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31 DECEMBER 05, Issue 450
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crisis Easing for Latest China Toxic River Spill." Reuters, 25 December 05.
CLEAN WATER
"300 Million Chinese Drink Unsafe Water." Associated Press, 29 December 05.
26 DECEMBER 05, Issue 449
In this issue:
SPILL
"Russian City Braces for Toxic Slick." Associated Press, 20 December 05. "Approaching Slick Terrifies Russian City." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 December 05, A7.
"China Using Chemicals to Clear Toxic Spill." Associated Press, 23 December 05. "China Rushes to Contain 2nd Spill." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 December 05, A7.
"Crews Cleaning Heating Oil Spill in Rahway River." New York Times, 18 December 05.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Proposes New Health-Based Soot Limits." Associated Press, 21 December 05.
19 DECEMBER 05, Issue 448
In this issue:
SPILL
"'Splash' of Metal at Russian Plant Kills 1." Associated Press, 16 December 05.
"Toxic Gas Sends Disney Employees to Hospital." Los Angeles Times, 17 December 05.
"China Starts Dam to Shield Russian City." Associated Press, 16 December 05.
"3 Injured in Classroom Explosion." Los Angeles Times, 17 December 05.
INCINERATION
"Incinerator Casts Pall Over Village." Chicago Tribune, 12 December 05.
NUCLEAR WASTE
"Chechnya Radioactive Waste Storage Probed." Associated Press, 16 December 05.
CLEAN AIR
"Builders in Central Valley of California May Face Air Pollution Fees." New York Times, 17 December 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"DuPont to Pay $16.5 Million for Unreported Risks." Associated Press, 14 December 05. "DuPont Settles Teflon Case with EPA for $16.5M." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 December 05, A5.
12 DECEMBER 05, Issue 447
In this issue:
SPILL
"No Crisis Seen in Russia From Toxic Spill." Associated Press, 9 December 05.
"Appeals Court to Hear Exxon Valdez Case." Associated Press, 6 December 05.
LEAD EXPOSURE
"Study Concludes Beethoven Died From Lead Poisoning." Washington Post, 6 December 05; A8. "Lead Poisoning Killed Beethoven, Tests Show." Honolulu Advertiser, 7 December 05, A8.
WORKER SAFETY
"Oil Company Issues Report on March Blast." Associated Press, 9 December 05.
"Firm Fined for Fatal Flaws." Chicago Tribune, 9 December 05.
05 DECEMBER 05, Issue 446
In this issue:
SPILL
"Toxic Spill Another Blow to Russian River." Associated Press, 2 December 05.
"$1.5 Million Accord in Marshland Oil Spill." San Francisco Chronicle, 2 December 05.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"NTSB: Trains Hauling Gases Must Slow Down." Associated Press, 29 November 05.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"Thousands of Firms Could Stop Reporting Emissions." Los Angeles Times, 2 December 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE/RIGHT TO KNOW
"EPA, DuPont in Settlement Over Chemical." Associated Press, 29 November 05.
ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE
"Groups Urge Soil Cleanup in New Orleans." Associated Press, 2 December 05.
MONITORING
"EPA to Scale Back Testing at Ground Zero." Washington Post, 30 November 05; A10.
WORKER SAFETY
"Chinese Coal Mine Blast Deaths Reach 169." Associated Press, 3 December 05. "Poor Safety Standards Taking Lives in China." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 29 November 05, A9.
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28 NOVEMBER 05, Issue 445
In this issue:
SPILL
"China Blames Oil Company for Benzene Spill in River." International Herald Tribune, 25 November 05. "China Tracks Chemical Spill." Honolulu Advertiser, 25 November 05, A3. "China Pledges to Find Culprits in River Poisoning." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 26 November 05, A8.
"Researcher Injured in Explosion at Lab." San Francisco Chronicle, 24 November 05.
"Momence Train Crash Prompts Evacuations." Chicago Tribune, 25 November 05.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"Water Crisis Shows China's Pollution Risks." New York Times, 24 November 05.
CLEAN AIR
"Distinctive Chicago Chocolate Smell, Pollution to Some, to Disappear." Associated Press, 24 November 05.
LOCALLY/HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Hawai'i Polluters Must Pay $28 Million." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 25 November 05, A5.
21 NOVEMBER 05, Issue 444
In this issue:
SPILL
"Explosions Rock Chinese Chemical Plant." Associated Press, 14 November 05.
"Bus-Tanker Crash in Mexico Kills 38." Associated Press, November 16, 2005.
LOCAL/HAZARDOUS WASTE/STORMWATER
"Hawai'i Polluters Must Pay $28 Million." Honolulu Advertiser, 16 November 05, A1, A11.
CLEAN AIR
"Report: Smog a Problem in Ohio, Kentucky." Associated Press, 16 November 05.
"L.A.'s the Capital of Dirty Air Again." Los Angeles Times, 14 November 05.
MERCURY
"Regulators Push for Mercury Pollution Cuts." Associated Press, 14 November 05.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Destruction of Nerve Gas Resumes in Ind." Associated Press, 19 November 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSUJRE
"Papers: DuPont Hid Chemical Risk Studies." Associated Press, 16 November 05.
14 NOVEMBER 05, Issue 443
In this issue:
SPILL
"High School Evacuated After Mercury Spill." Associated Press, 8 November 05.
