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30 DECEMBER 02, Issue 299
In this issue:
SPILL
"Shoring Up River Repairs." Washington Post, 23 December 02, B1.
"State EPA Probes Sulfur Dioxide Leak." Chicago Tribune, 27 December 02.
"Oil Cos. to Pay $4M in Oil Spill Suit." Associated Press, 28 December 02.
WETLANDS
"U.S. Policy On Wetlands Redefined." Washington Post, 28 December 02, A5.
DIESEL
"GE Transportation Unveils Greener Train." Associated Press, 23 December 02.
LEAD
"Study Links Early Adult Deaths to Lead." Chicago Tribune, 27 December 02.
MERCURY
"Long-Closed Mine Identified as Largest Source of Mercury in San Francisco Bay." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 December 02.
PERCHLORATE
"Perchlorate Contamination Hinders Growth Plans." Associated Press, 27 December 02.
CLEAN AIR
"U.S.: WTC Pollution to Have Little Effect." Associated Press, 28 December 02.
TOXICOLOGY
"Simi Residents Blame Illnesses on Lab." Los Angeles Times, 28 December 02.
CONFINED SPACE
"Deaths of 3 Immigrant Workers Dog State's Dairy Industry." San Francisco Chronicle, 28 December 02.
23 DECEMBER 02, Issue 298
In this issue:
SPILL
"EPA Orders Two Saipan Companies to Clean Up Oil Spills." Associated Press, 20 December 02.
"Powerful Explosion in Chemical Storage Warehouse Kills Four People." Associated Press, 19 December 02.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Jettisons Clinton Rule On Cleaning Up Waterways." Washington Post, 21 December 02, A2.
DECONTAMINATION
"Cleanup of Anthrax Will Cost Hundreds of Millions of Dollars." Baltimore Sun, 18 December 02.
16 DECEMBER 02, Issue 297
In this issue:
SPILL
"Sunken Tanker in Spain Leaking Oil Daily." Associated Press, 10 December 02.
"Arsenic Spilled into River in Southern China." Associated Press, 13 December 02.
"Officials Map Final Plan To Fix Oil Spill Damage." Washington Post, 12 December 02, SM3.
"NE Residents Sue Over Gas Leak." Washington Post, 12 December 02, B3.
WETLANDS
"Feds to Buy Calif. Land Said Poisoned." Associated Press, 12 December 02.
PIPELINE SAFETY
Companies Agree to Pay $112 Million in Deal Over Pipeline Blast." Associated Press, 11 December 02.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Alabama Community Left with Legacy of WWII Chemical Warfare." Associated Press, 9 December 02.
TOXIC SUBSTANCES
"Groups Sue EPA to Ban Toxic Materials." Associated Press, 10 December 02.
DECONTAMINATION
"Decontamination Set for D.C. Post Office." Associated Press, 11 December 02.
SECONDHAND SMOKE
"Challenge on Secondhand Smoke Thrown Out." Associated Press, 11 December 02.
WILLFUL VIOLATIONS
"2 Companies Face Federal Safety Charges." Associated Press, 12 December 02.
CONFINED SPACES
"Man Dies While Cleaning Company's Water Tank." Chicago Tribune, 9 December 02.
ERGONOMICS
"Ergo-Injury Debate has No End in Sight." 11 December 02.
09 DECEMBER 02, Issue 296
In this issue:
SPILL
"Spain's Aznar Takes On Oil Spill Crisis." Associated Press, 7 December 02.
"Oil Slicks Hit Protected Spanish Islands." Associated Press, 5 December 02. "Extracting Tanker's Oil a Tough Task." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 23 November 02. "New Slick Closes In on Spain." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1 December 02, A11.
"Winds Keep Giant Slick Off Spanish Coast." Associated Press, 1 December 02.
"France, Spain to Impose Tanker Controls." Associated Press, 26 November 02.
"Time Bomb in Ocean -- Oil Tanker Breaks Up." San Francisco Chronicle, 20 November 02. "Oil Laden Tanker Sinks Off Spain." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 19 November 02, A1, A9. "Oil Spill Could Surpass '89 Exxon Disaster." Honolulu Advertiser, 20 November 02, A3. "Sunken Tanker's Oil Could be Salvaged, Experts Say." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 November 02, A5.
"Ship, Tanker Collide Off China Coast." Associated Press, 25 November 02.
"Man Convicted of Pipeline Shooting." Associated Press, 6 December 02.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Judge Lowers Exxon Valdez Damage Award."Associated Press, 6 December 02.
SPILL PREVENTION
"European Union Bans Single Hull Tankers." Associated Press, 6 December 02.
"Aging Oil Tankers Plying S.F. Bay." San Francisco Chronicle, 24 November 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"The U.S. Military Must Clean Up Its Toxic Trail." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 November 02.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Found in Environmental Agency." Associated Press, 1 December 02.
DIOXIN
"Mich. Weighs Lower Dioxin Standards." Washington Post, 6 December 02, A2.
MERCURY
"Study Looks at Mercury-Tainted Fish." Associated Press, 29 November 02.
MOLD
"Mold in Schools Draining Funds." Associated Press, 24 November 02.
PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"Regulators to Phase Out Toxic Chemical." Associated Press, 6 December 02.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
Incinerating Chemical Weapons is Safe, Storage is Not, New Report Says." Associated Press, 3 December 02."Unexploded Arms Require Big Cleanup At 16,000 U.S. Sites." Washington Post, 25 November 02, A4.
"Unexploded Arms Require Big Cleanup At 16,000 U.S. Sites." Washington Post, 25 November 02, A4.
PESTICIDES
"State Sued Over Pesticide Effects in 'Pristine' Sierra." Associated Press, 4 December 02.
ENGULFMENT
"OSHA Investigating Death of Man at Cinderblock Firm." Los Angeles Times, 27 November 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Navy Fined $90,000 for Hazardous Waste Offenses." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 4 December 02, A10.
"Coast Guard Says It's Ready for Spill Here." Honolulu Advertiser, 20 November 02, A3.
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18 NOVEMBER 02, Issue 295
In this issue:
SPILL
"Spain Fights to Control Slick as Tanker in Danger." Reuters, 16 November 02.
"Fumes Not Linked to Plant, EPA Says." Chicago Tribune, 16 November 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Area Traffic Bursts Limit On Pollution." Washington Post, 16 November 02, B1.
"EPA to Issue Air Quality Standards." Associated Press, 13November 02.
"Accidental Pollution Weighs on Texas City." Los Angeles Times, 11 November 11 2002.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT / HEAT STRESS
"Army Shows Off Chemical Weapons Gear." Associated Press, 12 November 02.
AIR MONITORING
"Portable Anthrax Detector Sought." Associated Press, 11 November 02.
AND LOCALLY
"EPA Says Pflueger Must Cease Water Pollution." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 November 02, B3.
11 NOVEMBER 02, Issue 294
In this issue:
BIRTH OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT
"Retelling the Story of Rachel Carson." Washington Post, 7 November 02, PG24.
