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29 DECEMBER 07, Issue 554
In this issue:
SPILL
"South Korea Arrests 2 Captains in Huge Oil Spill." Associated Press, 25 December 07.
"Bottom of S.F. Bay to Be Swabbed for Remains of Oil from Spill." San Francisco Chronicle, 28 December 07.
CLEAN WATER
"Cleanup Estimate For Bay Lacking." Washington Post, 24 December 07, B1.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"Cremation a hazard to the living?" Los Angeles Times, 26 December 07.
22 DECEMBER 07, Issue 553
In this issue:
SPILL
"Bay Spill Costs to Exceed Federal Limit." Associated Press, 18 December 07.
"Fla. Blast Kills Chemical Plant Co-Owner." Associated Press, 20 December 07.
"Mexico Caps Oil Well After 2-Month Spill." Associated Press, 16 December 07.
SPILL / SOUTH KOREA
"S. Korean Oil Spill Worse Than Estimated." Associated Press, 20 December 07.
SUPERFUND
"Closed Dump Set to Be Put On EPA's List." Washington Post, 20 December 07, Z1.
CLEAN AIR
"N.J. Sues Pa. Power Plant Over Pollution." Associated Press, 18 December 07.
ASBESTOS
"Therapist Raises Concern Over Asbestos in San Mateo School." San Francisco Chronicle, 21 December 07.
COMPATABILITY
"Small Explosion at Fox News Building." Associated Press, 17 December 07.
15 DECEMBER 07, Issue 552
In this issue:
SPILL / ANTARTIC
"Ship Owners Sued Over S.F. Bay Oil Spill." Associated Press, 10 December 07.
FALL PROTECTION
"Cesspool collapse drops worker into sludge." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 13 December 07.
SCAFFOLDS / FALL PROTECTION
"Brothers Concerned About Scaffold, Relative Says." New York Times, 9 December 07.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"EPA Pushed to Lower Reporting Standards." Associated Press, 12 December 07.
08 DECEMBER 07, Issue 551
In this issue:
SPILL / ANTARTIC
"South Koreans Help Clean Up Oil Spill." Associated Press, 8 December 07.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Urged to Regulate Airplane Emissions." Associated Press, 5 December 07.
"EPA Cites BP Whiting for Violating Clean-Air Standards." Chicago Tribune, 30 November 07.
CLEAN WATER
"Pollution Rising In Tributaries of Bay, Data Show." Washington Post, 5 December 07, B1.
CONFINED SPACES
"Two Workers Found Dead Inside Empty Chemical Vat." New York Times, 2 December 07.
01 DECEMBER 07, Issue 550
In this issue:
SPILL / ANTARTIC
"Sunken Antarctic Cruise Ship Leaves Oil." Associated Press, 30 November 07.
SPILL / SAN FRANCISCO
"Oil Spill Fuels Debate in Ship Industry." Associated Press, 30 November 07.
SPILL / ALASKA
"BP Alaska Unit Pleads Guilty in Spill." Associated Press, 29 November 07.
SPILL / GULF OF MEXICO
"Pemex: Oil Leak Might Take Months to Fix." Associated Press, 29 November 07.
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"12 States Sue EPA for Data on Toxins." Associated Press, 28 November 07.
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24 NOVEMBER 07, Issue 549
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Spill Near Jones Beach Gets Broad Response." New York Times, 23 November 07.
ELECTRONIC WASTE
"Electronic waste fueling Toxic Trade." Associated Press, 21 November 07.
TOXICOLOGY / BROMIDE
"WHO: 400 Angolans Sick From Bromide." Associated Press, 22 November 07.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Considering Bans on 2 Animal Poisons." Associated Press, 19 November 07.
17 NOVEMBER 07, Issue 548
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Spill Spells Catastrophe for Russian Coast." Reuters, 12 November 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Nail Salon Workers Exposed to Toxic Chemicals, Experts Say in S.F." San Francisco Chronicle, 16 November 07.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
"OSHA Taps Employers for Safety Gear Cost." Associated Press, 14 November 07.
ERGONOMICS
"LAX Hilton Cited for Worker Health Violations." Los Angeles Times, 15 November 07.
10 NOVEMBER 07, Issue 547
In this issue:
SPILL
"Cargo Ship's Fuel Fouls Bay Area Beaches." Associated Press, 8 November 07.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA, Don't 'Stand in Our Way'." Associated Press, 9 November 07, D2.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxic Fluid Leads to Shutdown of Refuge." Associated Press, 4 November 07.