"Fumes Send Colo. Plant Workers to Hospital." Associated Press, 10 November 05.
"Leak at Shell Refinery Scatters oil in Martinez Neighborhood."
LOCAL/HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxins in Sea Worry Officials." Honolulu Advertiser, 9 November 05, B1, B5. "Abercrombie Seeks Answers About Army's Ocean Dumps." Honolulu Advertiser, 9 November 05, A1, A6.
BROWNFIELDS
"Building on Brownfields." San Francisco Chronicle, 11 November 05.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Bottler to Pay $1 Million for Pollution of 2 Rivers." Los Angeles Times, 11 November 05.
LEAD
"EPA Promises Lead-Remodeling Regulation." Associated Press, 7 November 05.
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE
"Thousands Sign Up for Teflon Health Test." Associated Press, 12 November 05.
ASPHYXIATION
"Board Looks Into Deaths at Del. Refinery." Associated Press, 7 November 05.
07 NOVEMBER 05, Issue 442
In this issue:
SPILL
"An Old Oil Spill Divides a Brooklyn Neighborhood."New York Times, 1 November 05.
"Army Seeks Cause of Nerve Agent Spill." Chicago Tribune, 1 November 05.
"Noxious Odor Sends Teacher, 11 Students to the Hospital." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 4 November 05.
CLEAN AIR
"China's Next Big Boom Could Be the Foul Air." New York Times, 30 October 05.
"Southern California Anti-Smog Agency Unveils Plan to Reduce Port Polution." Associated Press, 5 November 05.
FORKLIFT SAFETY
"Death of forklift driver at warehouse investigated." Chicago Tribune, 3 November 05.
LOCAL / CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Dumped Toxic Weapons Still Lurk in Sea Off O'ahu." Honolulu Advertiser, 3 November 05, A1, A2.
"Vast Chemical Dumping Found at Sea." Newport News Daily Press, 30 October 05.
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31 OCTOBER 05, Issue 441
In this issue:
SPILL
"Murphy Oil Hoping La. Residents Settle." Associated Press, 27 October 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE/CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Activists: Army Bent Truth on VX Disposal." Associated Press, 25 October 05.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"E.P.A. Backs Bush Plan to Cut Air Pollution by Power Plants." New York Times, 28 October 05.
SMOKING
"Fertility: Nicotine Changes Sperm, and Not for the Better." New York Times, 25 October 05.
ERGONOMICS
"Blackberry Users Learning Painful Lesson." Associated Press, 21 October 05. "Keypad Thumb-Thumping Risks Digit Abuse." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 October 05, C1, C2.
FLAMMABLE ATMOSPHERES
"Report: BP Refinery Had Previous Releases." Associated Press, 27 October 05.
OVERHEAD PROTECTION/CRANE SAFETY
"OSHA Investigating Transformer Accident." San Francisco Chronicle, 23 October 05.
24 OCTOBER 05, Issue 440
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Probing Illegal Alaska Dumping-Report." Reuters, 18 October 05.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Oil Firm Fined for Pollution at Port." Los Angeles Times, 19 October 05.
DRINKING WATER
"Airlines Sign Deals for Water Safeguards." Associated Press, 19 October 05.
DIOXIN
"Judges Allows Suit Against Dow Chemical." Associated Press, 21 October 05.
17 OCTOBER 05, Issue 439
In this issue:
SPILL
"Train Derailment, Blast Kills 1 in Ark." Associated Press, 15 October 2005.
SUPERFUND
"Rocky Flats Cleanup Is Declared Complete." Associated Press, 13 October 05. "Nuclear Plant Site Cleanup Complete." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 October 05.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"New Laws May Let Power Plants Pollute More." Associated Press, 13 October 05.
"ExxonMobil Spending $590M on Settlement." Associated Press, 11 October 05.
CLEAN WATER
"US Reduces Protection of Waters, Wetlands: Report." Reuters, 12 October 05.
10 OCTOBER 05, Issue 438
In this issue:
SUPERFUND
"Superfund Finishes Cleanup at 40 Sites." Associated Press, 4 October 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Great Lakes Plan All Washed Up." Chicago Tribune, 7 October 05.
"Philippine Province Sues Canada Mining Co." Associated Press, 4 October 05.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Court Rejects EPA Air Pollution Revision." Associated Press, 7 October 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"19 with Lung Disease Settle Popcorn Suit." Chicago Tribune, 6 October 05.
POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS
"EPA, GE Strike Deal on River Dredging." Associated Press, 6 October 05.
LOCAL / CLEAN WATER ACT
"State to Pay $52M for Polluting Waters." Honolulu Advertiser, 7 October 05.
03 OCTOBER 05, Issue 437
In this issue:
SPILL
"No Hazard Found After N.J. Chlorine Leak." Associated Press, 30 September 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Dumpsite to Be Studied." New York Times, 24 September 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Officials Warn of New Orleans Health Risks." Associated Press, 29 September 05.
WASTE MINIMIZATION
"Pa. Plant to Turn Waste Coal Into Diesel." Associated Press, 29 September 05.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"EPA Tells Polluters it Wants Less Data." Chicago Tribune, 30 September 05.
DUST EXPOSURE
"Study Planned on Inhaling Dust in Space." Associated Press, 30 September 05.
