. Capitol Workers Complain." Associated Press, 27 April 01.
CHEMICAL SUBSTITUTION
"With a Splash of Salt, Industry May Reap Environmental Advantages." New York Times, 24 April 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Worker Killed at Treatment Plant." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 April 01, B4.
"Lahaina Residents Blame Ills on Dust." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 26 April 01, A3.
23 APRIL 01, Issue 217
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ship Smuggling Iraqi Oil Sinks In Persian Gulf." Associated Press, 16 April 01, A14.
"Pipeline Break Leaks Oil, Saltwater on Alaska Tundra." Reuters, 18 April 01.
"Cleaning-Solution Spill at Hunters Point." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 April 01.
ARSENIC
"EPA to Lower Level for Arsenic in Water." Washington Post, 19 April 01, A8. "EPA Reconsiders Arsenic Limit." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 April 01, A10.
LEAD
"Bush Upholds Lead-Reporting Rules." Associated Press, 17 April 01. "EPA Maintains Stiff Rule on Lead Emissions." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 April 01, A15.
AGENT ORANGE
"Children's Leukemia Risk Tied to Agent Orange." Washington Post, 20 April 01, A2. "Suspected Link in Agent Orange, Leukemia." Honolulu Advertiser, 20 April 01, A10.
TOXIC CHEMICALS
"Bush To Sign Chemical Ban." Associated Press, 19 April 01. "Bush to Sign Treaty Against Chemical Toxins." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 20 April 01, A11. "Bush to Sign Treaty on POPs." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 April 01, A10.
"Japan to Close Incinerator Near U.S. Base." Washington Post, 21 April 01, A20. "Japan to Close Trash Incinerator." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 April 01, A2.
CLEAN AIR
"Tiny Bits of Soot Tied to Illnesses." New York Times, 21 April 01.
"Cleaner-Fuel School Buses Approved." Los Angeles Times, 21 April 01.
WETLANDS
"EPA Will Toughen Rules on Wetlands." Washington Post, 17 April 01, A6. "Bush Team Oks Rules on Wetlands and Lead." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 17 April 01, A12.
BROWNFIELDS
"EPA Awards $38 Million for 'Brownfield' Cleanup." Reuters, 20 April 01.
INJECTION INJURIES
"Federal Syringe Rules Take Effect, Aiding Health Workers." San Francisco Chronicle, 18 April 01.
SCAFFOLDS
"Man Falls 9 Stories to His Death When Hotel Scaffolding Buckles." Los Angeles Times, 21 April 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Chemical Weapons Chore Completed." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 April 01, B1, B4. "Johnston Atoll Workers Fondly Recall Their Years on the Remote Outpost." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 13 April 01, A6.
"Study Says Power Plants are State's Biggest Polluters." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 April 01, B4. "Most Chemical Waste Traced to Hard-Rock Mines, Utilities." Honolulu Advertiser, 12 April 01, A5.
"Officials Laud Mercury Cleanup." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 18 April 01, A2. "Mercury Cleanup Cost Nears $250,000." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 7 April 01, A3. "State Says Housing Cleaned of Mercury." Honolulu Advertiser, 7 April 01, B1.
"Evacuation Blamed on Fumes from Paint." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 10 April 01, A6.
"Landfill to Deal with Dust, Utilities." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 April 01, B3.
"Health Department Deals some Heavy Fines." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 19 April 01, A5.
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16 APRIL 01, Issue 216
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Spill Occurs Off Brazil Coast ." Associated Press, 12 April 01.
LEAD BASED PAINT
"Judge Rules Lead Paint Suit Can Go Forward." New York Times, 4 April 01.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"France to Evacuate 15,000 Living Near Old Ammunition Dump." New York Times, 13 April 01.
DIOXIN
"Dioxin Report By EPA On Hold." Washington Post, 12 April 01, A1.
LIABILITY
"Oil Company Agrees to Pay $20 Million In Fines."Washington Post, 10 April 01, A3.
02 APRIL 01, Issue 215
In this issue:
SPILL
"Baltic Sea Oil Spill Cleanup Continues." Associated Press, 31 March 01.
