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30 DECEMBER 06, Issue 502
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Pipeline Ruptures Off Texas Coast." Associated Press, 26 December 06.
"Hazardous spill closes Interstate highway." Chicago Tribune, 28 December 06.
"Diesel Fuel Leaks at Fort Wayne Library Construction Site." Associated Press, 29 December 06.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"Bush Signs Pipeline Safety Legislation." Reuters, 29 December 06.
"Nigeria pipeline fire kills 260." Associated Press, 27 December 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Study: Maryland's Air High in Carcinogens." Associated Press, 27 December 06.
CARBON MONOXIDE
"Autopsy Confirms Carbon Monoxide Fumes Killed Guest at Hotel." New York Times, 30 December 06.
23 DECEMBER 06, Issue 501
In this issue:
SPILL
"Court Cuts Valdez Judgment Against Exxon." Associated Press, 22 December 06.
"Sub Poses Environmental Threat in Norway." Associated Press, 20 December 06.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Outsize Profits, and Questions, in Effort to Cut Warming Gases." New York Times, 21 December 06.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Chemical Plants to Submit Security Plans." Associated Press, 22 December 06.
16 DECEMBER 06, Issue 500
In this issue:
SPILL
"A Toxic Leak Haunts the Shuttle Crew." New York Times, 16 December 06.
"Cleaning Chemical Mix Sends 5 to Hospital." Associated Press, 14 December 06.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"Illinois Rule to Cut Power-Plant Mercury 90 Percent" Associated Press, 12 December 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Va. Panel Orders Power Plants To Cut Components of Smog." Associated Press, 14 December 06, PW8.
"California to Limit Lawnmower Emissions." Associated Press, 11 December 06.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Rail-Cargo Plan Aims to Avert Terrorism." Washington Post, 16 December 06. A8.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"OSHA fines Bellwood firm over fatality." Chicago Tribune, 16 December 06.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Europe Passes Tough Chemical Law." Los Angeles Times, 14 December 06.
09 DECEMBER 06, Issue 499
In this issue:
SPILL
"Evacuations Follow Ill. Train Derailment." Associated Press, 4 December 06.
"Wis. Factory Blast Kills 3, Wounds 46." Associated Press, 6 December 06.
SUPERFUND
"DEQ: High levels of Toxins are Polluting the Pine River." 8 December 06.
CLEAN AIR / DIESEL
"Report Shows Effects of Construction Pollution On State." Associated Press, 5 December 06.
CONTINGENCY PLANNING
"BP submits revised spill plan for Prudhoe Bay." Reuters, 4 December 06.
ASBESTOS / LIBBY MONTANA
"EPA Cannot Verify Asbestos Cleanup." Associated Press, 5 December 06.
LEAD
"EPA May Drop Lead Air Pollution Limits." Associated Press, 6 December 06.
AIR MONITORING
"EPA Sets Final Sept. 11 Building Testing." Associated Press, 7 December 06.
CRANE SAFETY
"Edison Contractor Arrested for Involuntary Manslaughter." Los Angeles Times, 7 December 06.
02 DECEMBER 06, Issue 498
In this issue:
SPILL
"Glue Spill Shuts Indiana Highway." Associated Press, 29 November 06.
SPILL / ILLEGAL DUMPING
"Chemical Fumes Sicken 31 in Philippines." Associated Press, 28 November 06
"At Illegal Dump, PCB Fear Baseless." Chicago Tribune, 30 November 06.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY (TRI)
"EPA Drops Plan to Ease Pollution Rules." Associated Press, 30 November 06.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Court Hears Global Warming Case." Washington Post, 30 November 06. A3.
COMPLIANCE
"BP Refinery Faces $384,000 in Safety Fines." Associated Press, 30 November 06.
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25 NOVEMBER 06, Issue 497
In this issue:
SPILL
"China Punishes Officials for Poison River Spill." Reuters, 22 November 06.
"Accident on 405 Adds to Travel Woes." Los Angeles Times, 22 November 06.
EMERGENCY PLANNING/COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW
"Dozens of Homes Damaged in Plant Explosion." Associated Press, 23 November 06, A15.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / SCIENCE LABS
"Radioactive Waste Sits on School Shelves." Associated Press, 23 November 06.
PESTICIDES / CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Exempts Some Pesticide Use." Associated Press, 21 November 06.
RADIATION SAFETY
"Radioactive Poison Killed Ex-Spy." Washington Post, 25 November 06, A1.
FALL PROTECTION / SCAFFOLD SAFETY
"Fatal Construction Accidents in the City Rise Sharply Over 12 Months." New York Times, 22 November 06.
18 NOVEMBER 06, Issue 496
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Leak Closes Ind. Highway." Associated Press, Thursday, 16 November 06.
"Big Rig Collision Snarls 210 Freeway." Los Angeles Times, 16 November 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"Engineer: Cleanup of Toxic Dry-Cleaning Site Makes Progress." Associated Press, 13 November 06.