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26 SEPTEMBER 05, Issue 436
In this issue:
SPILL
"OSHA Levies Record Fine After BP Blast." Associated Press, 22 September 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Survey: Environment a Low Voter Priority." Associated Press, 20 September 05.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"EPA Wants to Ease Toxic Spill Reporting." Associated Press, 21 September 05.
MERCURY
"Women in Coastal Areas Are Found to Have Higher Mercury Levels." Washington Post, 23 September 05, A3.
19 SEPTEMBER 05, Issue 435
In this issue:
SPILL
"Barge Sinks, Leaking Fuel at Mare Island." San Francisco Chronicle, 16 September 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Fuel Oils in Sediment in New Orleans." Associated Press Friday, 16 September 05.
BIOACCUMULATION
"Bald Eagle Tests Positive for Mercury." Associated Press, 12 September 05.
MERCURY
"Tests Find High Mercury Levels in Fish." Associated Press, 15 September 05.
AIR MONITORING
"Chemical Lab-On-Wheels Provides Fast Answers in Emergencies." San Francisco Chronicle, 16 September 05.
12 SEPTEMBER 05, Issue 434
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crews Work to Contain Oil Spill in Brazil." Associated Press, 5 September 05.
SUPERFUND
"Flooded Toxic Waste Sites Are Potential Health Threat." Washington Post, 10 September 05, A15. "3 Major Toxic Sites Flooded." Honolulu Advertiser, 10 September 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Pensacola Opposes Contaminated Soil Plan." Associated Press, 8 September 05.
CLEAN AIR
"California May Temporarily Relax Air Standards." Chicago Times, 8 September 05.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Mexico Beats Deadline, Stops Using CFC." Associated Press, 9 September 05.
LEAD
"EPA finds high lead in Pilsen." Chicago Tribune, 9 September 05.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Proposes Ban on Some Pesticide Tests." Associated Press, 7 September 05.
CHERNOBYL
"Experts Find Reduced Effects of Chernobyl."International Herald Tribune, 6 September 05.
05 SEPTEMBER 05, Issue 433
In this issue:
SPILL
"30,000 Gallons of Ethanol Spill in Kan." Associated Press, 31 August 05.
"Major Oil Spill Seen on Mississippi River." Reuters, 2 September 05.
"Ohio Residents Return After Tanker Leak." Associated Press, 31 August 05.
CLEAN AIR
"New Rules Could Allow Power Plants to Pollute More." Washington Post, 31 August 05, A1.
HYDROGEN SULFIDE
"Gas Kills 3 Crewmen on Ship." Los Angeles Times, 3 September 05. "Toxic Sewer Gas Kills 3 Workers on Cruise Ship." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 3 September 05, A11.
COMPLIANCE
"Union Foundry to Plead Guilty, Pay Fine." Associated Press, 30 August 05.
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29 AUGUST 05, Issue 432
In this issue:
SPILL
"Nineteen Fort Bliss Soldiers Hospitalized." Associated Press, 24 August 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Fisherman Awarded $14.4M in DuPont Lawsuit." Associated Press, 27 August 05.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS STORAGE
"Stay or Go, Army Store of Lethal VX Frays Nerves." Chicago Tribune, 27 August 05.
PCBS AND CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Analysis: Oregon Breast Milk Contaminated." Associated Press, 26 August 05.
OVERHEAD PROTECTION
"Construction Firm Sued in Fatal Bridge Collapse." Chicago Tribune, 23 August 05.
LOCAL / FALL PROTECTION
"Construction Workers Get Safety Reminders." Honolulu Advertiser, 23 August 05.
22 AUGUST 05, Issue 431
In this issue:
SPILL
"Acid Spill Closes Hwy. 101." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 August 05.
"Mercury Spills on Set of 'Guiding Light'." Associated Press, 18 August 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Dump's Cleanup an Urgent Task." Los Angeles Times, 17 August 05.
CLEAN AIR
"Some Summer Air Is Cleaner, EPA Says." Washington Post, 19 August 05, A11.
"Firm to Pay Fine to Settle Clean Air Claims, Some in California." Associated Press, 18 August 05.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"BP Receives Urgent Safety Recommendation." Associated Press, 17 August 05.
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
"Mustard Gas Suit Found in Oakland." San Francisco Chronicle, 17 August 05.
LOCAL / ARSENIC
"Keaau is Warned of High Arsenic Levels at Gardens." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 18 August 05.
15 AUGUST 05, Issue 430
In this issue:
SPILL
"Explosions Rock Chemical Plant in Mich." Associated Press, 10 August 05.
"Tanker Truck Flips, Leaks Fuel on Long Beach Freeway Transition." Associated Press, 8 August 05.
CLEAN AIR
"New Rules Raise Fears of Pollution." Washington Post, 11 August 11, 2005; DZ1.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Waste Storage Lawsuit Ends With a Fine." Los Angeles Times, 11 August 05.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Danger on the way to dump." Chicago Tribune, 12 August 05.
PESTICIDES
"Judge Raps EPA Over Rat Poison Safeguards." Associated Press, 8 August 05.
RADIATION SAFETY
"Radiation Limits for Waste Site Proposed." Washington Post, 10 August 05, A3. "EPA Proposing Radiation Exposure Limits." Associated Press, 9 August 05.