"Freighter Spills Waste Oil Off Miami." Los Angeles Times, 29 March 01.
"4 Hurt, Including Teacher, in Chemistry Blast." Los Angeles Times, 30 March 01.
DRINKING WATER
"Bush Vows To Reduce Arsenic in H2O." Associated Press, 29 March 01.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Fibers Released in Air At D.C. School." Washington Post, 29 March 01, B1.
ERGONOMICS
"Labor Dept. Says Job Injuries Down." Associated Press, 28 March 01. "Job Injuries Fell in 1999, Government Says." Honolulu Advertiser, 29 March 01, A14.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"A Reversal on Public Access to Chemical Data." New York Times, 27 March 01.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"After 'Silent Spring,' Chemical Industry Put Spin on All It Brewed." New York Times, 26 March 01.
"'Trade Secrets': Rendering a Guilty Verdict on Corporate America." New York Times, 26 March 2001.
LOST WORK DAYS
"O'Neill Offers Cure for Workplace Injuries." Washington Post, 31 March 01, A7.
AND LOCALLY
"Diesel Fuel Spill Ties Up Traffic." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 March 01, B3.
"State Trying to Contain rash of Mercury Spills." Honolulu Advertiser, 29 March 01, A1, A10.
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26 MARCH 01, Issue 214
In this issue:
SPILL
"Officials Link Leaking Barge to Oily Globs on L.I. Shore." New York Times, 24 March 01.
"Oil Rig Sinks; Some Leaking Is 'Inevitable,' Official Says." New York Times, 21 March 01.
"Tar Spill from Truck Shuts Down Ryan, CTA Red Line." Chicago Tribune, 22 March 01.
ARSENIC
"EPA to Kill New Arsenic Standards." Washington Post, 21 March 01, A1. "EPA to Revoke Arsenic Order." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 March 01, A3.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"CDC to Detail Blood Contaminants." Los Angeles Times, 21 March 01. "Chemical Exposure Study to be Released." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 March 01, A12. "U.S Study of Chemicals in Bodies Discovers High Levels of Mercury." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 March 01, A14. "Our Bodies Rife with Chemical Pollutants, Study Finds." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 22 March 01, A1, A14.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Study Warns of More Toxic Risks at Schools." San Francisco Chronicle, 20 March 01. "Study Says Many Schools Built on Polluted Land." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 20 March 01, A8.
ERGONOMICS
"Bush Signs Repeal of Ergonomics Rules." Washington Post, 21 March 01, A6. "Bush Signs Bill to Repeal OSHA Rules." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 March 01, A3.
SCAFFOLDS
"5 Hurt in Accident at Shrine Auditorium." Los Angeles Times, 23 March 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Mercury Found at Waianae Home." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 March 01, B1. "Mercury Found in Two More Sites on Oahu." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 19 March 01, A3. "Waianae Cleanups Quick." Honolulu Advertiser, 20 March 01, B3. "Halawa Mercury Cleanup Nears Finish." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 March 01, B1. "Mercury Cleanup at Housing Complex Expected to Last Throughout Weekend." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 24 March 01, A6.
"Hazardous Materials Alert." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 March 01, B3.
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19 MARCH 01, Issue 213
In this issue:
SPILL
"World's Biggest Oil Rig Sinking, Nine Men Missing." Reuters, 16 March 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Texaco Subsidiary Fined $4 Million in Pollution Cases." Los Angeles Times, 13 March 01.
CHROMIUM
"Chromium 6 Treatment Unproven." Los Angeles Times, 11 March 01.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Bush's Reversal Could Affect Global Warming Agreement." Washington Post, 16 March 01, A3.
LIABILITY
"Poisoned Plantations Ex-Workers in Nicaraguan Banana Fields Sue U.S. firms Over Illnesses Linked to Toxic Fumigant." San Francisco Chronicle, 15 March 01.