04 NOVEMBER 02, Issue 293
In this issue:
SPILL
"Natural Gas Odor Brings Flood of Leak Calls." Chicago Tribune, 1 November 02.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Stops Money for Cleanup At 7 Sites." Washington Post, 31 October 02, A3.
ATRAZINE
"Chemical Affecting Frogs' Sexuality." Los Angeles Times, 31 October 02.
DIESEL
"Panel Tells EPA No Technical Problems Getting Sulfur Out of Diesel Fuel." Associated Press, 30 October 02.
LEAD BASED PAINT
"Lead Paint Lawsuit Ends in Mistrial." Associated Press, 29 October 02.
PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"So. Calif. May Ban Cleaning Solvent." Associated Press, 2 November 02.
ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE
"EPA Plans More Research on Asthma." Associated Press, 5 November 02.
EXPLOSION FATALITY
"Well Blowout Kills 1 in West Texas." Associated Press, 29 October 02.
FALL PROTECTION
"S.F. Opera fined $70,000 for 'willful' safety violation." San Francisco Chronicle, 2 November 02.
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28 OCTOBER 02, Issue 292
In this issue:
CLEAN AIR
"Studies Suggest Administration Rules Could Worsen Air Pollution." Associated Press, 24 October 02.
PCBS
"Ala. PCB Cleanup Pact Is Revised." Associated Press, 25 October 02, A16.
LEAD-BASED PAINT
"Lead Paint Jury Still Deliberating." Associated Press, 25 October 02. "More Alerts Sought on Lead-Based Paint Risks." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 October 02, C6.
AIR MONITORING
"Caltech Chemist's 'Smoke Alarm' for Bioterror." San Francisco Chronicle. 25 October 02.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Chemical in Vials Found at Presidio Injures Staff Archaeologist." Associated Press, 22 October 02.
21 OCTOBER 02, Issue 291
In this issue:
SUPERFUND
"EPA Finding Money to Clean Sites." Associated Press, 16 October 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"After Five-Year Campaign, Health of Bay Unchanged." Washington Post, 16 October 02, B2.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Study Examines Polluted Waterways." Associated Press, 17 October 02.
"Healed Once, Lake Erie in Relapse." Chicago Tribune, 18 October 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Effort to Ease Air Rules Decried." Washington Post, 19 October 02, A5.
"Manufacturers Make Cleaner Air." Chicago Tribune, 15 October 02.
MERCURY
"Study Records Elevated Mercury Levels in Fish Consumers." Associated Press, 19 October 02.
FALL PROTECTION
"Worker Dies in 33-Foot Fall Through Roof." Los Angeles Times, 16 October 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Liability Concerns Loom Over Johnston Dump." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 19 October 02, A5.
14 OCTOBER 02, Issue 290
In this issue:
SPILL
"French Oil Tanker Is Rocked by Blast Off Coast of Yemen." Washington Post, 7 October 02, A12.
"Sludge Spills Into W. Va. Streams." Associated Press, 9 October 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Men Indicted for Chemical Storage Violations." Los Angeles Times, 12 October 02.
ASBESTOS
"Exxon Mobil Settles W.Va. Asbestos Claims." Associated Press, 11 October 02, E3.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"60s Bioweapons Tests Detailed." Associated Press, 9 October 02, A4. "Pentagon Details Biowar Testing Here." Honolulu Advertiser, 10 October 02, A1, A6.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"NTSB Cites 1994 Excavation, Negligence in Pipeline Rupture." Associated Press, 8 October 02.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Official Defends Bush Cut Plans." Associated Press, 8 October 02.
FALL PROTECTION
"Bridge Collapse Kills 1, Injures 9." Associated Press, 11 October 02.
07 OCTOBER 02, Issue 289
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Tanker Sinks Off Japan After Collision." Reuters, 5 October 02.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA: Third of Survey Rivers Polluted." Associated Press, 30 September 02.
DDT
"Study: Calif. DDT Program Working." Associated Press, 1 October 02.
REGULATORY DISCRETION
"Cheese Maker Won't Be Fined in Use of Chemical." Los Angeles Times, 5 October 02.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"EPA Drops Chemical Security Effort." Washington Post, 3 October 02, A17.
WORKPLACE SAFETY
"Explosion Injures 2 Workers at Dump." Los Angeles Times, 4 October 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Cleaners Face $19.7 Million Fine." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1 October 02, A3.
"EPA's Inspection Report Disputed." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 October 02, B1.
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30 SEPTEMBER 02, Issue 288
In this issue:
SPILL
"ExxonMobil to Pay $4.7M for Spill." Associated Press, 25 September 02.
DECONTAMINATION
"Anthrax Cleanup Test Ordered." Washington Post, 27 September 02, A11.
TOXICOLOGY
"College Vows Chemical Elimination." Associated Press, 28 September 02.
SCAFFOLD
"Scaffold Accident Injures 1 Worker." Chicago Tribune, 28 September 02.
23 SEPTEMBER 02, Issue 287
In this issue:
SPILL
"Workers Neutralizing Acid From Train." Associated Press, 16 September 02.
"Chemical Spill Forces Evacuations." Associated Press, 18 September 02.
"S.African Oil-Spill Ship Could Ravage Prized Coast." Reuters, 16 September 02.
LEAD-BASED PAINT
"R.I.'s Novel Suit Targets Makers of Lead Paint." Washington Post, 21 September 02, A2. "Lead-Poisoning Suits Target Paint Makers." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 21 September 02, A10.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Postpones Chemical Disposal." Associated Press, 20 September 02.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"U.S. to Rethink Clean Water Rules." Washington Post, 20 September 02, A11.
TOXICOLOGY
"Respiratory Ills Plague Ground Zero Workers." Washington Post, 16 September 02, A3.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Chemical Board OKs Safety Measures." Associated Press, 18 September 02.
"Chemical Industry vs. Safety." Los Angeles Times, 18 September 02.
16 SEPTEMBER 02, Issue 286
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Tanker Explodes Off China Coast."Associated Press, 11 September 02.
"Grounded Ship in S. Africa Leaks Oil." Associated Press, 13 September 02.
"Rail Car Explodes at BASF Plant." Associated Press, 13 September 02.
"Tank Explodes at Alabama Plant." Associated Press, 9 September 02.
"Some Oil may Never be Removed from Ship Near Golden Gate." Associated Press, 11 September 02.
SUPERFUND
"Old Dump Complicates Cleanup of Asbestos." Chicago Tribune, 11 September 02.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Issues Rules on Off-Road Engine."Associated Press, 13 September 02.
PERCHLORATE
"California Says County Covered up Cold War Contaminant." Associated Press, 12 September 02.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Feds: Fine Phone Co. in Job Death." Associated Press, 9 September 02.
WORKER SAFETY
"Work Deaths, Injuries on Rise in China." Associated Press, 11 September 02. "China Cracking Down on Worker Safety." Honolulu Advertiser, 9 September 02, C1.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"Chemist: Lab Conditions Caused Cancer." Associated Press, 10 September 02.
SCAFFOLDS
"OSHA: No Scaffold Violations." Chicago Tribune, 10 September 02.
09 SEPTEMBER 02, Issue 285
In this issue:
SPILL
"A Toxic Legacy Lingers as Cleanup Efforts Fall Short." Los Angeles Times, 4 September 02.