HEAT STRESS
"Labor Board Votes to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat." Associated Press, 12 August 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Los Alamos Lab Incident Sends Worker to Hospital." San Francisco Chronicle, 11 August 05.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Fire Dept. Punished in Downed-Wire Death." San Francisco Chronicle, 29 July 05, B4.
LOCAL / DRUG TESTING
"2% Test Positive for 'Ice' Use." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 11 August 05, A3.
08 AUGUST 05, Issue 429
In this issue:
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Warns States on Plans to Cut Pollution." Associated Press, 1 August 05.
ASBESTOS
"EPA to Test New Way to Remove Asbestos." Washington Post, 3 August 05, A6.
LOCAL NEWS
"Jury Says City Must Pay Worker $1.5 Million." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 August 05.
01 AUGUST 05, Issue 428
In this issue:
SPILL
"Russian Oil Tanker Slams Into Bridge." Associated Press, 30 July 30, 2005.
"Liquid Nitrogen Spilled." Chicago Tribune, 27 July 05.
"Spill Sends Workers to the Hospital." Chicago Tribune, 29 July 05.
"Sunoco to Pay $3.6 Million Over 2000 Spill." Associated Press, 28 July 05.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Stocks Hostage to Fate Of Legislation On Liability." Washington Post, 25 July 05, D1.
PESTICIDES
"Congress Blocks EPA on Pesticide Testing." Associated Press, 28 July 05.
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25 JULY 05, Issue 427
In this issue:
SPILL
"Seven Treated After Ohio Chemical Leak." Associated Press, 19 July 05.
"Workers Exposed to Acid in D.C. School." Washington Post, 20 July 05.
CLEAN AIR
" New Emission Rule for Bay Area Refineries." New York Times, 21 July 05.
RADIATION EXPOSURE
"Report: No High Radiation Risk in S.C." Associated Press, 18 July 05.
MTBE
"MTBE Cleanup Plan Garners Criticism.", New York Times, 23 July 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"U.S. Bodies Have Fewer Dangerous Chemicals." Associated Press, 21 July 05. "Consumer Products Blamed for Toxic Substances in Our Bodies." Honolulu Advertiser, 22 July 05, A11. "CDC Study on Chemical Exposure is Reassuring." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 July 05, A2.
HEAT STRESS
"Farmworker Collapses in Heat, Dies." Associated Press, 17 July 05.
18 JULY 05, Issue 426
In this issue:
SPILL
"Japanese Tankers Collide; Sailor Killed." Associated Press, 15 July 05.
LEAD BASED PAINT
"Wis. High Court Lets Teen Sue Over Paint." Associated Press, 15 July 05.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Not Required to Limit Emissions." Washington Post, 16 July 05.
OSHA
"House Passes Four Bills Dealing With OSHA." Associated Press, 12 July 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Unborn Babies Carry Pollutants, Study Finds." Reuters, 14 July 05.
"Arctic Birds Spreading Pollution With Guano." Los Angeles Times, 16 July 05.
AND LOCALLY
"Fire Shuts Down Palama Area." Honolulu Advertiser, 16 July 05, A1, A2. "Gas Leak Repair Turns Fiery." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 July 05, A1, A7.
11 JULY 05, Issue 425
In this issue:
SPILL
"Pollution Experts Head to Grounded Ship." Associated Press, 5 July 05. "Apparent Oil Spill Under Scrutiny." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 4 July 05. "Mishap Threatens Annual Cleanup." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 5 July 05. 
CLEAN WATER
"Lakes Plan has High Cost." Chicago Tribune, 8 July 05.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Fears Rise in Japan." Associated Press, 8 July 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Study: Plants Storing Lethal Chemicals." Associated Press 6, July 05.
04 JULY 05, Issue 424
In this issue:
GLOBAL WARMING
"British Scientists Say Carbon Dioxide Is Turning the Oceans Acidic." New York Times, 1 July 05.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Five States Sue Allegheny Energy, Units." Associated Press, 28 June 05.
ASBESTOS
"Anger and Fear Over Asbestos Contamination in Wealthy Sacramento Suburb." Associated Press, 2 July 05.
DIESEL
"EPA Proposes Stationary Diesel Fumes Cut." Associated Press, 30 June 05.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Blocked From Human Pesticide Studies." Associated Press, 29 June 05.
TEFLON
"EPA to Review Findings on Teflon Chemical." Associated Press, 29 June 05.
AND LOCALLY
"Barbers Point Pollution Case Settled." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 2 July 05.
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27 JUNE 05, Issue 423
In this issue:
SPILL / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Explosion on Tanker Off Trinidad Kills 4." Associated Press, 23 June 05.
"Explosion at St. Louis Gas Plant Creates a Fiery Display." New York Times, 24 June 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Towing Firm Told to Stop Leaking Oil." San Francisco Chronicle, 23 June 05, B5.
CLEAN WATER
"Pharmaceuticals in Waterways Raise Concern." Washington Post, 23 June 05, A3.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Court Backs Bush Rule for Power Plant." Chicago Tribune, 25 June 05.
LEAD BASED PAINT
"EPA Fines Landlord in Lead Paint Case." San Francisco Chronicle, 21 June 05, B2.
PERCHLORATES
"Pentagon Refuses Test for Toxic Chemical." Associated Press, 21 June 05.