PESTICIDES / WASTE MINIMIZATION
"Pesticide Use Rises in California, but Farms Shift to Less Harmful Varieties." Los Angeles Times, 17 November 06.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"22 States Say EPA Too Soft on Mercury." Associated Press, 17 November 06.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Urged on Chemical Weapon Disposal." Associated Press, 16 November 06.
11 NOVEMBER 06, Issue 495
In this issue:
SPILL
"Rail Crew Tried Brakes Before Derailment." Associated Press, 10 November 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Bloomington factory contaminated with PCBs being demolished." Associated Press, 6 November 06.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Suit Is Settled in Refinery Blast That Killed 15." Associated Press, 10 November 06.
EXPLOSIVE DUSTS
"More Dust Explosion Prevention Urged." Associated Press, 9 November 06.
ASBESTOS
"OSHA Investigating Dispute Over Asbestos Removal at School." New York Times, 10 November 06.
LIABILITY
"Record $387.4 million judgment in Citgo fire." Chicago Tribune, 7 November 06.
04 NOVEMBER 06, Issue 494
In this issue:
SPILL
"Toxic Spill Fouls Water Supply for 2 Towns in China." Washington Post, 2 November 06, A12.
"Blaze Started Near Pool Chemicals." Associated Press, 30 October 06.
CLEAN AIR
"U.S. OK'd for Ozone-Destroying Pesticide." Associated Press, 3 November 06.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Contractor: Nearly A Third of VX Stockpile Destroyed." Associated Press, 1 November 06.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"OSHA Finds Two Violations in August Death of Utility Worker." Associated Press, 31 October 06.
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28 OCTOBER 06, Issue 493
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chinese River Mysteriously Turns Red." Associated Press, 24 October 06.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE /SAMPLING
"Tests at WTC Site Reveal No Toxins." Associated Press, 24 October 06.
21 OCTOBER 06, Issue 492
In this issue:
SPILL
"Feds Investigate Fiery Pa. Train Crash." Associated Press, 21 October 06.
"Chemical Spill Prompts Evacuation in Ky." Associated Press, 19 October 06.
"Toxic Plume Prompts Evacuation in N.C." Associated Press, 18 October 06.
DDT
"Michigan City Seeking New Well Water After Traces of DDT Found." Associated Press, 21 October 06.
TEFLON
"DuPont to Study Chemical's Health Impact." Associated Press, 17 October 06.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"10 Million People at Risk From Pollution." Associated Press, 18 October 06.
IGNITION SOURCES
"$6 Million Settlement in 2004 Pipeline Blast." San Francisco Chronicle, 20 October 06.
14 OCTOBER 06, Issue 491
In this issue:
SPILL
"Leak Occurs at Bulgaria Nuclear Plant." Associated Press, 9 October 06.
"ConocoPhillips Co. to Pay $540K in Spill." Associated Press, 13 October 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA to Clean Radioactive Soil in Ottawa." Associated Press, 13 October 06.
"EPA to Investigate Toxic Lake County Landfill." Associated Press, 2 October 06.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Further Study of Chemicals Expected." Washington Post, 12 October 06; DZ3.
ASBESTOS / LIBBY, MT
"High Court Won't Consider Asbestos Case." Associated Press, 10 October 06.
07 OCTOBER 06, Issue 490
In this issue:
SPILL
"N.C. Plant Fire Forces Thousands to Evacuate." Washington Post, 7 October 06, A2.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Global Sludge Ends in Tragedy for Ivory Coast." New York Times, 2 October 06.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA: Great Lakes Cleanup Plan on Track." Associated Press, 4 October 06.
POSTING
"Mammoth Fined $50,000 for Ski Deaths." Associated Press, 7 October 06.
COMPATABILITY
"Lab Explosion Injures 2 Northwestern Students." Chicago Tribune, 5 October 06.
ASBESTOS
"Violations in Asbestos Removal Increasing." Honolulu Advertiser, 3 October 06, B1, B4.
DIOXIN
"Vietnam, U.S. Set New Tone on Dioxin War Legacy." Reuters, 3 October 06.
LEAD
"'Safe' Levels of Lead May Not Be That Safe After All." Los Angeles Times, 2 October 06.
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30 SEPTEMBER 06, Issue 489
In this issue:
SPILL
"Noxious Gas Cloud Sickens Dozens in N.J." Associated Press, 26 September 06.
"Ivory Coast wants toxic ship held, death toll rises." Reuters, 26 September 06.
23 SEPTEMBER 06, Issue 488
In this issue:
SPILL
"Toxic Train Derailment in Texas." Associated Press, 20 September 20, 06.
"Toxic liquids spill in space station." Reuters, 18 September 06.
"Chinese Chemical Leak Cuts Water to Thousands." Reuters, 22 September 06.
"Fertilizer Plant Fire Prompts Evacuation." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 September 06.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA's New Soot Rules Tamer Than Expected." Associated Press, 21 September 06.