SUPERFUND
"Polluted Bayou Near Houston Ship Channel Added to Superfund Cleanup List." Associated Press, 7 September 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Clean Air Act Changes Would Worsen Pollution, Critics Say." Los Angeles Times, 4 September 02.
ARSENIC
"Arsenic Lingers in Treated Wood." Washington Post, 29 August 02, A2.
DIESEL
"EPA Links Lung Cancer, Diesel Exhaust." Washington Post, 4 September 02, A2. "Diesel Exhaust Linked to Cancer." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 September 02, A3.
LEAD
"Chicago Sues Lead Paint Companies." Associated Press, 6 September 02.
"Landlords Cited Over Lead Paint." Chicago Tribune, 7 September 02.
EYE PROTECTION
"Report: Herbicide Causes Eye Damage." Associated Press, 5 September 02.
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
"Experts Begin Chemical Weapons Dig." Associated Press, 5 September 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Woman Files Suit in Mercury Case." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 28 August 02, A3.
"EPA OKs Plan to Shut Weapons Facility." Associated Press, 6 September 02. "EPA Approves Army's Closure Plan for Johnston Atoll." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 6 September 02, A3.
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26 AUGUST 02, Issue 284
In this issue:
SPILL
"Miami Airport Concourse Evacuated." Associated Press, 21 August 02.
"Acid Leak Causes Evacuations in Novato." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 August 02.
"Fuel oil cleanup delaying barges on Sanitary and Ship Canal." Chicago Tribune, 24 August 02.
"Czech Plant Leaked Hundreds of Pounds of Deadly Gas." Reuters, 24 August 02.
"Leak Forces Evacuation in Dutch Town." Associated Press, 20 August 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Cloud Over Russia's Poison Gas Disposal." Washington Post, 24 August 02, A1.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"U.S. Destroying Chemical Weapons." Associated Press, 22 August 02.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"Officials Guard Against Leaks at Gas Stations." Los Angeles Times,19 August 02.
ASBESTOS
"Hercules had 8,950 Unresolved Asbestos Claims as of June." Associated Press, 23 August 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Legislator Questions Disposal of Tainted Soil." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 24 August 02, A1, A6.
19 AUGUST 02, Issue 283
In this issue:
SPILL
"Freight Car Leaks Chemicals in Mo." Associated Press, 14 August 02.
"Flame Retardant Kills Fish in Ore." Associated Press, 17 August 02.
SUPERFUND
"Antioch Landfill may Become Park." Chicago Tribune, 15 August 02.
"EPA Puts Idahoans in Charge of Cleanup." Associated Press, 14 August 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Arco Says EPA Cleanup Plan Invasive." Associated Press, 16 August 02.
CLEAN AIR
"Oceans My Help Clean the Air." Associated Press, 16 August 02.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Asians Keep Finding WWII Bombs." Associated Press, 14 August 02.
EMERGENCY PLANNING
"Federal Workers Get Evacuation Plan." Washington Post, 17 August 02.
FALL PROTECTION
"Gate Bridge Worker Falls to His Death." Francisco Chronicle, 14 August 02.
12 AUGUST 02, Issue 282
In this issue:
SPILL
"Blast Kills at Least 10 in Afghanistan." Washington Post, 9 August 02.
"Freight Train Spills Hazardous Chemical as it Derails in Northern New York State." Associated Press, 10 August 02.
SUPERFUND
"Toxic Sites Fester as Funds Run Dry." San Francisco Chronicle, 5 August 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Court Says Feds to Pay for Cleanup." Associated Press, 7 August 02.
"Presidio Cleared in EPA Dig for Toxic Waste." San Francisco Chronicle, 9 August 02.
"Boxer Pushing for Stricter Cleanup." Los Angeles Times, 9 August 02.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Seeks Leeway in Rules About Dirty Water." Washington Post,, 8 August 02, A11.
COMPLIANCE
"Widespread Water Violations Decried." Washington Post, 7 August 02, A7.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Chemical Plants Face Oversight." Washington Post, 5 August 02. A13.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Gov't to Reverse on Illness Claims." Associated Press, 7 August 02.
ASBESTOS
"EPA Details Manhattan Cleanup Plan." Associated Press, 7 August 02.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Spring Valley Excavation to Focus on 2 Sites." Washington Post, 8 August 02, B3.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Worker Electrocuted at Flight Test Center." Los Angeles Times, 9 August 02.
"5 Injured in Blast at Sewage Plant." Los Angeles Times, 7 August 02.
AND LOCALLY
"State Environmental Fines top $600,000." Honolulu Advertiser, 9 August 02, B5.
05 AUGUST 02, Issue 281
In this issue:
SPILL
"Coal Company Fined $3.25M for Spill." Associated Press, 31 July 02.
"Diesel Spill by Long Beach Marina Caused Closure of Nearby Beach." Associated Press, 31 July 02.
"Task Force will Trace Chemical's Source." Los Angeles Times, 27 July 02.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Responds to Senator's Accusations." Associated Press, 31 July 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"ChevronTexaco Move Angers NE Residents." Washington Post, 1 August 02, DZ3.
CLEAN AIR
'White House Pushes Diesel Standards." Associated Press, 1 August 02.
PESTICIDES
"EPA on Track in Pesticide Study." Associated Press, 2 August 02.
ARSENIC
"EPA to Study Health Effects of Arsenic in Fallon Water." Associated Press, 3 August 02.
SAMPLING
"Brentwood Samples to Be Analyzed After Test." Washington Post, 31 July 02, B7.
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29 JULY 02, Issue 280
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ship Crashes Into Baltimore Dock." Associated Press, 27 July 02.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Gives $27M to Superfund Cleanup." Associated Press, 22 July 02.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Proposes Boat, Motorcycle Rules." Associated Press, 26 July 02.
PCBs
"EPA, GE Agree on Hudson Sampling ." Associated Press, 23 July 02.
PESTICIDES
"EPA's Review of Pesticides Faulted." Associated Press, 25 July 02.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Pipeline Reforms Urged." Washington Post, , 25 July 02, SM3.
AIR MONITORING
"U.S. Forces Test Air for Weapons." Associated Press, 24 July 02.
INHALATION
"Lung Disease Linked to Popcorn Plant ." Associated Press, 23 July 02.
FORKLIFT
"Santa Paula Man, 39, Fatally Hit by Forklift at Naval Base." Los Angeles Times, 24 July 02.
22 JULY 02, Issue 279
In this issue:
SPILL
"Work Begins to Clear Wis. Derailment." Associated Press, 16 July 02.
"Flammable Materials Spilled from Truck Shuts Freeway." Associated Press, 17 July 02.
"State Blames U. Of I. Workers for Fish Kill." Associated Press, 17 July 02.
"Driver Dies as Tanker Overturns, Spills Liquid Nitrogen on California Freeway." Associated Press, 16 July 02.
LIABILITY
"Jury Sides with Exxon Mobil in Communities' Lawsuit." Associated Press, 18 July 02.