IGNITION SOURCES
"Seven Killed, Buildings Flattened in China Blast." Reuters, 21 June 05.
HEAT STRESS
"South Asia heat wave kills at least 375." Reuters, 22 June 05.
FALL PROTECTION
"Worker Dies in Fall." Chicago Tribune, 24 June 05.
AND LOCALLY
"Asbestos Detected at School." Honolulu Advertiser, 25 June 05, B1. "More School Asbestos Found." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 25 June 05, A3.
20 JUNE 05, Issue 422
In this issue:
SPILL
"2 Blasts at Moscow Petroleum Storage Depot." Associated Press, 15 June 05.
"Moscow's Water Treatment Threatened by Fuel Spill." Associated Press, 17 June 05.
"Nerve Agent Spills at Indiana Facility."  Associated Press, 12 June 05.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Sets New Rules for Cleaner Park Air." Associated Press, 16 June 05.
"Refineries to Spend $1B to Cut Pollution." Associated Press, 16 June 05.
CLEAN WATER
"Study: Lakes Face Major Pollution." Associated Press, 14 June 05.
PESTICIDES AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
"EPA Using Data From Chemical Tests on Humans." Washington Post, 17 June 05, A3.
ARSENIC
"N.Va. Wells That Serve 9,500 May Exceed New Arsenic Standards." Washington Post, 15 June 05, B5.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Homeland Seeks Fed Chemical Plant Security." Associated Press, 14 June 05.
AND LOCALLY
"More Hurt Workers Stay Off Job." Pacific Business News, 10 June 05, 1, 40.
13 JUNE 05, Issue 421
In this issue:
SPILL
"Rusty Anchor Blamed for Tanker Oil Spill." Los Angeles Times, 6 June 05.
CLEAN AIR
"State Sues Cemetery Over Cremations." Chicago Tribune, 11 June 05.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Policy Imperils Kids, Suit Says." San Francisco Chronicle, 8 June 05.
EXCAVATION SAFETY
"OSHA Probes Trench Collapse That Killed 1." Chicago Tribune, 8 June 05.
06 JUNE 05, Issue 420
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION
"Crane collapses in Boynton during storm, injuring 3." Chicago Tribune, 31 May 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE MINIMIZATION
"Dell Unveils Two Lead-Reduced Desktops." Associated Press, 2 June 05.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Utah Weapons Depot Destroys Last of Its VX." Associated Press, 3 June 05.
RADIATION SAFETY
"Hanford Nuclear Workers Enter Tainted Site." Associated Press, 2 June 05.
TOXICOLOGY
"Grandpa's Poisons May Affect You, Rat Tests Show." Reuters, 2 June 05. "Toxin Damage Can Affect Offspring." Honolulu Advertiser, 3 June 05, A1, A2.
CRANE SAFETY
"Crane Collapses in Boynton During Storm, Injuring 3." South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 31 May 05.
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30 MAY 05, Issue 419
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tugboat Pilot Pleads Guilty in Mass. Spill." Associated Press, 25 May 05.
"300 Gallons of Acid Spills in Fairfield." San Francisco Chronicle, 25 May 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Town Stays Adrift on Sea of Gasoline." Chicago Tribune, 22 May 05.
ARSENIC
"Arsenic Found at Development Site." Chicago Tribune, 25 May 05.
ASBESTOS
"Panel Approves $140 Billion Asbestos Fund." Reuters, 27 May 05.
DDT
"DDT May Outlast Eagles." Los Angeles Times, 22 May 05.
LEAD
"Lead Cleanup in Gilberts So Far Safe and Successful, Authorities Say." Chicago Tribune, 25 May 05.
PHTHALATES
"Chemical May Inhibit Male Sex Development." Associated Press, 27 May 05. "Study: High Phthalate Levels in Moms Stunts Boys' Growth." Honolulu Advertiser, 27 May 05, A22.
RADIOACTIVE WASTE/HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Radioactive Waste From Ohio Going to Texas." Associated Press, 24, May 05.
CRANE SAFETY
"Bridge Builder Agrees to Pay Crane Fine." Associated Press, 26 May 05.
23 MAY 05, Issue 418
In this issue:
SPILL
"Report: Oil Spill Funds to Be Gone by 2009." Associated Press, 17 May 05.
"Chemical Spill Shuts School, Sends 3 to Hospital." Chicago Tribune, 19 May 05.
PESTICIDES
"House Votes to Ban Human Studies of Pesticides." Washington Post Staff,, 21 May 05.
MACHINE GUARDING
"OSHA Fines Company in Amputation accident." Chicago Tribune, 20 May 05.
ELECTROCUTION/WILLFUL VIOATIONS
"Firm guilty in '99 death." Chicago Tribune, 20 May 05.
16 MAY 05, Issue 417
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crews Arrive at Scene of Ammonia Spill in Harford County." Associated Press, 12 May 05.
SUPERFUND
"34 Bases on Worst Toxic Waste Sites List." Associated Press, 12 May 05.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA to Sample Dust From 150 NYC Buildings." Associated Press, 10 May 05.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"EPA: Toxic Pollution Fell in 2003." Associated Press, 11 May 05.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"3 Chemical Weapons Bases Slated to Close." Associated Press, 13 May 05.
LEAD ABATEMENT
"EPA Drops Regulatory Effort on Lead Paint." Associated Press, 10 May 05.