CRANE SAFETY
" Company Fined in Industrial Accident that Crushed Crane Operator." Associated Press, 19 September 06.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Congress Eyes Chemical Plant Crackdown." Associated Press, 21 September 06.
16 SEPTEMBER 06, Issue 487
In this issue:
SPILL
"BP cleaning up oil pipeline leak in California." Reuters, 13 September 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Smog Pollutants in East Drop, EPA Says." Associated Press, 13 September 06.
DDT
"WHO Urges Use of DDT in Africa." Washington Post, 16 September 06, A9.
METHYL BROMIDE
"U.S. Has Been Stockpiling Banned Pesticide." Los Angeles Times, 15 September 06.
PEDESTRIAN SAFETY
"O'Hare shipping worker fatally crushed." Chicago Tribune, 14 September 06.
09 SEPTEMBER 06, Issue 486
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Plant, Owner Cited for Hazardous Waste." Associated Press, 8 September 06.
"Rules Ignored, Toxic Sludge Sinks Chinese Village." New York Times, 4 September 06.
GROUND ZERO
"EPA, NYC Blamed for 9/11 Health Problems." Associated Press, 8 September 06. "Study Affirms 9/11 Lung Illnesses." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 September 06, A3.
AGENT ORANGE
"24-Year Agent Orange Study Ending." Associated Press, 7 September 06.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Russia Opens Weapons Destruction Plant." Associated Press, 8 September 06.
02 SEPTEMBER 06, Issue 485
In this issue:
SPILL
"Philippine Oil Cleanup Goes Low-Tech." Associated Press, 30 August 06.
"Leak Prompts Evacuation at Criminal Courts Building." Chicago Tribune, 30 August 06.
GLOBAL WARMING
"California Tightens Rules on Emissions." Washington Post, 1 September 06, A1.
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26 AUGUST 06, Issue 484
In this issue:
SPILL
"Utah School Vacated After Mercury Spill." Associated Press, 25 August 06.
"Del. Chemical Leak Prompts Evacuations." Associated Press, 26 August 06.
"Lebanese Oil Slick Hits Ancient Phoenician Port." Reuters, 24 August 06.
"Toxic Waste in China River Causes Alarm." Associated Press, 24 August 06.
PESTICIDES
"Judge Strikes Down Pesticide Usage Rule." Associated Press, 25 August 06. "Judge Restores Standards for Approving Pesticides." Honolulu Advertiser, 25 August 06, A20.
GROUND CREW SAFETY
"Closer Eye to the Ground." Washington Post, 23 August 06, D1.
19 AUGUST 06, Issue 483
In this issue:
SPILL
"Large Oil Spill Occurs in Indian Ocean." Associated Press, 15 August 06.
"Philippine Province Fights Oil Spill."Associated Press, 15 August 06.
"Mercury Spill Shuts Down Florida School." Associated Press, 15 August 06.
"Radioactive Leak Reaches Nuclear Plant's Groundwater." Los Angeles Times, 18 August 06.
"Klamath River Is Fouled in Crash of Tanker Truck." Associated Press, 19 August 06.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Finishes Work on Superfund Site in Upper Peninsula." Associated Press, 15 August 06.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"Regulators Look to Plug Holes in Pipeline Rules." Washington Post, 16 August 06, D1.
12 AUGUST 06, Issue 482
In this issue:
SPILL
"Perfume Factory Blast Kills 7 in China." Associated Press, 7 August 06.
"Chemical Leak at Placerville Pool Sends 17 to Hospital." San Francisco Chronicle, 7 August 06.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"Corroded pipe shuts oil field." Associated Press, 7 August 06.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"It's Not Hard to Use Fluids to Cause an Explosion on a Plane, Chemists Say." New York Times , 11 August 06.
PESTICIDES
"Fire Extinguishers on Buses Faulted." Associated Press, 8 August 06.
FALL PROTECTION
"Who's At Fault When Workers Fall? "Honolulu Advertiser, 7 August 06, C1, C4.
05 AUGUST 06, Issue 481
In this issue:
SPILL
"Conflicting Reports on Russian Oil Spill." Associated Press, 31 July 06.
"Lebanon Sees Environmental Devastation." Associated Press, 1 August 06.
PESTICIDES
"E.P.A. Recommends Limits on Thousands of Uses of Pesticides." New York Times, 4 August 06.
PESTICIDES / LABELLING
"States to EPA: Label all hazards in pesticides."Associated Press, 1 August 06.
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29 JULY 06, Issue 480
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil From Bombed Plant Covers Lebanon Shore." Associated Press, 28 July 06.
"Blast at Chinese Chemical Plant Kills 22." Associated Press, 29 July 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA ends review of Fox River sediment dumping."Associated Press, 28 July 06.
HEAT STRESS
"Better Get Used to Killer Heat Waves." Associated Press, 28 July 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Paper Co. Wants to Burn Tires for Fuel." Associated Press, 28 July 06.