WHISTLE BLOWER
"EPA Told to Restore Whistle-Blower's Duties." Washington Post, 17 July 02, A21.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Bush's Clean Air Rules Criticized." Associated Press, 16 July 02.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Meth Labs Make Way Through Kentucky." Associated Press, 17 July 02.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"Ala. Town Gets Money to Buy Masks." Associated Press, 16 July 02.
15 JULY 02, Issue 278
In this issue:
SPILL
"China Chemical Spill Kills 13." Associated Press, 8 July 02.
"Diesel spill on both decks of bridge." San Francisco Chronicle, 13 July 02, A14.
"Wash. Mill Blasts Release Gas Cloud." Associated Press, 12 July 02.
SOLID WASTE
"Texas Tire Dump Raises Fire Fears." Associated Press, 9 July 02.
INCINERATION
"Army to Speed Up Weapons Destruction." Associated Press, 11 July 02.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Mulls New Water Cleanup Rule." Washington Post, 13 July 02, A1.
ASBESTOS
"Critic Calls Cleanup a Sham." Chicago Tribune, 10 July 02.
MERCURY
"Waste facility opposed by Kirk." Chicago Tribune, 9 July 02.
PESTICIDES
"Deformed Frogs, Pesticides Studied." Associated Press, 8 July 02.
ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE
"EPA Found Unready for Terrorism." Washington Post, 9 July 02, A19.
TEENAGE WORKERS
"Teens Face Danger Working Summer Jobs." Associated Press, 9 July 02. "Safety Often Overlooked in Teen Jobs." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 9 July 02, C5.
FALL PROTECTION
"Tree Trimmer Dies in 60-Foot Fall." Los Angeles Times, 12 July 02.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
" Owner of Minden aerosal plant in deadly blast fined $112,800." Associated Press, 11 July 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Stores Pulling Treated Lumber." Honolulu Advertiser, 8 July 02, B1, B6.
08 JULY 02, Issue 277
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ecuador: Oil Spill Damage Minimal." Associated Press, 5 July 5, 2002.
"Hazardous Chemicals Truck Stolen." Associated Press, 6 July 02.
"Dangerous Old Chemicals Close Part of East LA College." Associated Press, 3 July 02.
SUPERFUND
"Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Delayed, EPA Inspector Reports." Washington Post, 2 July 02, A2.
"States Unhappy Without Superfund Funds." Associated Press, 2 July 02.
LIABILITY
"Durbin Wants Firms to Pay Pollution Bill." Chicago Tribune, 6 July 02.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA's Clear Skies Plan has Skeptics." Associated Press, 1 July 02.
ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT
"Judge: EPA Violated Species Act." Associated Press, 3 July 02.
TOXICOLOGY
"Study Shows Chemicals Affect Sperm." Associated Press, 2 July 02.
"Irradiated Mail Linked to Illness." Associated Press, 2 July 02.
LABORATORY SAFETY
"School Chemistry Labs - Scene of Some Frightening Accidents - Expose Lack of Safety Oversight." Associated Press, 6 July 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Isle Vermiculite Facility Cleaned of Asbestos Under EPA Watch." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 3 July 02, A3.
01 JULY 02, Issue 276
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gas Spill No Threat For Now, EPA Says." Washington Post, 26 June 02, B2.
"Angola Fines Chevron for Oil Spills." Associated Press, 28 June 28 02.
"7 Hurt in Conn. Chem Lab Explosion." Associated Press, 25 June 02. "Chemical Drum Explodes at Pfizer Lab, Injuring 5." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 25 June 02, A11.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"NTSB Faults Gov't for Plant Blast." Associated Press, 26 June 02.
"Pharmaceutical Company Charged in Hazardous Shipment from Miami."Associated Press, 27 June 02.
ARSENIC
"Arsenic Cleanup Questions Linger." Washington Post, 27 June 02, B1.
LEAD
"EPA Approves Company's Shipping Plan Outside Lead Smelter in Herculaneum, Mo." Associated Press, 27 June 02.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"20,000 Gas Masks Ordered for Capitol." Associated Press, 26 June 02.
ACCIDENT/INJURY RECORDS
"Auto Union and Honda Dispute Safety Record at Plants in Ohio." New York Times, 26 June 02.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Worker Loses Leg in Accident." Los Angeles Times, 27 June 02.
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24 JUNE 02, Issue 275
In this issue:
SPILL
"Judge Reopens Galapagos Oil Spill Case." Associated Press, 18 June 02.
"Rescuers search for survivors after blast in Chinese coal mine kills 111." Associated Press, 21 June 02. "Chinese Officials Investigate Gas Blast that Killed 111 Workers in a Coal Mine." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 21 June 02, C8.
"Acid Spill Shuts I-880 in Fremont ." San Francisco Chronicle, 21 June 02, A18.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Poisoning Probe Widens." Associated Press, 20 June 02. "Hawaii Warned of Asbestos in Homes." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 June 02, A5.
LEAD
"China's Children Suffer from Lead Poisoning." San Francisco Chronicle, 20 June 02.
PCBS
"Co. Fined for Environmental Damage." Associated Press, 20 June 02.
CHEMICAL SECURITY
"Chemical Security Process Unveiled." Associated Press, 17 June 02.
FALL PROTECTION
"Worker Injured after Fall in Braidwood Water Tank." Chicago Tribune, 18 June 02.
SCAFFOLDING
"3 Companies Fined in Worker's Death on Bay Bridge." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 June 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Navy Plans More Soil Cleanup Near Whitmore Village." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 June 02, B3.
17 JUNE 02, Issue 274
In this issue:
SPILL
"Singapore Says Oil Spill Cleaned Up."Associated Press, 15 June 02.
"Cyanide Spill Cleaned Up at Mineral County Mine." Associated Press, 12 June 02.
"Acid Spill Forces Evacuations in Pa." Associated Press, 14 June 02.
"Freeway Closed in Oceanside Area after Jet Fuel Spill." Associated Press, 12 June 02.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Exxon Mobil Seeks Reduced Damages." Associated Press, 12 June 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Proposes To Ease Rules On Clean Air." Washington Post, 14 June 02, A1. "EPA Proposes Easing Air-Pollution Rules." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 13 June 02, A9. "EPA Easing Rules for Utilities." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 June 02, A9.
DIESEL
"Study: Off-Road Diesel Engines Take Health Toll." Washington Post, 11 June 02, A8.
PESTICIDES
"EPA OKs Safety of Many Pesticides." Associated Press, 11 June 02.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"U.S. Faulted on Chemical Plants' Security." Washington Post, 13 June 02, A10.
10 JUNE 02, Issue 273
In this issue:
SPILL
"Study Says Oil Spill Ravaged Iguanas." New York Times, 6 June 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"IBP Pays Neb. $1.85 M in Settlement." Associated Press, 5 June 02.
"Hazardous Waste Site to Be Closed by State." Los Angeles Times, 5 June 02.
CLEAN AIR
"Air Pollution Deaths Overstated, Study Finds." Los Angeles Times, 6 June 02.
PESTICIDES
"Group Wants Weedkiller Off Market."Associated Press, 3 June 02.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Chemical, Water Plants to Be Checked." Associated Press, 7 June 02.