METHYL ETHYL KETONE
"Court Tells EPA to Stop Tracking Solvent." Associated Press, 10 May 05.
AND LOCALLY
"Schools On the Alert for Asbestos." Honolulu Advertiser, 9 May 05, B1, B2.
"Record Fine for Polluter." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 May 05, A1, A7.
09 MAY 05, Issue 416
In this issue:
ASBESTOS
"El Dorado Hills Residents Clamor for Answers on Asbestos Risk." San Francisco Chronicle, 7 May 05.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Army to Destroy Deadly Nerve Agent." Associated Press, 3 May 05.
TRENCH SAFETY
"Cal/OSHA Seeks Stiff Penalty in Fatal Blast." San Francisco Chronicle, 6 May 05.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Criminal Trial Opens in Electrocutions of 2 Linesmen." Chicago Tribune, 6 May 05.
FALL PROTECTION
"Penalties Sought in N.D. Bridge Accident." Associated Press, 4 May 05.
02 MAY 05, Issue 415
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tug Pilot Charged in '03 Mass. Oil Spill." Associated Press, 26 April 05.
CLEAN AIR
"California adopts nation's toughest ozone standards." Associated Press, 28 April 05.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Chemical Plant Antiterrorism Bill Gains Backing in Senate." Washington Post, 28 April 05.
BENZENE EXPOSURE
"Petroleum Industry Funds New Benzene Study." Associated Press, 28 April 05.
MERCURY
"AP: EPA Releases Mercury Pollution Report." Associated Press, 29 April 05.
RADIATION EXPOSURE
"U.S. Panel: Open Door to Radiation Claims." Associated Press, 28 April 05.
INSPECETIONS/PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
"Probe Finds System Failed in Ill. Blast." Associated Press, 25 April 05.
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25 APRIL 05, Issue 414
In this issue:
SPILL
"China Factory Explosion Leaves 19 Missing." Associated Press, 21 April 05.
"Truck Driver Dies in W.Va. Chemical Crash." Associated Press, 22 April 05.
"Evacuees Begin Returning 3 Days After Gas Leak Killed 6 in Mexico." Los Angeles Times, 17 April 05.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"D.C. 1, Toxic Waste 1." Washington Post, 21 April 05; A22.
PERCHLORATE
"36 States Face Perchlorate Contamination." Associated Press, 23 April 05.
WORKER PROTECTION
"Wheeling-Pitt Accepts $227,000 Fine." Associated Press, 21 April 05.
18 APRIL 05, Issue 413
In this issue:
SPILL
"Cleanup Crews Respond to Alaska Spill." Associated Press, 13 April 05.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Gets More Time to Address Park Haze." Associated Press, 16 April 05.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Cruise Industry Pushed to Curb Pollution." Associated Press, 14 April 05.
LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
"OSHA Faulted BP for Unrepaired Leak." Associated Press, 13 April 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Study Cites Risk of Compound in Plastic Bottles." Los Angeles Times, 13 April 05.
AND LOCALLY
"Pollutants Cost State $1.8M More." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 April 05, B3.
11 APRIL 05, Issue 412
In this issue:
SPILL
"Derailed Train Leak Prompts Evacuations." Associated Presss, 5 April 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"CDC Critical of Army's Nerve Agent Plan." Associated Press, 6 April 05.
"Toxic Tailings May Be Hauled Off." Los Angeles Times, 7 April 05.
"Toxic Seepage Worries Norco." Los Angeles Times, 4 April 05.
PLACARDING
"Homeland Security Backs Hazmat Signs." Associated Press, 7 April 05.
PESTICIDES/TOXICOLOGY
"EPA Cancels Controversial Pesticide Study," Associated Press, 9 April 05.
TOXICOLOGY
"Report Says No Cancer Death Increase Linked to Field Lab." Los Angeles Times, 9 April 05.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Refinery Warned of Gas Release Years Ago." Associated Press, 8 April 05.
AIR MONITORING
"Bioterror Plans Inadequate, GAO Says." Washington Post, 5 April 05, A10.
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
"New Cotton Fabric May Absorb Toxins." Associated Press, 5 April 05.
04 APRIL 05, Issue 411
In this issue:
SPILL
"Leaky Pipe Spills Crude, Saltwater on Tundra." Los Angeles Times, 30 March 05.
"Captain Gets Probation in Alaska Ship Accident." Los Angeles Times, 31 March 05.
IGNITION SOURCES
"Possible Cause of Deadly Refinery Blast Identified." Los Angeles Times, 31 March 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Firm to Pay Millions for Harbor Cleanup." Chicago Tribune, 2 April 05.
"Valero Refinery Agrees to Pay Fine." San Francisco Chronicle, 2 April 05.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Dumped at Construction Site." Chicago Tribune, 1 April 05.
SAMPLING
"Filters Skew Tests at Field Lab, Critics Say." Los Angeles Times, 21 March 05.
TOXICOLOGY
"EPA Warns on Carcinogens' Risk to Kids." Associated Press, 30 March 05.
AND LOCALLY
"EPA Orders Check of Toxic Site." Honolulu Advertiser, 31 March 05, B1, B5
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28 MARCH 05, Issue 410
In this issue:
SPILL
"Pipeline Rupture Spills Oil Into Reservoir." Associated Press, 24 March 05.