TRICHLOROETHYLENE
"Study: Water Contaminant Can Cause Cancer." Associated Press, 27 July 06.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Audit Shows Toxins Poorly Safeguarded." Associated Press, 27 July 06.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Widow of Worker Sues Foam Factory." Los Angeles Times, 27 July 06.
22 JULY 06, Issue 479
In this issue:
SPILL
"Alaska Regulators Push Tighter Rules After BP Leaks." Reuters, 20 July 06.
"Crash and Fuel Spill Snarl H-1 Freeway." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 22 July 06, A1, A6.
"Fishing Boat Sinks, Leaks Fuel in Morro Bay." Associated Press, 20 July 06.
"33 Sent to Hospitals; Chemical Leak Feared."Chicago Tribune, 17 July 06.
"Savannah River Reopened After Oil Spill." Associated Press, 17 July 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Georgia-Pacific Suspends Plan to Dump Fox River Chemicals." Associated Press, 18 July 06.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Decatur Worker Dies After Being Burned in Boiler Explosion." Associated Press, 12 July 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Denver Choking on Near Record Smog Levels." Associated Press, 20 July 06.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Chemicals in Household Cleaners May Pollute Indoor Air." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 July 06.
PESTICIDE SAFETY
"High Pesticide Exposure Found in N.C." Associated Press, 18 July 06.
CHINA / ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"China's Big Clean-Up Sparks Business Boom." Associated Press, 20 July 06.
SCAFFOLD SAFETY
"4 Workers Hurt When Scaffold Collapses." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 July 06.
15 JULY 06, Issue 478
In this issue:
SPILL
"164 Hurt in Chlorine Leak at China Plant." Associated Press, 10 July 06.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Feds May Handle Chemical Plant Security." Associated Press, 12 July.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"210 WWII Poison Gas Bombs Found"Associated Press, 12 July 06.
"EPA Fines Hoku Scientific $14,200 Over Violations." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 12 July 06, C1.
PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"EPA Orders Dry-Cleaning Chemical Phase-Out." Associated Press, 14 July 06.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Cites Dow Chemical in Clean Air Act Violations." Associated Press, 15 July 06.
FALL PROTECTION
"City Tree Trimmer Killed in Fall." San Francisco Chronicle, 15 July 06.
FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION
"Hammond Steelworker Dies in Industrial Accident."Associated Press, 14 July 06.
08 JULY 06, Issue 477
In this issue:
SPILL
"EPA Asked to Improve Data Collection on Oil, Chemical Spills." Associated Press, 7 July 06.
"Gasoline Leak Aboard Tanker Prompts Evacuation at Port of L.A." Los Angeles Times, 8 July 06.
DDT
"DDT Study Finds New Hazard to Young Children." Los Angeles Times, 5 July 06.
ENGULFMENT
"OSHA Fines Co-Op After Accident." Associated Press, 5 July 06.
INCINERATION
"Problems Plague Army Weapons-Burning." Washington Post, 4 July 06, A5.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"Coal Mine Air Pack Market Expands." Associated Press, 5 July 06.
01 JULY 06, Issue 476
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Spill in La. Leaves Ships Stranded." Associated Press, 29 June 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Calif. Smog Rules May Be Used Nationwide." Associated Press, 29 June 06.
SECOND-HAND SMOKE
"U.S. Details Dangers of Secondhand Smoking." Washington Post, 28 June 06, A1.
BLAST ZONE
"BP Plant Explosion Damaged Texas Trailers." Associated Press, 30 June 06.
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24 JUNE 06, Issue 475
In this issue:
SPILL
"State Plans to Sue Exxon Over Underground Oil Spill in Brooklyn." Associated Press, 22 June 06.
"Train With Chemicals Derails in Tenn." Associated Press, 2 June 06.
WETLANDS
"Supreme Court Affirms Wetlands Protections." Associated Press, 19 June 06.
CHINA / ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"Spill Exposes China's Environmental Woes." Associated Press, 23 June 06.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Cancer Study Cites Hazards of Indoor Air for N.Y., L.A. Teens." Los Angeles Times, 22 June 06.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"Air Packs at Kentucky Mine not Fully Used." Associated Press, 23 June 06.
17 JUNE 06, Issue 474
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gasoline Spill Much Larger Than Originally Thought, Company Says." Associated Press, 16 June 06.
"6 Injured After Chemical Explosion at Suburban Plant." Chicago Tribune, 14 June 06.
CHINA / SPILL
"Village: Chinese River Filthy Before Spill." Associated Press, 17 June 06.
"China Chemical Plant Explosion Kills 10." Associated Press, 16 June 06.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Plans to Phase Out Use of Pesticide." Associated Press, 12 June 06.
CLEAN AIR
"16 States File Petition Challenging EPA Mercury Rules." Associated Press, 17 June 06.
CLEAN WATER
"Chemical Makers Blamed for Water Pollution." Associated Press, 14 June 06.