DIESEL
"Gov't Pushes Diesel Pollution Cuts." Associated Press, 7 June 02.
MERCURY
"Groups fight against waste plant on Lake Michigan."Chicago Tribune, 8 June 02.
03 JUNE 02, Issue 272
In this issue:
SPILL
"Derailment Keeps Mich. City Evacuated." Associated Press, 30 May 02.
"Worker Dies in Thai Chemical Leak." The Associated Press, 31 May 02.
"Little Petroleum Spills' Big Effects." Washington Post, 24 May 02, A2.
"Plan Tries To Repair Damage of Oil Spill." Washington Post, 31 May 02, B1.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Court Rejects Parts of EPA Haze Plan." Washington Post, 25 May 02, A10.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"EPA Reports Decline in Pollution." Washington Post, 24 May 02, A6. "Isle Chemical Report is Criticized." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 24 May 02, A2.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Court: EPA Can Limit River Runoff." Associated Press, 1 June 02.
CLEAN WATER
"Cruise Industry's Pollution Assailed." Washington Post, 30 May 02, A2.
ASBESTOS
"Officials Release WTC Asbestos Study." Associated Press, 30 May 02.
CYANIDE
"Containers of Cyanide Recovered In Mexico." Washington Post, 30 May 02, A22.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Chemical Board Suggests Rule Change." Associated Press, 30 May 02.
LABELING
"Mislabeling Cited in Mystery Illness." Associated Press, 22 May 02.
CANCER
"EPA: Toxic Chemicals Are Cancer Risk." Associated Press, 1 June 02.
TRAINING
"Chinese Workers Offered Safety Program." Associated Press, 29 May 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Coast Guard Sinks Crippled Ship Insiko." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 25 May 02, A3.
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13 MAY 02, Issue 271
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Leak Closes Stretch of River." Chicago Tribune, 11 May 02.
SUPERFUND
"EPA to Clean Asbestos in Mont." Associated Press, 10 May 02.
BHOPAL
"Survivors Pressure Dow on Bhopal Aftermath." Washington Post, 7 May 02, E6.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Clean Air Victory." Washington Post, 6 May 02, A20.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Ruling on Dumping of Mine Waste Stuns Coal Industry." Washington Post, 10 May 02, A4.
06 MAY 02, Issue 270
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chlorine Spill Closes Beltway in Montgomery." Washington Post, 29 April 02.
"2,000 Sue Chemical Company a Year After Caustic Release a Year Ago." Associated Press, 3 May 02.
"Hydrochloric acid spills after crash." Los Angeles Times, 4 May 02.
"Texas Plant Fire Prompts Evacuation." Associated Press, 1 May 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA fines Lockheed $1.3 million." Los Angeles Times, 4 May 02.
SUPERFUND
"Contaminant Found in Fla. Aquifer." Associated Press, 1 May 02.
"Saddled with Cleanup Costs, Service Station Owners Seething in Anger." Associated Press, 3 May 02.
ASBESTOS
"Health Tests in Works for Kane Employees." Chicago Tribune, 1 May 02.
CLEAN AIR
"Court Upholds Tougher Diesel Rules." Associated Press, 3 May 02.
"Ethanol Plants Said Releasing Toxins." Associated Press, 3 May 02.
SAFE WORKPLACE
"Weapons Worker Alleges Corners Cut." Associated Press, 2 May 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Chili Peppers the Cause of Mysterious Wal-Mart Ills." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 28 April 02, A14.
"Isle's Anti-Terror Team Gets Federal Approval." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 30 April 02, A4.
"OSHA Inspectors Target Most-Dangerous Work Sites." Pacific Business News, 26 April 02, 44.
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29 APRIL 02, Issue 269
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gasoline Spill Angers NE Residents." Washington Post Staff Writer, 26 April 02, B3.
"Noxious Fumes Force Evacuation in NJ." Associated Press, 25 April 02.
"N.Y. Explosion Injures Dozens, Raises Worries." Reuters, 26 April 02, A2.
"2nd Leak Of Anthrax Found at Army Lab." Washington Post, 24 April 02, B1.
ARSENIC
"Arsenic Inquiry Expands to Md., N.Va." Washington Post, 27 April 02, A1.
BERYLLIUM
"OSHA Warns Labs Against Toxic Metal." Associated Press, 23 April 02.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Would Allow Mine Dumping in Waterways." Washington Post, 26 April 02, A1. "EPA Rule Would Allow Mining Waste in Rivers." Honolulu Advertiser, 26 April 02, A12.
WORKPLACE SAFETY
"Labor Report Criticizes Workplace Protection Plan." Los Angeles Times, 25 April 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Firm Looks to Expand Plasma Arc Technology." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 April 02, B1, B6.
"14 Wal-Mart Employees Treated After Chemical Spill." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 26 April 02, A4. "Exposure to Mystery Substance Ails Mililani Wal-Mart Employees." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 27 April 02, A3.
22 APRIL 02, Issue 268
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tractor Cuts Gasoline Line." Associated Press, 17 April 02.
"Mich. Oil Spill Shuts River." Associated Press, 15 April 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT
"New, cheaper biological method could help clean Leviathan Mine." Associated Press, 17 April 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Study Says 8 Utilities' Pollution Causes Premature Deaths." Washington Post, 18 April 02, A4.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Cleanup to Close Pier Area." Chicago Tribune, 18 April 02.
MTBE
"2 Oil Giants Deceived Public on MTBE's Hazards, Jury Finds." San Francisco Chronicle, 17 April 02.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Settles Pesticide Lawsuit." Associated Press, 19 April 02.
HERBICIDES
"More Than 100 Landowners Sue DuPont."Associated Press, 16 April 02.
LIABILITY
"Lockheed Martin Settles Lawsuit." Los Angeles Times, 20 April 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Chevron Fined for Leak." Pacific Business News, 19 April 02, 5.
15 APRIL 02, Issue 267
In this issue:
SPILL
"Pipeline Rupture Causes La. Oil Spill." Associated Press, 7 April 02.
"Hundreds of Thousands of Gallons of Coal Waste Spilled into Streams in Kentucky, West Virginia." Associated Press, 10 April 02.
"Intense Fire Engulfs Factory." Los Angeles Times, 13 April 02.
"UK Chemical Fire Now Under Control." Associated Press, 12 April 02.
"Leaking Tanker Closes 101 Freeway." Los Angeles Times, 13 April 02.
SUPERFUND
"Democrats Assail Shift in Superfund Cleanup." Washington Post, 11 April 02, A8.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"GE Outlines Hudson River Cleanup." Associated Press, 9 April 02.
"Chemicals Discovery Halts Alaska Missile - Site Work." Reuters, 12 April 02.
LEAD
"Owners Cited Over Lead Warnings." Chicago Tribune,12 April 02.
PIPELINE SAFETY
Families of Boys Killed in Washington State Pipeline Explosion Settle for $75 Million. Associated Press, 10 April 02.
POLLUTION PREVENTION
"White House Move on Toxic-Chemicals Pact Assailed." Washington Post, 12 April 02, A13.