"Twelve Hurt in Blast at Mich. Steel Plant." Associated Press, 21 March 05.
"Diesel Fuel Spills From Barge in Wash". Associated Press, 21 March 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Company Told to Clean Up Lead Mine Waste." Associated Press, 24 March 05.
"In Utah Desert, Tons of Uranium Waste Sits Near Colorado River." Associated Press, 25 March 05.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Disclosure Of Hazmat Rail Plan Requested." Washington Post, 24 March 05, B1.
CLEAN AIR
"Study Finds Toxic Dust Samples in 7 States." Associated Press, 23 March 05.
MERCURY
"New EPA Mercury Rule Omits Conflicting Data." Washington Post, 22 March 05, A1.
WORKER SAFETY
"Death Toll in Texas Plant Blast Hits 15." Associated Press, 25 March 05. "Toll Reaches 15 in Texas BP Oil Refinery Explosion." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 24 March 05, A9. "Texas Refinery Blast Kills 14." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 March 05, A3.
"Texas Plant Had Two Other Fatal Accidents." Associated Press, 25 March 05.
AND LOCALLY
"Pesticide Found in Mystery Vials." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 March 05, A1, A6.
21 MARCH 05, Issue 409
In this issue:
SPILL
"Judge Fines Motiva $10M in Tank Explosion." Associated Press, 17 March 05.
CLEAN AIR
"Ohio Utility to Pay $1 Billion in Pollution Case." Associated Press, 19 March 05, A7.
MERCURY
"EPA Issues Rules to Cut Mercury Pollution." Associated Press, 16 March 05. "Mercury Rules' Effectiveness Questioned." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 March 05, A8.
AND LOCALLY
"Army to Probe Mystery Chemical." Honolulu Advertiser, 16 March 05, A1, A5. "Army Experts Will Check Liquid in Vials." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 16 March 05, A1, A5. "Hazmat Experts to Move Vials." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 March 05, B1, B3. "Chemical Experts Poised to Take Vials from House." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 17 March 05, A1, A7. "Crews Remove Mystery Chemicals." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 March 05, A1, A2. "Team Removes Suspicious Vials." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 18 March 05, A1, A8. "Answers on Vials Likely by Next Week." Honolulu Advertiser, 19 March 05, B1, B2. "Ary Will Test Contents of Vials." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 19 March 05, A4.
"Herbicide Under Fire." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 March 05, B3. "Widescale Dispute on Safety of Glyphosate." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 March 05, B3.
"Ammonia Leak Forces Evacuation of Workers." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 19 March 05, A1.
14 MARCH 05, Issue 408
In this issue:
SPILL
"21 Freight-Train Cars Derail." Los Angeles Times, 9 March 05.
"Chemical Leak Forces Evacuation of 6,000." Los Angeles Times, 7 March 05.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Puts a New Cap on Pollution." Los Angeles Times, 11 March 05. "Clean Air Rules Hit Power Plant." Honolulu Advertiser, 11 March 05, A3.
CLEAN AIR
"Canada Smelter Blamed for Lake's Pollution." Associated Press, 9 March 05.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Tons of World War II Mustard Gas Destroyed." Los Angeles Times, 12 March 05.
LEAD
"EPA Updating Rules on Lead in Water." Associated Press, 8 March 05.
MERCURY
"Mercury Study Identifies Problem Spots."Associated Press, 8 March 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Toxics May Be Risk for Prison Recycling Crew." Los Angeles Times, 6 March 05.
SHIPPING PAPERS
"Jargon Confuses Emergency Responders." Associated Press, 12 March 05.
07 MARCH 05, Issue 407
In this issue:
SPILL
"Hazmat Declared After Train Hits Truck." Chicago Tribune, 4 March 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Fights Waste Site Near River." Los Angeles Times, 5 March 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Judge OKs Settlement of Chemical Lawsuit." Associated Press, 28 February 05.
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28 FEBRUARY 05, Issue 406
In this issue:
SPILL
"3 Students On Tape In Spill of Mercury." Washington Post, 26 February 05, B1.
"Australian Airport Terminal Evacuated." Associated Press, 21 February 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"PG&E Pressed on Pollution Cleanup." Los Angeles Times, 23 February 05.
DIESEL
"Group Warns of Health Risks From Diesel Emissions." Washington Post,, 23 February 05, A8.
HYDROGEN SULFIDE / NUISSANCE ODORS
"Neb. Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Tyson." Associated Press, 25 February 05.
PERCHLORATE
"EPA Sets Exposure Limit for Fuel Pollutant." Associated Press, 22 February 05. "Rocket Fuel Chemical Found in Breast Milk." Honolulu Advertiser, 23 February 05, A11.
21 FEBRUARY 05, Issue 405
In this issue:
SPILL
"Paint Plant Worker Treated After Chemical Spill." Los Angeles Times, 19 February 05.
SUPERFUND
"EPA places Vieques on track for cleanup." Los Angeles Times, 15 February 05.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Device to Destroy Chem Weapons Modified." San Francisco Chronicle, 17 February 05.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Indictment Rallies Montanans." Associated Press, 15 February 05.
MERCURY
"Mercury Risk Overstated, House Panel Says." Associated Press, 16 February 05.