ERGONOMICS
"Ergonomics Rollback." Associated Press, 11 March 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Mercury Scare Shuts Down School and Housing Project." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 March 01, A1, A7. "Mercury Poses Threat to Children." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 March 01, A7. "Mercury Testing Proceeds." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 March 01, B1, B4. "Cleanup Slow at Halawa." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 March 01, B1, B6. "Cleanup Wears on Residents." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 15 March 01, A3. "Toxic Cleanup May Take Weeks." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 March 01, B1, B5. "Officials Delayed Halawa Cleanup." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 March 01. "Most Residents Return Home After Mercury Scare." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 17 March 01, A5.
"Fumes close Radford High School." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 14 March 01.
"Trace Amount of Mercury Found in Restroom at Park in Waipio." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 17 March 01, A5. "Mercury Found in Waipio Park." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 March 01, B1, B6.
12 MARCH 01, Issue 212
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fire Breaks Out at Tear Gas Plant." Associated Press, 6 March 01.
"Panel Calls Tainted Wells Emergency." Chicago Tribune, 6 March 01.
CLEAN AIR
"Supreme Court Hands EPA Second Victory on Air Rules." Washington Post, 6 March 01, A2.
SMOKING
"Smokers' Wives, Chemicals Linked." Associated Press, 6 March 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Targets Campuses." Associated Press, 8 March 01.
ERGONOMICS
"House Joins Senate in Repealing Rules Issued by Clinton on Work Injuries." New York Times, 8 March 01. "House Set to Send Bush Rule Repeal." Reuters, 7 March 01.
"State's Ergonomics Rules Draw Little Business Opposition." Los Angeles Times, 8 March 01.
FALL PROTECTION
"Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft, Dies." Los Angeles Times, 7 March 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Waikele Gas Line Break Closes Road." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 February 01, B1.
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05 MARCH 01, Issue 211
In this issue:
SPILL
"Mass. Sues Airline Over Fuel Spill." Associated Press, 1 March 01.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Clean Air Action Upheld." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 February 01, A3. "Court Upholds Government's Setting of Clean-Air Standards." Associated Press, 27 February 01.
DIESEL
"U.S. Acts to Sharply Cut Diesel Pollution." Reuters, 28 February 01.
LIABILITY
"AK Steel OKs Creek Cleanup Plans." Associated Press, 2 March 01.
CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
"Nat'l Guard Teams Found Unprepared." Associated Press, 25 February 01.
FALL PROTECTION
"Worker Killed in 40-Foot Fall." Los Angeles Times, 2 March 01.
ERGONOMICS
"Unions Want Ergonomics Regulations." Associated Press, 2 March 01. "Workplace Injuries at a Glance." Associated Press, 2 March 01. "Ergonomic Foes Lobby for Quick Vote." Pacific Business News, 2 March 01, 7.
AND LOCALLY
"Fumes force workers to leave Maui County building." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 2 March 01.
"2nd Fire Reported at Plant." Honolulu Advertiser, 26 February 01, B1.
"Waikele Gas Line Break Closes Road." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 February 01, B1.
"Senate Approves Bond Issue for Waste-to-Energy Plant." Pacific Business News, 2 March 01, 9.
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26 FEBRUARY 01, Issue 210
In this issue:
SUPERFUND
"N.J. Landfill Suit Deal Reported." Associated Press, 22 February 01.
CHROMIUM
"Bill on Chromium 6 Standard to Be Proposed." Los Angeles Times, 22 February 01.
DEPLETED URANIUM
"Depleted Uranium: America's Military 'Gift' That Keeps on Giving." Los Angeles Times, 18 February 01.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Study: Global Warming Linked to Melting Ice Cap." Los Angeles Times, 21 February 01.
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19 FEBRUARY 01, Issue 209
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tanker Still Stuck in Galapagos, Will It Stay?" Reuters, 16 February 01.
"Ammonia Spill Kills Fish in Romania." Associated Press, 15 February 01.
CHROMIUM
"Chromium 6 Detected in Private Water Systems." Los Angeles Times, 15 February 01.
DIESEL
"Dangerous Exhaust Levels Found Inside School Buses." Los Angeles Times, 12 February 01.