BARRIER CREAMS
"Sunscreens Faulted on Cancer Protection." Associated Press, 16 June 06.
10 JUNE 06, Issue 473
In this issue:
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"Air Masks at Issue in Claims of 9/11 Illnesses." New York Times, 5 June 06.
CHINA / ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"China Says Pollution Will Worsen With Economic Boom." Reuters, 5 June 06.
SCAFFOLDS
"Six Hurt at ADM Work Site." Associated Press, 5 June 06.
03 JUNE 06, Issue 472
In this issue:
SPILL
"Explosion at Serbian Plant Kills 4." Associated Press, 29 May 06.
"5 Hurt in Ohio Manufacturing Plant Fire." Associated Press, 2 June 06.
"Oil Spill Closes Riverside Freeway for More Than 15 Hours." Associated Press, 30 May 06.
"Gas Spill Closes Kohler Engine Plant." Associated Press, 30 May 06.
EXXON VALDEZ
"U.S., Alaska Want $92 Million More From Exxon." Washington Post, 2 June 06, A4.
CLEAN WATER
"Zinc Firm to Pay for Columbia River Study." Associated Press, 2 June 06.
LEAD
"Lower Lead Levels Bringing Less EPA Oversight." Washington Post, 3 June 06, B4.
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27 MAY 06, Issue 471
In this issue:
LOCAL / SPILL
"Oil spill recovery halted." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 21 May 06, A17, A23.
CLEAN AIR
"GAO Report Faults Voluntary Programs To Cut Air Pollution." Washington Post, 26 May 06; A3.
"Aging U.S. School Buses Still Fouling Air." Los Angeles Times, 25 May 06.
PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"California Regulators Move to Phase Out Dry Cleaning Solvent." San Francisco Chronicle, 26 May 06.
20 MAY 06, Issue 470
In this issue:
SPILL
"Study: Exxon Valdez Oil Lingers in Alaska." Associated Press, 17 May 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Chemical Found in Water at McHenry County Site." Chicago Tribune, 18 May 06.
BENZENE
"Benzene Found in Some Soft Drinks, FDA Says." Reuters, 19 May 06.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Degraded valve halts Newport's VX destruction." Associated Press, 18 May 06.
CLEAN AIR
"China races to clear the air before start of '08 Games." Chicago Tribune, 18 May 06.
13 MAY 06, Issue 469
In this issue:
SPILL
"100 Oil-Coated Penguins Dead in Argentina." Associated Press, 11 May 06.Ý
PIPELINE SAFETY
"Corrosion Leads to Shut Down of Pipelines." Associated Press, 9 May 06.
GROUND ZERO CLEANUP
"EPA Calls for End of Cleanup at N.Y. Bank." Associated Press, 13 May 06.
CLEAN WATER ACT / MINE CLEANUP
"White House Proposes Mine Clean-Up Rule Changes." Reuters, 10 May 06.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army to Miss Chemical Weapons Deadline." Associated Press, 11 May 06.
MERCURY
"Warning on Tuna Cans Is Rejected." Los Angeles Times, 13 May 06. "Mercury Warnings left Up to Canners." Honolulu Advertiser, 13 May 06, A2.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Town Shudders From Cancer Study." Associated Press, 11 May 06.
06 MAY 06, Issue 468
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Tainted soil found on Navy site." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 6 May 06, A1, A7.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"MSHA Expert: Sago Air Packs Not Fully Used." Associated Press, 4 May 06.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"Officials Find Public in Area Ill-Prepared." Washington Post, 4 May 06, B6.
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29 APRIL 06, Issue 467
In this issue:
SPILL
"No Injuries Reported After Plant Blast." Associated Press, 29 April 06.
"Oil Tanker Runs Aground in Puerto Rico." Associated Press, 27 April 06.
"Five Hospitalized After Explosion at Ford Motor Co. lab." Associated Press, April 27, 2006.
"Chemical Leaks in Ala. Post Office." Associated Press, 25 April 06.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Ala., N.D. Plants Reach Deal on Pollution." Associated Press, Wednesday, 26 April 06.
"Coal Plants Spew More Mercury." Chicago Tribune, 29 April 06.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Drops Plan to Approve Pesticide." Los Angeles Times, 27 April 06.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
"Mine Survivor Tells Families About Failure Of Air Packs." Associated Press, April 28, 2006; A10. "Air Packs Failed in Sago Mine Disaster." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 27 April 06, C7.
COMPLIANCE
"BP Fined Over Safety Issues at Ohio Refinery." Washington Post, 26 April 06, D2.
"OSHA Comes Up Short on Workplace, Safety-Program Evaluations, Report Shows." Washington Post, 26 April 06, D4.
22 APRIL 06, Issue 466
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Suburbanites Sue Over Contaminated Water." Chicago Tribune, 20 April 06.
"Toxic Leaks Tarnish Image of Mich. Resort." Associated Press, 21 April 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Asian Pollution May Harm Washington Air." Associated Press, 21 April 06.