LABELING
"Chemical Companies Change Herbicide Labels to Meet State Ban." Associated Press, 12 April 02.
PENALTY REVIEW
"Regulators: Owner's Choices Led to Fatal Blast at Minden Plant." Associated Press, 10 April 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Hazardous Waste Spills Aboard Barge." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 12 April 02, A5. "Container Leak Forces Decontamination of Matson Workers." Honolulu Advertiser, 12 April 02, B5.
"Firm Accused of Waste Violations." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 13 April 02, A4.
"Stations to Take Hazardous Waste." Honolulu Advertiser, 12 April 02, B3.
"Democrats Will Challenge Federal Ergonomics Guidelines." Pacific Business News, 12 April 02, 7.
08 APRIL 02, Issue 266
In this issue:
SPILL
"Martinez, County May Sue Shell Refinery Over Leaks." San Francisco Chronicle, 6 April 02.
"Derailment of Union Pacific Train in 2000 Blamed on Inadequate Track Inspection." Associated Press, 2 April 02.
OIL POLLUTION ACT OF 1990
"Exxon Valdez Owner Wants Tanker." Associated Press, 3 April 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Plans to Clean Up Great Lakes." Associated Press, 3 April 02.
"Report: Plant Was Open Despite Mercury." Associated Press, 31 March 02.
"Hazardous Waste Storage Firm to Remain Open." Los Angeles Times, 4 April 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT
"Dow to Use Microbes to Clean Up Groundwater Contamination." Associated Press, 4 April 02.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
"Chemist Held for Radioactive Material." Associated Press, 6 April 02.
REQUIREMENTS
"EPA Resists Pentagon's Effort to Loosen Pollution Restrictions." Los Angeles Times, 5 April 02.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Seeks to Crack Down on Spray Drift from Farm Pesticides." Associated Press, 6 April 02.
WOOD TREATMENT
"Wood Industry to Voluntarily Stop Selling Treated Lumber." Chicago Tribune, 5 April 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Smelter Says It Met Air Standards." Associated Press, 2 April 02.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Report Finds Coastal Waters Still Awash in Problems." Chicago Tribune, 2 April 02.
ARSENIC
"Towns Battle EPA's Orders to Reduce Arsenic in Water." San Francisco Chronicle, 5 April 02.
CONFINED SPACE RESCUE
"Worker Falls in Chemical Vat; 9 Go to Hospital." Los Angeles Times, 5 April 02.
EPIDEMIOLOGY
"Cancer Victims' Long Fight Ends." Chicago Tribune, 2 April 02.
ERGONOMICS
"Government to Offer Workplace Guidelines." Washington Post, 5 April 02. "Stress Injury Plan Criticized." Honolulu Advertiser 6 April 02, A3.
AND LOCALLY
"Kahoolawe Cleanup Lagging." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 30 March 02, A4.
"Action Sought in Fuel Spills." Honolulu Advertiser 3 April 02, B3.
"Investing in Workplace Safety Can Save with Lower Cost of Claims." Pacific Business News, 5 April 02, 24.
01 APRIL 02, Issue 265
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Tankers Collide in Gulf of Oman." Associated Press, 25 March 02.
"Texaco Settles Navajo Pollution Case." Associated Press, 26 March 02.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Granted Access to Tire Fire Site." Associated Press, 28 March 02.
"Taxes and Toxic Waste: Despite Bush's plan to shift burden, Superfund will survive." San Francisco Chronicle, 24 March 02, A5.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Mining Companies to Treat Toxic Water." Associated Press, 27 March 02.
"Hazardous Waste Site Seeks to Reopen." Los Angeles Times, 26 March 02.
"Pentagon Approves Water Neutralization for Colorado Mustard Gas." Associated Press, 28 March 02.
"Dirty Water, Hazardous Waste a Cause for Concern for Peacekeepers in Afghanistan." Associated Press, 25 March 02.
ASBESTOS
"Workers to Clear Asbestos Near WTC." Associated Press, 26 March 02.
"Asbestos Testers Improperly Trained." Washington Post, 30 March 02, B1.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"A Win for Clean Air." Washington Post, 29 March 02, A22. "Court Upholds Pollution Limits." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 March 02, A7.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Chief Sounds Alarm on Water for U.S." World. Chicago Tribune, 28 March 02.
FIFRA
"EPA OKs Herbicides Without Permits." Associated Press, 29 March 02.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"U.S. Will Buy Safety Gear for Residents Near Ala. Incinerator." Associated Press, 29 March 02, A21.
RECYCLING
"Plastic Recycling Is a Work in Progress." New York Times, 30 March 02.
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25 MARCH 02, Issue 264
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Carderock Area Eyed as WWI Chemical Test Site." Washington Post, 21 March 02, B3.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"EPA Findings Could For Feds To Redefine Nerve Gas Precautions." Associated Press, 22 March 02.
DDT
"Harman Says DDT Cleanup Is Finished." Los Angeles Times, 23 March 02.
LEAD
"Lead Smelter Owner Will Buy Homes." Associated Press, 22 March 02.
PCBs
"PCBs Study to Precede Cleanup." Associated Press, 23 March 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Will Ease Coal Plant Rules." Washington Post, 18 March 02, A1.
"Ferro Corp. Agrees to Settle Federal Clean-Air Charges Involving Hammond, Ind., Plant with $3 Million Fine." Associated Press, 18 March 02.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Newport Creeks may get Federal Protection." Los Angeles Times, 23 March 02.
"Oakland Company gets Maximum Fine for Wastewater Violation." Associated Press, 19 March 02.
18 MARCH 02, Issue 263
In this issue:
SPILL
"Train Carrying Hazardous Chemicals Derails in Atlanta." Associated Press, 16 March 02.
SUPERFUND
"Whitman Defends Toxic Dump Decision." Associated Press, 12 March 02.
INCINERATION
"Test Burns Begin at Army Chemical Weapons Incinerator Near Populated Part of Alabama." Associated Press, 16 March 02.
TERRORISM
"Cyanide Discovery in Chicago Subway." Associated Press, 14 March 02. "Cyanide Suspect Bent on Mass Destruction." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 March 02, A14.
MTBE
"Davis Delays Ban of MTBE." Los Angeles Times,16 March 02.
HAZMAT DRILLS
"Hazmat Drill Gains New Urgency in N.Va." Washington Post, 11 March 02, B4.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Gov't., Wood Co. Propose Settlement." Associated Press, 13 March 02.
CLEAN WATER
"Beauty Aids Contaminating Waterways." Associated Press, 13 March 02. "Emerging Class of Contaminants Filling Waterways." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 March 02, A3. "Extent of Drugs, Hormones in Water Alarms FDA." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 14 March 02, C8.
SCAFFOLD
"City Will Sue Over Scaffold Collapse." Chicago Tribune, 14 March 02.
"Scaffolding that Fell on Bay Bridge is Now Banished." San Francisco Chronicle, 13 March 02.
ABOVEGROUND POWER LINES
"Work Site Blast Sends Debris into Traffic." Los Angeles Times, 15 March 02.
AND LOCALLY
"State Falls Behind on Storage Tank List." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 March 02, A1, A2.