BROWNFIELDS
"Senators Revive 'Brownfields' Bill." Associated Press, 16 Frebruary 01.
CONFINED SPACES
"1 Dies, 9 Hurt in Pa. Plant Blast." Associated Press, 14 February 01.
"Worker Deaths Lead to $13,725 in Fines." Los Angeles Times, 15 February 01.
MACHINE GUARDS
"Worker Killed After Being Pulled Inside Ink Mixer, Police Say." Chicago Tribune, 11 February 01.
12 FEBRUARY 01, Issue 208
In this issue:
SPILL
"Winds Halt Oil Cleanup in Taiwan." Associated Press, 8 February 01.
"Australia Slaps $220,000 Environmental Fine on Firm." Los Angeles Times, 6 February 01.
"Derailment Leads to Fuel Spill in Compton." Los Angeles Times, 9 February 01.
FLASH BACK
"1 Still in Critical Condition in Indiana Plant Explosion." Chicago Tribune, 4 February 01.
PERMITTING
"Calif. Asks To Speed Plant Reviews." Associated Press, 9 February 01.
ERIN BROCKOVICH II
"New Pollution Suit Names PG&E." Los Angeles Times, 7 February 01.
NON-IONIZING RADIATION
"Cell Phones and Cancer: Nobody's Home." Washington Post, 6 February 01, HE10.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"Senate OKs Pipeline Safety Measures." Associated Press, 8 February 01.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
"Government Sues Railroad for Tests." Associated Press, 9 February 01.
FALL PROTECTION
"Carpenter Injured in 5-Story Plunge." Chicago Tribune, 9 February 01.
RADIATION
"Berkeley Lab Poses Health Risk, Says Study." San Francisco Chronicle, 6 February 6 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Fiery Plume Spooks Kapolei." Honolulu Advertiser, 9 February 01, B3. "Refinery's Towering Flame Seen Miles Away." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 9 February 01."
"Businesses Clean Up on Kahoolawe." Pacific Business News, 9 February 01, 1, 4, 5.
05 FEBRUARY 01, Issue 207
In this issue:
SPILL
"Animal Death Toll Up in Galapagos." Associated Press, 31 January 01.
"Cyanide Spill Blights Northeast Romania." Reuters, 2 February 01.
ARSENIC
"Fern Soaks Up Arsenic Like a Sponge." Associated Press, 31 January 01.
PESTICIDES
"Bad Pesticides Threaten Health in Poor Nations." Reuters, 1 February 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Oahu Oil Spill Heads for Kauai." Honolulu Advertiser, 29 January 01, B1, B2. "Oil Spill Nearly Contained; Wildlife not Harmed." Honolulu Advertiser, 30 January 01, B1, B2. "Team to Assess Oil Spill's Impact on Kauai." Honolulu Advertiser, 31 January 01, B3.
"Kahoolawe Explosion to go Off as Planned." Honolulu Advertiser, 31 January 01, B5. "Cleanup Work Part of Healing on Kahoolawe." Honolulu Advertiser, 1 February 01, A1, A6.
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29 JANUARY 01, Issue 206
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tanker Captain Takes Blame for Oil Spill." New York Times, 25 January 01. "Oil Spill Imperils galapagos Species." Honolulu Advertiser, 23 January 01, A3.
"New Hurdle Hampers Galýpagos Oil-Spill Cleanup." Reuters, 26 January 01.
"Fish Contaminated in Romania." Associated Press, 26 January 01.
"Ship Spills Oil Into Panama Canal." Associated Press, 26 January 01.
"Abandoned Ships May Pose Threat." Associated Press, 24 January 01.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION
"Workers Say Chemicals Used in Mosquito Spraying Made Them Ill." New York Times, 25 January 01.
ARSENIC
"Arsenic, Illnesses Worry D.C." Washington Post, 27 January 01, A1.
AND LOCALLY
"Soil Cleanup Dabated." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 January 01, B3.
"Business Groups Push Congress to Kill OSHA Ergonomics Rule." Pacific Business News, 26 January 01, 43.
22 JANUARY 01, Issue 205
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ecuador Seeks U.S. Help After Spill." Associated Press, 19 January 01.