CONFINED SPACES / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Pipe Explosion at Mass. Plant Kills 3." Associated Press, 7 November 07.
03 NOVEMBER 07, Issue 546
In this issue:
SPILL
"Explosion at Iowa Chemical Facility." Associated Press, 29 October 07.
"Derailment Spills Acid, Residents Flee." Associated Press, 29 October 07.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Justices to Examine Punitive Damages In Exxon Oil Spill." Washington Post, 30 October 07, A3.
STORMWATER POLLUTION CONTROL
"Emeryville Metal Firm Fined for EPA Violations." San Francisco Chronicle, 1 November 07.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"Dispute Over Fuel Tank Cleanup Headed for mediation." Associated Press, 29 October 07.
CHEMICAL STORAGE
"DHS Relaxes Chemical Plant Storage Rules." Washington Post, 3 November 07, A2.
CONFINED SPACES / TOXIC ATMOSPHERES
"Toxic Fumes Blamed in 4 Workers' Deaths." Associated Press, 2 November 07.
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27 OCTOBER 07, Issue 545
In this issue:
SPILL
"Mexico Oil Rig Accident Kills 18." Associated Press, 25 October 07.
"Israeli Pipeline Spills 40 Tons of Oil." Associated Press, 22 October 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Orders Pharmaceutical Company to Clean Up Hazardous Chemicals." Washington Post, 26 October 07; B2.
"EPA Revokes Permits for Hazardous Waste Wells." Associated Press, 23 October 07.
CHINA / CLEAN WATER
"China Announces $14 Billion Lake Cleanup." Associated Press, 27 October 07.
LIABILITY
"BP Settles Cases for $373 Million." Associated Press, 26 October 07; D2.
LEAD MONITORING
"Lead-Testing Kits Under Fire." Washington Post, 24 October 07; D2.
20 OCTOBER 07, Issue 544
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Leak Forces Evacuation in Mich." Associated Press, 16 October 07.
"Texas Pipeline Owned by Dow Chemical Sends Flames 100 Feet in Sky." Associated Press, 18 October 07.
CLEAN WATER
"Study Urges US to Better Protect River." Associated Press, 16 October 07.
PESTICIDES / RIGHT TO KNOW
"Calif. Battle Builds Over Moth Spraying." Associated Press, 17 October 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Texas Town Lures Industry, at a Cost." Associated Press, 22 October 07.
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY / FOREIGN BORN WORKERS
"NYC Construction Becomes More Deadly." Associated Press, 18 October 07.
13 OCTOBER 07, Issue 543
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Cars Derail in Ohio." Associated Press, 11 October 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Defunct Drug Factory A Risk, Officials Say." Washington Post, 13 October 07; B2.
CLEAN AIR
"Clean Air Settlement to Cost AEP Over $4 Billion." Reuters, 9 October 07.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Pollution Pouring into Nation's Waters Far Beyond Legal Limits." San Francisco Chronicle, 12 October 07.
CONFINED SPACE / ASPHYXIATION
"5 Workers Died From Smoke Inhalation." Associated Press,10 October 07.
OVERHEAD PROTECTION/ EXCAVATION SAFETY
"Machinery Crushes Worker to Death." Chicago Tribune, 12 October 07.
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE
"Diagnosis: Annual Checkups Overrated." Chicago Tribune, 14 October 07.
"Medical Monitoring Ordered in Waste Case." Associated Press, 10 October 07.
06 OCTOBER 07, Issue 542
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chlorine Gas Injures 30 in Germany." Reuters, 5 October 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA: Cleanup at Former Auto Parts Plant to Cost $1 Million." Associated Press, 6 October 07.
ENFORCEMENT
"Bush's EPA Pursues Fewer Criminal Cases." Washington Post, 30 September 07.
CONFINED SPACE / HAZARDOUS ATMOSPHERES
"OSHA Leads Probe Into Hydro Plant Fire." Associated Press, 4 October 07.
ASBESTOS
"Senate Backs Banning Asbestos." Reuters, 5 October 07.
PESTICIDES / TOXICOLOGY
"EPA Approves 1-Year Use of Pesticide." Associated Press, 6 October 07.