11 MARCH 02, Issue 262
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Spill at Iowa Hotel." Associated Press, 7 March 02.
"Spill threatens prime wild salmon spawning watershed in Marin County." San Francisco Chronicle, 9 March 02.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"Upgraded Gas Tanks Are Still Leaking." Los Angeles Times, 9 March 02.
BERYLLIUM
"Military exposed to toxic metal." Chicago Tribune, 3 March 02.
CLEAN AIR
"Study Ties Pollution, Risk of Lung Cancer." Washington Post, 6 March 02, A1. "Air Pollution Cancerous, Study Finds." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 5 March 02, A6. "Cancer Linked to Foul Air." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 March 02, A3.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Clearing the Air on Indoor Pollution." Chicago Tribune, 8 March 02.
TOXICOLOGY
"Agent Orange Victims Hope for Answers." Associated Press, 5 March 02.
DECONTAMINATION
"Cost of Anthrax Cleanup on Hill to Top $23 Million, EPA Says." Washington Post, 7 March 02, A7.
AIR MONITORING
"U.S. Developing Radiation Detectors." Associated Press, 4 March 4, 2002.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"Study: Chemical Facilities at Risk." Associated Press, 7 March 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Clearer Pollution Data Sought." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 March 02, B1, B2.
"EPA Handed Out $3.8 Million in Fines in Hawaii." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 March 02, B2.
"Work Crew Causes Gas Leak in Waikiki." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 4 March 02, A3.
"Mercury Levels Rise in Cleanup Workers." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 6 March 02, A1, A9. "Cleanup Crew Being Retested for Mercury." Honolulu Advertiser, 7 March 02, B3.
"Explosive Missing Along Roadway." Honolulu Advertiser, 8 March 02, A1, A6. "Army Hunts for Bomb." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 9 March 02, A1, A10.
04 MARCH 02, Issue 261
In this issue:
SPILL
"Weather Hinders Tugboat Salvage." Washington Post, 1 March 02, A8.
"China Chemical Plant Blast Kills Six." Associated Press, 26 February 02.
"Brazil Fines Company for Oil Leak." Associated Press, 25 February 02.
RECYCLING
"Tech Trash Poisons Chinese Villages." Associated Press, 28 February 02.
SUPERFUND
"EPA to Add Mont Town to Superfund List." Associated Press, 27 February 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Asked to Review New Practices." Associated Press, 1 March 02.
LEAD
"Lead Levels High Near Mo. Smelter." Associated Press, 27 February 02. "Lead Levels in Kids Near Smelter Alarm Missouri Officials." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 February 02, B9.
SAFE WORKPLACE
"Immigrants Describe Unsafe Work." Associated Press, 27 February 02.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
"Court Tests Employer, Worker Rights." Associated Press, 27 February 02.
ERGONOMICS
"Union Decries Conditions at Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Plant." Los Angeles Times, 27 February 02.
AND LOCALLY
"PCB Removal Underway." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 February 02, B3.
"Mold Plagues State Schools." Honolulu Advertiser, 28 February 02, A1, A5.
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25 FEBRUARY 02, Issue 260
In this issue:
SPILL
"Collision Causes Chemical Leak on Beltway." Washington Post, 23 February 02, B3.
SUPERFUND
"Bush Admin. Wants GE Suit Dismissed." Los Angeles Times, 19 February 2002.
STORMWATER POLLUTION CONTROL
"Builder to Be Fined for Runoff." Los Angeles Times, 21 February 02.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Smart Way to Dispose of Hazardous Wastes." Chicago Tribune, 22 February 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Whitman Rejects Clean Air Plan." Associated Press, 20 February 02.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Nevada State Employees Sue Over Moldy Buildings in Las Vegas." San Francisco Chronicle, 18 February 02.
TREATMENT
"Plant in Surf City to Bleach Waste." Los Angeles Times, 23 February 02.
CYANIDE
"Italian Police Arrest Moroccans, Seize Chemical." Washington Post, 21 February 02, A14.
PCBs
"Jury Rules Monsanto Polluted Town." Associated Press, 22 February 02.
RADON
"Auditors: EPA Wrong on Radon Costs." Associated Press, 22 February 02.
SAFE WORKPLACE
"Problems Found at Philadelphia Mint." Associated Press, February 20, 2002.
"Clinic Staff Blames Remodel for Illnesses." Los Angeles Times, 17 February 02.
PREPAREDNESS
"Nature of Disaster Training Changed After Sept. 11." Washington Post, 22 February 02.
GULF WAR SYNDROME
"Study Examines Gulf War Deaths." Associated Press, 22 February 02. "VA Report Magnifies Gulf War Gas Danger." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 February 02, A9.
AND LOCALLY
"Kaneohe Bay Cleanup to Remove Contamination." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 17 February 02, A13.
"Navy Divers Prepare to Remove Oil from Sunken WWII Ship." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 17 February 02, A17.
"Barrels Dumped in Waianae." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 February 02, B3.
"Toxic Site Poses Hazard to HCC Expansion Plan." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 February 02, A1, A5.
18 FEBRUARY 02, Issue 259
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Spill Draws Olympic Response." Associated Press, 12 February 02.
"Approaching Storm Threatens Cargo Ship Salvage Effort in New Zealand." Associated Press, 12 February 02.
SPILL PREVENTION
"Debate Over Gas Tankers in Bay to Resume." Washington Post, 11 February 02, B1.
SUPERFUND
"Court Rules on Superfund Cleanup." Associated Press, 12 February 02.
CLEAN WATER
"Columbia Basin Fish Still Tainted, EPA Says." Los Angeles Times, 15 February 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Critics See Health Risk in Bush Clean-Air Plan." Chicago Tribune, 15 February 02.
"Pollution from Snowmobile Prompts Respirators." Associated Press, 15 February 02.
CLEAN AIR
"Toxic Clouds Billowed Above Twin Tower Site." San Francisco Chronicle, 12 February 02.
ARSENIC
"Use of Arsenic in Wood Products to End." Washington Post, 13 February 02, A2. "Lumber Firms to Limit Use of Arsenic Coating." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 February 02, D2.
ASBESTOS
"Stadium's Asbestos Cleanup Costs Rise." Chicago Tribune, 16 February 02.
"Dow Chemical is tight-Lipped about Asbestos." Wall Street Journal, 11 February 02.
INCINERATION
"Governor Sues Over Chemical Weapons." Associated Press, 15 February 02.
SAFE WORKPLACE
"Refinery Workers Raise Fresh Concerns about Pay, Safety." San Francisco Chronicle, 14 February 02.
ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE
"Cancer Causes: Are Researchers and Doctors Downplaying Environmental Factors?" SF Gate, 11 February 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Scaffold Topples at Football Event." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 February 02, A3.
11 FEBRUARY 02, Issue 258
In this issue:
SPILL
"Calif. Oil Mystery Solved." Associated Press, 9 February 9, 2002.
"Ship Leaks Oil Off New Zealand." Associated Press, 9 February 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"First Suit Filed Over Chemicals In NW Soil." Washington Post, 29 January 02, B3.