ASBESTOS
"In Old Mining Town, New Charges Over Asbestos." New York Times 22 April 06.
LEAD
"Pepsi Agrees to Get the Lead Out of Labels." Los Angeles Times, 22 April 06.
TEFLON
"Class-Action Status Sought in Teflon Suit." Associated Press, 20 April 06.
15 APRIL 06, Issue 465
In this issue:
SPILL
"Pesticide fumes sicken schoolchildren." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 April 06, B1, B11.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Years After Spill, Pain Lingers." Associated Press, 10 April 06.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Returns Ringwood to Superfund List." Associated Press, 13 April 06.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"EPA Says Toxic Pollution Levels Fall." Associated Press, 12 April 06.
LOCAL / TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"Toxic Waste Release Increases Slightly." Honolulu Advertiser, 14 April 06 B5.
ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANKS
"1 Killed, 4 Injured in Refinery Accident." Los Angeles Times, 11 April 06.
WORKER PROTECTION
"Tropicana Agrees to Fines Over Violations." Associated Press, 13 April 06.
08 APRIL 06, Issue 464
In this issue:
REPORTABLE QUANTITY
"EPA Fines Reilly Industries $88,000 for Hazardous Release." Associated Press, 8 April 06.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Plan Could Let Plants Skirt Limits." Associated Press, 3 April 06.
LOCAL / CLEAN WATER
"City Lacked Consent to Dump Sewage." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 7 April 06.
LOCAL / CLEAN AIR
"Two Landfills Cited for Air Pollution." Honolulu Advertiser, 7 April 06, A1, A13.
LOCAL / ARSENIC
"Arsenic Infuses Soil, but Risks Unclear." Pacific Business News, 31 March 06.
CRANE SAFETY
"3 People Die in Boston Crane Collapse." Associated Press, 4 April 06.
01 APRIL 06, Issue 463
In this issue:
SPILL
"Bottle of Volatile Acid Prompts Evacuation." Los Angeles Times, 1 April 06.
SUPERFUND / TRICHLOROETHYLENE
"Cancer Stalks a 'Toxic Triangle'." Los Angeles Times, 30 March 06.
"San Gabriel Valley a Hotbed of TCE Contamination." Los Angeles Times, 30 March 06.
BHOPAL / DRINKING WATER
"Bhopal Gas Victims in Long Walk for Clean Water." Reuters, 29 March 06.
DRINKING WATER
"EPA May Weaken Rule on Water Quality." Washington Post, 1 April 06, A4.
AGENT ORGANGE
"US Must Act for Agent Orange Victims, Veterans Say." Reuters, 29 March 06.
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25 MARCH 06, Issue 462
In this issue:
SPILL
"One Killed as Large Blast Rocks French University." Reuters, 24 March 06.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Risk of Oil Spills Moves Onshore." Associated Press, 23 March 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Study Doubles Estimate of Smog Deaths." Los Angeles Times, 25 March 06.
"State's Air Is Among Nation's Most Toxic." Los Angeles Times, 22 March 06.
LOCAL / CRANE SAFETY
"Crane Operators Uncertified as State Explores Rule Changes." Pacific Business News, 17 March 06, 8.
LOCAL / CLEAN WATER ACT
"Pollution Data Point Out Permit Violators." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 March 06, B4.
CHEMICAL PLANT SAFETY
"Chertoff Outlines Chemical Plant Security." Associated Press, 22 March 06.
BENLATE
"DuPont Grapples With Legacy of Benlate." Associated Press, 20 March 06.
18 MARCH 06, Issue 461
In this issue:
SPILL
"Alaska Oil Spill Went Undetected for Days." Associated Press, 17 March 06.
"Ind. Spill Halts Destruction of VX Gas." Associated Press, 15 March 06.
LOCAL / SPILL
"Noxious Odor Traced to Lab Room." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 March 06, B3.
LOCAL / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Army Sees No Toxic Threat in Sea Dump." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 March06, B1.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"States Win Suit to Stop New EPA Standards." Associated Press, 18 March 06. "Court Rejects Letting Companies Avoid Pollution Rules." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 18 March 06, C3.
"EPA Clears Way to Regulate Small Engines." Associated Press, 17 March 06.
"Study Backs Calif. on Emission Standards." Associated Press, 16 March 06.
ENFORCEMENT
"Amount of Unpaid Federal Fines Up Sharply." Associated Press, 18 March 06.
11 MARCH 06, Issue 460
In this issue:
SPILL
"Spill May Be Alaskan North Slope's Largest." Associated Press, 10 March 06.
"About 50, Mostly Children, Affected by Chlorine Leak at School." Associated Press, 6 March 06.
"Fuel Oil Spill Birds in Norwegian Preserve." Associated Press, 9 March 06.
MERCURY
"Mo. Agency Sees Spike in Mercury Cases." Associated Press, 10 March 06.