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29 SEPTEMBER 07, Issue 541
In this issue:
SPILL
"Kentuckians Flee As Train Derails, Leaks." San Francisco Chronicle, 27 September 07.
LOCAL / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Hazardous-Waste Fines Hit 3 Oahu Businesses." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 24 September 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / EVACUATION
"Chemical Sends 14 Students to the Hospital." Washington Post, 26 September 07, B4.
DRINKING WATER
"EPA Moves to Make Drinking Water Safer." Washington Post, 27 September 07; B3.
POPCORN / DIACETYL
"House Votes to Limit Diacetyl Exposure." Associated Press, 26 September 07.
MINAMATA / MERCURY
"Japan's Minamata Disease Still Lingers." Associated Press, 29 September 07.
22 SEPTEMBER 07, Issue 540
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crude Spills Into Tigris After Iraq Bomb." Associated Press, 18 September 07.
SUPERFUND
"Landfill Proposed for Hazardous Waste Cleanup List." Washington Post, 20 September 07, B3.
"EPA Adds Oxnard Foundry to Superfund List."Los Angeles Times, 20 September 07.
RESPIRATORY DISORDERS
"Doctor Details 9/11 Workers' Illnesses." Associated Press, 16 September 07.
"Oil Spill Cleanup May Hurt Workers' Lungs." HealthDay News, 14 September 07.
UNDERGROUND UTILITIES
"Energy Firm Convicted in Walnut Creek Pipeline Blast That Killed 5." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 September 07.
15 SEPTEMBER 07, Issue 539
In this issue:
SPILL
"Toxic Spill at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport." Reuters, 11 September 07.
"10,500 Gallons of Gas Spill on Ground in Martinez." San Francisco Chronicle, 14 September 07.
SPILL / BLAST ZONE
"Dozens Dead in Mexico Truck Crash and Blast." Reuters, 10 September 07.
SUPERFUND
"EPA's Pace of Superfund Cleanups Slows." Associated Press, 14 September 07.
CLEAN AIR
"Carmakers Defeated On Emissions Rules." Washington Post, 13 September 07; D1.
LIABILITY / WILL VIOLATION
"Honeywell Sentenced for Fatal Toxic La. Incident." Reuters, 13 September 07.
08 SEPTEMBER 07, Issue 538
In this issue:
SPILL
"5-hour Road Closure After Hazardous Spill." San Francisco Chronicle, 6 September 07.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Sued Over Port Pollution." Associated Press, 6 September 07.
HEAT STRESS
"Heat Blamed In the Deaths of 16." Los Angeles Times, 5 September 07.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL STORAGE
"Substance Found at Office Is Solvent." Associated Press, 6 September 07.
CHINA / COMPLIANCE
"China Closes 400 Companies for Pollution." Associated Press, 4 September 07.
POPCORN
"Popcorn Makers Work to Remove Chemical." Associated Press, 5 September 07.
01 SEPTEMBER 07, Issue 537
In this issue:
SPILL
"Md. Gasoline That Leaked Into D.C. Set For Cleanup." Washington Post, 31 August 07, B2.
"Puerto Rico Fuel Spill Could Harm Reefs." Associated Press, 30 August 07.
CLEAN AIR
"Berkeley's Pacific Steel Foundry Emitting Toxic Metals, Group Says." San Francisco Chronicle, 29 August 07.
COAL MINING / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Gas Blast Leaves 9 Missing in South China Mine." Reuters, 29 August 07.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL STORAGE / PHOSGENE
"Inspectors Find Decade-Old Iraqi Chemical Gas in U.N. Office." Washington Post, 31 August 07; A9.
CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
"U.S. and Russia Cooperate in Destroying Arms." New York Times, 1 September 07.
"Factory Designed to Destroy Soviet Nerve Gas Weapons." Associated Press, 30 August 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"7 Workers Injured in Accident at NW Indiana Steel Plant." Associated Press, 28 August 07.
"School Evacuated After Swimming Pool Chemicals Produce Fumes." Associated Press, 1 September 07.
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25 AUGUST 07, Issue 536
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Spill Threatens Vancouver Whales." Associated Press, 21 August 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"$1B Cleanup of Alaska Bases Drags On." Associated Press, 24 August 07.
MONITORING / DRUG TESTING
"Scientists Drug-Test Whole Cities." Associated Press Tuesday, 21 August 07.