DIESEL
"Diesel Motors to Get a Makeover." Associated Press, 3 February 02.
ARSENIC
"Fearing Arsenic, Asarco Urges Residents to Abandon Wells." Associated Press, 7 February 02.
MTBE
"Ban on MTBE Induces Suit Using NAFTA Provision." Los Angeles Times, 6 February 02.
TOXICOLOGY
"Some Want Ban of PBDE Chemical." Associated Press, 29 January 02.
"Pa. Seeks Cause of Students' Rashes." Associated Press, 9 February 02.
"Study: Gulf War Illnesses Not Unique." Associated Press, 8 February 02.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Games Won't Stop Hazardous Cargo." Associated Press, 9 February 9, 2002.
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
"73 Senate Workers Report Illness." Washington Post, 7 February 02, B1.
CONFINED SPACE ENTRY
"Ship Officer Charged in Death." Associated Press, 6 February 02.
SAFE WORKPLACE
"Forest Service Blamed for Deaths." Associated Press, 8 February 02.
FORKLIFT
"Farm Worker Is Killed in Somis Accident." Los Angeles Times, 8 February 02.
04 FEBRUARY 02, Issue 257
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gasoline Spill Closes Freeway at Rush Hour." Los Angeles Times, 31 January 02.
"Chemical Leak Forces Local Residents Indoors for Several Hours." Associated Press, 1 February 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Testing Done on Wells for Solvent." Chicago Tribune, 2 February 02.
SUPERFUND
"GE, EPA to Dredge Hudson of PCBs." Associated Press, 1 February 02.
ARSENIC
"Arsenic-Laced Lumber Under Fire." Associated Press, 31 January 02. "Pesticide Rule Limits Wide Range of Lumber." Honolulu Advertiser, 1 February 02, D1.
WATERSHED PROTECTION
"EPA Plans Watershed Protection Program." Associated Press, 28 January 02, A19.
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28 JANUARY 02, Issue 256
In this issue:
SPILL
"Group: Oil From Exxon Spill Lingers." Associated Press, 23 January 02.
"Australia Probes Radioactive Spills." Associated Press, 23 January 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
N.J. Cancer Suit Settled for $13.2M. Associated Press, 24 January 02.
SUPERFUND
"Many Schools Built Near Toxic Sites, Study Finds." Washington Post, 21 January 02, A2.
SOLID WASTE
"Japan Running Out of Waste Sites." Los Angeles Times, 26 January 02.
NUCLEAR WASTE
"Texas Nuclear Plant Cited." Associated Press, 23 January 02.
LEAD
"Mo. Families Hope for Buyouts." Associated Press, 23 January 02.
PERCHLORATE
"EPA Says Chemical in Water Poses Risk." Los Angeles Times, 25 January 02.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Fumes May Have Killed Worker." Chicago Tribune, 26 January 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Utility Makes Pollution Settlement." Associated Press, 25 January 02.
WATER POLLUTION
"Bush to Propose Water Pollution Plan." Associated Press, 25 January 02.
CRIMINAL LIABILITY
"Man Guilty in Refinery Pollution Case." Chicago Sun Times, 25 January 02.
21 JANUARY 02, Issue 255
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ala. Chemical Spill Releases Vapors." Associated Press, 17 January 02.
"1 Killed by Toxic Gas after Train Derails." Chicago Tribune, 19 January 02.
"Punctured Gas Main Forces Evacuation." Chicago Tribune, 18 January 02.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
"Stolen Acid Recovered in LA." Associated Press, 19 January 02.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Suits Against Power Firms Justified, Justice Dept. Says." Washington Post, 16 January 02, A17.
"EPA Postpones New Smog Rules." Associated Press, 16 January 02.
WETLANDS
"Corps of Engineers Relaxes Wetland Protections." Los Angeles Times, 15 January 02. "Army Corps Plans to Relax Wetlands Rules." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 15 January 02, A10.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality." Chicago Tribune, 18 January 02.
LEAD
"Lead Town Worries about Its Children." Chicago Sun Times, 18 January 02.
"Rental Company to Test for Lead." Associated Press, 16 January 02.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Company Fined in Del. Refinery Fire." Associated Press, 14 January 02.
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
"OSHA Program Aims to Increase Safety." Associated Press, 14 January 02.
SMOKING
"Asians Absorb Nicotine More Slowly, Smoke Less." Chicago Sun Times,16 January 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Cargo Shippers Under Fire." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 January 02, A1, A5.
"Campsites Proposed for Kahoolawe." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 January 02,A3.
14 JANUARY 02, Issue 254
In this issue:
SPILL
"Exxon Case Alaska-Bound." Reuters, 12 January 02.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"State Extends Aerojet Site Cleanup Date." Los Angeles Times, 11 January 02.
BROWNFIELDS
"Brownfields Cleanup Beefed Up." Washington Post, 12 January 02, A3.
MYSTERY ODOR
"Toxic Fumes Sicken 11 at Commerce." Washington Post, 11 January 02, B8.
PCBS
"Ala. Judge Narrows PCB Case's Scope." Associated Press, 9 January 02.
RADIOACTIVE WASTE
"Nevada Site Urged for Nuclear Dump." New York Times, 11 January 02.; "Nevada Nuclear Storage Cleared." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 January 02, A3.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"White House Warned on Easing Clean Air Rules." Washington Post, 9 January 02, A2.
CLEAN AIR
"In N.Y., Taking a Breath of Fear. Illnesses Bring New Doubts About Toxic Exposure Near Ground Zero." Washington Post, 8 January 02, A1.
CLEAN WATER
"Chlorinated Tap Water Called Risk for Pregnant Women." San Francisco Chronicle, 9 January 02. "Study: Millions Drink Dirty Water." Associated Press, 8 January 02.
OSHA JURISDICTION
"Court Upholds Barge, Tugboat Rules." Associated Press, 9 January 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Small Spill Clears Building." Honolulu Advertiser, 10 January 02, B3.
"EPA Fines Navy in Guam Violations." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 January 02, A2.
07 JANUARY 02, Issue 253
In this issue:
SPILL
"Radioactive Material Hospitalizes 3." Associated Press, 5 January 02.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Monsanto Hid Decades Of Pollution." Washington Post, 1 January 02, A1.
NITRIC ACID
"Acid Truck Stolen From L.A. Company." Associated Press, 2 January 02.
CLEAN AIR
"Pataki Seeks U.S. Waiver on Air Quality." New York Times, 2 January 02.
CLEAN WATER
"Israel Warned Against Pollution." Associated Press, 1 January 02.
WHAT IS A WORKPLACE?
"Court Expands Definition of a Workplace." New York Times, 5 January 02.
SAFETY AND HEALTH CONTROLS
"Phillips to Pay to Settle Violations." Associated Press, 3 January 02.
FALL PROTECTION
"3 Die in 100-Foot Fall in Arkansas." Associated Press, 3 January 02.
SCAFFOLD
"Bridge Worker Crushed. Scaffold Buckles." San Francisco Chronicle, 4 January 02.
AND LOCALLY
"Chemical Spill Forces Partial Hospital Evacuation." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 January 02, B3.
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