METHYL BROMIDE
"Calif. Judge Orders Stricter Rules for Pesticide." Associated Press, 8 March 06.
CONFINED SPACE / ENGULFMENT
"Dairy Worker, Son Found Dead." Associated Press, 8 March 06.
04 MARCH 06, Issue 459
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crude Oil Spills From Pipeline in Alaska." Associated Press, 2 March 06.
"19 Treated After Mysterious Spill." San Francisco Chronicle, 4 March 06, B2.
"Chemical Leak Likely Behind N.C. Explosion." Associated Press, 1 March 06.
"US Nuclear Plant Leaks Fuel Health Honcerns."Reuters, 4 March 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Residents Fed Up With Brooklyn Oil Slick." Associated Press, 27 February 06.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Plans Cuts in Benzene, Other Toxins." Associated Press, 1 March 06.
PESTICIDES / ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE
"Pesticides Found in Most U.S. Rivers." Associated Press Saturday, 4 March 06. "Most Streams Contaminated." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 March 06, A2.
CHELATION / LEAD
"Two Deaths to Lead-Removal Treatment." Associated Press, 2 March 06. "Chelation Therapy Linked to 2 Deaths." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 4 March 06, A10.
EXPOSURE LIMIT / CHROMIUM
"OSHA Sets Limit on Workplace Chromium." Washington Post, 28 February 06, A6. "OSHA Limit on Toxic Metal Angers Union and Industry." Honolulu Advertiser, 1 March 06, A7.
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25 FEBRUARY 06, Issue 458
In this issue:
SPILL
"Radioactive Water from California Plant Leaks from Tanker." Associated Press, 24 February 06.
TOXICOLOGY / TEFLON
"Steelworkers Lead Teflon Chemical Warnings." Associated Press, 22 February 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Safety of Post-Hurricane Sludge Is Disputed." Washington Post, 23 February 06, A3.
TOXICOLOGY / CHROMIUM
"Chromium Evidence Buried, Report Says." Washington Post Staff, 24 February 06, A3. "Industry Scientists Hid Chromium Data, Report Says." Honolulu Advertiser, 24 February 06, A16.
18 FEBRUARY 06, Issue 457
In this issue:
SPILL
"More leaks at nuclear sites." Chicago Tribune, 16 February 06.
MTBE
"Refiners to phase out use of MTBE." Chicago Tribune, 17 February 06.
TOXICOLOGY / TEFLON
"Board: Teflon Chemical a Likely Carcinogen." Associated Press, 16 February 06.
LOCAL / CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Dumping Sites Targeted." Honolulu Advertiser, 17 February 06, B1, B13.
CHINA / SAFETY MANAGEMENT
"China Orders 35,842 Companies to Close." Associated Press, 14 February 06.
CHINA / ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"China Announces Plan to Combat Pollution." Associated Press, 15 February 06.
CLEAN AIR / EPIDEMIOLOGY
"Study Links 700 Deaths Yearly to Md. Plants." Washington Post, 16 February 06; B4.
11 FEBRUARY 06, Issue 456
In this issue:
SPILL
"9,000 Gallons of Oil Leak Into N.J. River." Associated Press, 5 February 06.
FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION
"Lansing Steel Worker Crushed to Death." Chicago Tribune, 10 February 06.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / TRICHLOROETHYLENE
"State Checking Dozens of Sites for Hidden Contaminants." New York Times, 6 February 06.
BROWNFIELDS
"Finding the Bottom of a Polluted Field." New York Times, 6 February 06.
LOCAL / ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE / MERCURY
"Mercury High in Island Test Group. "Honolulu Advertiser, 9 February 06, A1, A2. " "Mercury Study Downplayed." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 10 February 06, A5.
LOCAL / CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army to Destroy 6 Chemical Weapons." Honolulu Advertiser, 8 February 06, B3.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"EPA Budget Cuts Trouble Environment Groups." Associated Press, 10 February 06.
CHINA / ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"China Pushing Environmental Cleanup." Associated Press, 8 February 06.
CHINA / COAL MINING
"China Reports Rise in Industrial Accidents." Associated Press, 10 February 06.
AIR MONITORING
"Nerve Gas Alert Sparks Evacuation on Capitol Hill." Associated Press, 9 February 06.
04 FEBRUARY 06, Issue 455
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fourteen Hurt in N.C. Chemical Plant Blast." Associated Press, 31 January 06.
"Chemical Spill Near Interstate 5 Prompts Shutdown." San Francisco Chronicle, 3 February 06.
"Total SA to Go on Trial for '99 Oil Spill." Associated Press, 3 February 06.
SPILL / ASPHALT
"Asphalt tank in Jessup explodes." Chicago Tribune, 31 January 06.
LOCAL / SOLID WASTE
"City Fined $2.8 Million forLandfill Ofenses. "Honolulu Advertiser, 3 February 06, A1, A2. " Landfill Fined $2.8 M." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 2 February 06, A1, A7.