PERCHLORATE
"Safety Limit Set for Perchlorate." Washington Post, 19 February 05, A13.
AND LOCALLY
"Plants Reduce Mercury Emissions." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 February 05, B1, B6.
14 FEBRUARY 05, Issue 404
In this issue:
SPILL
"Overturned Tanker on I-595 Leaves 4 Dead, 1 Injured." Chicago Tribune, 12 February 05.
"5 Workers Hurt in Iodine Spill." Chicago Tribune, 11 February 05.
"1,500 Return Home After Utah Tanker Spill." Associated Press, 10 February 05.
CLEAN WATER
"Bush Plan Could Drain Effort to Clean Up Waters." Los Angeles Times, 9 February 05.
ASBESTOS
"W.R. Grace Indicted Over Mine's Asbestos." Associated Press, 7 February 05.
BERYLLIUM
"OSHA Taken to task on Beryllium." Chicago Tribune, 12 February 05.
MERCURY
"Mercury in Fish Poses Heart Risk for Middle-Aged Men, Study Says." San Francisco Chronicle, 8 February 05.
07 FEBRUARY 05, Issue 403
In this issue:
SPILL
"Complaint Filed Against Mexican Oil Co." Associated Press, 4 February 05.
MERCURY
"EPA Inspector Finds Mercury Proposal Tainted." Washington Post, 4 February 05, A4. "EPA's Mercury Proposal Tainted." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 February 05, A3.
TOXICOLOGY
"X-rays Added to Cancer List." San Francisco Chronicle, 1 February 05.
AND LOCALLY
"Welders Alerted to Poison Danger." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 2 February 05, A1, A12.
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31 JANUARY 05, Issue 402
In this issue:
SPILL
"Acetylene Gas Blast in New Jersey Kills Three." New York Times, 26 January 05.
"Chemical Fire Continues to Burn in Wash." Associated Press, 28 January 05.
"Progress Made in Containing Ky. Oil Spill ." Associated Press, 27 January 05.
"Two Thousand Evacuated, Federal Officials to Sue, After Gas Leak from State Oil Company on Mexico's Gulf Coast." Associated Press, 25 January 05.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"ConocoPhillips to Settle Clean Air Suit." Associated Press, 27 January 05.
CHLORINE/MERCURY
"Chlorine Factories Eyed As Pollution." Associated Press, 26 January 05.
MOLD
"Mold Shuts Down Post Office in Iowa."Associated Press, 24 January 05.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Chemical May Cause Whale Hearing Loss." Associated Press, 28 January 05.
COMPATABILITY
"Noxious Gas Gets Reaction." Los Angeles Times, 26 January 05.
24 JANUARY 05, Issue 401
In this issue:
SPILL
"Mystery Oil Slick Kills Seabirds Off California." New York Times, 22 January 05. "Oil Slick Source Stumps Officials." Honolulu Advertiser, 21 January 05, B1, A3.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Bush Plan Hinders Power Plant Cleanups." Associated Press, 18 January 05.
SAFE DRINKING WATER
"Drinking Water Aboard Airliners Worsens." Associated Press, 19 January 05.
17 JANUARY 05, Issue 400
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil From Wrecked Tanker in Alaska Spreads." Associated Press, 13 January 05.
"Source of Oil Spill Remains a Mystery." Los Angeles Times, 15 January 05.
"Oil Spill in Del. Tops 265, 000 Gallons." Associated Press, 14 January 05.
"Thousands Can't Return Home After Toxic Train Wreck in S.C." Washington Post, 10 January 05, A3.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION
"D.C. Wants Rail Hazmats Banned." Washington Post, 11 January 05, B1.
LEAD
"Capitol Hill Workers Told Not to Drink From Faucets." Washington Post, 12 January 05, B3.
PERCHLORATE
"Health Standard for Perchlorate to High." Associated Press, 10 January 05.
TOXICOLOGY
"EPA Seeking Review on Potential Health Risks of Chemical Used in Teflon." Associated Press, 12 January 05.
AND LOCALLY
"School Declared Free of Asbestos." Honolulu Advertiser, 12 January 05, B1, B6.
"Kailua School Ceiling Falls." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 15 January 05, A1, A10. "Ceiling Caves In at Kailua School." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 January 05, B1, B4.
10 JANUARY 05, Issue 399
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ark. Locals Return Home After Plant Fire." Associated Press, 3 January 05.
"Toxic Threat Lingers in S.C. Train Wreck." Associated Press, 8 January 05.
MTBE
"Shell Settles Leak Settlement for $14.5M." Associated Press, 7 January 05.
03 JANUARY 05, Issue 398
In this issue:
SPILL
"31 Killed in Pakistan As Bus Catches Fire." Associated Press, 30 December 04.
"Oil-Spill Tanker Gets a Quick Fix." Associated Press, 31 December 05.
"Alaska Oil Spill Takes Toll on Animals and Fisheries." New York Times, 30 December 04.
"Mexicans Race to Clean Up Spreading Spill." Associated Press, 26 December 04.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxins Harm O.C. Water, Suit Alleges." Los Angeles Times, 27 December 04.
PESTICIDES
"Dow Chemical Is Told to Curtail Pesticide Sales." Washington Post, 29 December 04, A2.
"EPA Takes Pest Killer Diazinon Off the Shelves." Los Angeles Times, 1 January 05.
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