"Hungary, Romania Seek EU Funds to Stop Toxic Spills." Reuters, 17 January 01.
"Cyanide Eyed in Romania Fish Deaths." Associated Press, 18 January 01.
"S.F. Marks Anniversary of Oil Spill." Associated Press, 20 January 01.
DRINKING WATER
"EPA Orders Arsenic Reduction." Associated Press, 17 January 01.
ERGONOMICS
"Ergonomics Report Cites Job Injuries." New York Times, 18 January 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"E.P.A. Plan Aims to Clean Up 'Dead Zone' in Mexican Gulf." Reuters, 19 January 01.
"State Lawsuit Targets Lisle Company Over Solvent Spills." Chicago Tribune, 20 January 01.
AIR POLLUTION
"EPA to Regulate Pollutants From Ships." San Francisco Chronicle, 17 January 01.
DIOXIN
"Dioxin Makes the List of Known Carcinogens." Reuters, 19 January 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Controversial Ergonomics Law Goes Into Effect." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 January 01, G1.
"Man Killed was from Waianae." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 January 01, B3.
15 JANUARY 01, Issue 204
In this issue:
SPILL
"Emergency Crews Mop Up Oil Spill at Hardware Store." Washington Post, 11 January 01, T7.
TOXICOLOGY
"EPA Says Kids Face Environmental Health Threats." Reuters, 10 January 01.
MERCURY
"Mercury Prompts FDA to Warn Pregnant Women to Avoid Eating Some Fish." Reuters, 13 January 01.
MYSTERY ODORS
"D.C. Workers Fall Ill at Sewage Plant." Washington Post, 10 January 01, B5.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA OKs Less Haze in Nat'l Parks." Associated Press, 12 January 01.
"Archer Daniels Fined Over Clean-Air Rules." Bloomberg News, 13 January 01.
WETLANDS PROTECTION
"High Court Ruling Could Affect Scores of California Wetlands." San Francisco Chronicle, 12 January 01.
AND LOCALLY
"More Pesticide Tests Due." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 January 01, B3.
"Matson Fined for Falsifying Ship's Log." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 11 January 01. "Matson Navigation Co. Fined $3 Million." Honolulu Advertiser, 12 January 01, B10.
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08 JANUARY 01, Issue 203
In this issue:
SPILL
"Train Derails in Southern Arizona." Associated Press, 1 January 01.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Firm to Pay Penalty for Hazardous Burning at Newhall Plant." Los Angeles Times, 5 January 01.
"Plating Firm Accused of Hazardous Spills." Los Angeles Times, 3 January 01.
OIL POLLUTION ACT
"Court Scolds Coast Guard for Not Requiring Oil-Leak Detectors." San Francisco Chronicle, 4 January 01.
PCBS
"PCB Study Stays Neutral on Dredging Plan." New York Times, 5 January 01.
CARBON MONOXIDE
"Carbon Monoxide Kills Husband, Wife." Chicago Tribune, 1 January 01.
CLEAN AIR
"L.A. Area Fighting Air Pollution." Associated Press, 1 January 01.
SEWAGE
"EPA To Notify Public of Sewage Spills." Associated Press, 1 January 01.
AND LOCALLY
"Pesticide Sends 7 Workers to Hospital." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 January 01, B3.
"Construction Workers Hurt." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 January 01, B3.
"Hazard Cleanup Team Responds." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 January 01, B3.
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01 JANUARY 01, Issue 202
In this issue:
SPILL
"Cyanide Spill Cleaned Up in Ecuador." Associated Press, 28 December 00.
"Spanish Judge Ends Toxic Spill Case." Associated Press, 27 December 00.
"Kentucky Community Devastated by Coal Mine Sludge Spill." San Francisco Chronicle, 30 December 00.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
"State EPA May Dispose of Waste Site." Chicago Tribune, 28 December 00.
AND LOCALLY
"Ameron May Be Cited for Runoff." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 December 00, B3. "Ameron Facing Fine for Quarry Runoff." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 27 December 00.
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