LOCAL / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Weapons in Ocean Still Mystery." Honolulu Advertiser, 2 February 06, B1, B6. "Army Has Not Said Where It Dumped Chemical Arms." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 2 February 06, A6.
"Toxin Found at Schofield Range." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 February 06, C1, C4.
CLEAN WATER / CHROMIUM
"Payouts by PG & E Could Total $418 Million." San Francisco Chronicle, 4 February 06.
CLEAN AIR
"New EPA Soot Limits Faulted by Scientists." Associated Press, 3 February 06.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"China's Pollution Galvanizes Peasants to Action." Reuters, 1 February 06.
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28 JANUARY 06, Issue 454
In this issue:
SPILL / AMMONIA
"Ammonia Spill Forces 1,500 to Evacuate." Los Angeles Times, 23 January 06.
SPILL / CHLORINE
"Toxic Gas Leaves Town in Cloud of Uncertainty." Los Angeles Times, 25 January 06.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Exxon Mobil Urges Court to Erase Judgment." Associated Press, 27 January 06.
SOLID WASTE
"Ash Storage Site Draws Concern." Washington Post, 26 January 06, SM3.
AGENT ORANGE
"Korea Orders Agent Orange Payments." Associated Press, 26 January 06.
DRINKING WATER / LEAD
"EPA Questioned on Lead in Drinking Water." Associated Press, 26 January 06.
SUBSTITUTION / PFOA
"Harmful Teflon Chemical To Be Eliminated by 2015." Washington Post, 26 January 06, A1.
MONITORING
"Nuclear Plant Operator Offers Free Tests." Associated Press, 24 January 06.
"Air Monitoring Project to Track Airborne Pesticides in Farm Town." Associated Press, 28 January 06.
EPIDEMIOLOGY
"EPA to Accept Pesticide Tests on Humans." Associated Press, 25 January 06. "Pesticide Tests on Humans Stir Controversy." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 24 January 06, A10.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"China says dozens of chemical plants pose hazards." Reuters, 24 January 06.
COMPATABILITY
"22 Hurt in Indonesia Chemistry Lab Blast." Associated Press, 26 January 06.
SAFETY COMPLIANCE
"A Move to Ease Safety Rules for Some Employers." New York Times, 26 January 06.
21 JANUARY 06, Issue 453
In this issue:
RESPIRATORY DISEASES / CHRONIC EXPOSURE
"Within 7 Months, 3 Sept. 11 Workers Die." Associated Press, 17 January 06. "Noble Work Takes Toll." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 18 January 06, A8.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"AT&T Settles State Suit Over Chemical Storage." Bloomberg News, 18 January 06.
CLEAN AIR
"Curbs on Dust in the West Targeted." Los Angeles Times, 18 January 06. "EPA To Ease Rural Clean Air Rules." Honolulu Advertiser, 18 January 06, A8.
14 JANUARY 06, Issue 452
In this issue:
SPILL
"China to Spend $3 Billion to Clean River." Associated Press, 8 January 06.
"3 Hurt in Fiery Blasts at Paint Plant." Los Angeles Times, 10 January 06.
" Suisun Bay Oil Leaks Cost Railroad $10,000." San Francisco Chronicle, 12 January 06.
SPILL / SHELTER IN PLACE
"Pa. Factory Rocked by Another Explosion." Associated Press, 10 January 06.
SAFE DRINKING WATER
"Bottled Water Test Positive for Chemical." Associated Press, 12 January 06.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Boeing Reaches $30 Million Settlement in SoCal Cancer Suit." Associated Press, 12 January 06.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"12 States Oppose Bush Pollution Plan." Associated Press, 13 January 06.
WASTE MINIMIZATION / PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"Cleaning Up the Cleaners: New Methods Offer Alternatives to Toxic Solvents." San Francisco Chronicle, 10 January 06.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"1 Dead, 2 Seriously Burned in Treatment Plant Explosion." Chicago Tribune, 11 January 06.
07 JANUARY 06, Issue 451
In this issue:
LOCAL / DEPLETED URANIUM
"Schofield Uranium Find Prompts Call for Probe." Honolulu Advertiser, 6 January 06, B3. "Uranium Revelation Upsets Isle Activists." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 6 January 06, A1, A3.
TOXIC ATMOSPHERE / MINING SAFETY
"Search Is On for 13 Miners in W.Va.." Honolulu Advertiser, 3 January 06, A1, A4. "Hoping Against Hope." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 3 January 06, A9. "Jubilation, Then Sorrow.." Honolulu Advertiser, 4 January 06, A1, A2. "Joy Then Heartbreak." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 4 January 06, A1, A7. "Mine Investigators Begin Search for Clues." Associated Press, 6 January 06.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"Governor Seeks 90% Mercury Reduction." Chicago Tribune, 5 January 06.
LOCAL / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Pollution exposure not high at Pearl." Honolulu Advertiser, 5 January 06, B1, B6.
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