SAFETY IN CHINA
"China Rescuers Struggle to Reach 180 Miners." Reuters, 20 August 07.
18 AUGUST 07, Issue 535
In this issue:
SPILL / ARSENIC
"Arsenic Leaks Into Southern China River." Associated Press, 13 August 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Home Depot Will Pay Nearly $10 Million Toxics Fine." Los Angeles Times, 17 August 07.
PESTICIDES
"Banana Workers Suing Dole Say Pesticide Sterilized Them." Associated Press, 14 August 07.
MACHINE GUARDING
"U.S. Proposes $2.78 Million Fine in WorkerÕs Death." New York Times, 18 August 07.
FALL PROTECTION
"Subcontractor Cited in 46-Story Honolulu Fall." Honolulu Advertiser, 15 August 07, C1, C6.
11 AUGUST 07, Issue 534
In this issue:
SPILL
"Kansas Ammonia Leak Hospitalizes 18." Associated Press, 7 August 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Approves Plan to Cleanup Toxic Fertilizer in Sporting Fields." Associated Press 11 August 07.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Cites Illinois Power Plants for Releasing Too Much Soot." Associated Press, 7 August 07.
CLEAN AIR / OZONE
"Calif. Farm Town Is Nation's Smoggiest." Associated Press, 10 August 07.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY / FORMALDEHYDE
"Suit Filed Over FEMA Trailer Toxins." Associated Press, 8 August 07.
04 AUGUST 07, Issue 533
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Spill Remedies Toxic to Coral, Study Finds." Los Angeles Times, 4 August 07.
CLEAN WATER ACT
EPA Cites Six SoCal Dairies for Clean Water Act Violations." Associated Press, 1 August 07.
TOXICOLOGY / PESTICIDES
"California Study Draws Possible Link Between Pesticides, Autism." San Francisco Chronicle, 30 July 07.
ASBESTOS
Feds Will Check on Bayview Asbestos." San Francisco Chronicle, 3 August 07.
ENFORCEMENT / WORKER SAFETY
"Contractor Cited in Deaths of 2 Workers." Los Angeles Times, 3 August 07.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Printers Found to Kick Up Particles." Associated Press, 3 August 07.
PESTICIDES
"EPA May Be Sued Over Popular Pesticide." Associated Press, 31 July 07.
SCAFFOLDS
"Firm whose scaffolding failed had 2 violations." San Francisco Chronicle, 1 August 07.
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28 JULY 07, Issue 532
In this issue:
SPILL
"Diesel Spill Hits Prince William Sound." Associated Press, 23 July 07.
"Mine Spill Cuts Water Supply in China." Associated Press, 28 July 07.
"Cleaning Solvent Spills into River, Officials Say." Chicago Tribune, 26 July 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"BP Dumps Mercury in Lake." Chicago Tribune, 27 July 07.
"EPA Starts Backyard Cleanup Near AMCO." San Francisco Chronicle, 27 July 07.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Fine Recommended Against Boeing for Santa Susana Lab Water Runoff." Associated Press, 26 July 07.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Explosion at Mojave Airport Kills 3." Associated Press, 27 July 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"10 Sickened by Chemical in Mich. Library." Associated Press, 26 July 07.
ENFORCEMENT
"Number of Environmental Cops Decreasing." Associated Press, 26 July 07.
"American Airlines Cited Over Safety." Associated Press, 27 July 07.
21 JULY 07, Issue 531
In this issue:
SPILL
"4 Hurt in Water Plant Chlorine Explosion." Associated Press_, 21 July 07.
"Explosion at Kansas Solvents Plant Starts Fire."Associated Press, 17 July 07.
"16,000 Checked in Ukraine After Accident." Associated Press_, 20 July 07.
SPILL / ASBESTOS
"Some Asbestos Found After NYC Pipe Blast."Associated Press, 19 July 07.
SPILL / RADIATION
"Official Criticizes Japan Nuke Plant." Associated Press_, 20 July 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Suit Seeks Belated Cleanup of a 57-Year-Old Oil Spill." New York Times, 18 July 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / MERCURY
"70-Year Mercury Cleanup Plan OK'd for S.F. Bay." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 July 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / RIGHT TO KNOW
"Dole: Notify Marines of Toxic Exposure." Associated Press, 18 July 07.
AIR MONITORING / FORMALDEHYDE
"FEMA Slow to Test Toxicity of Trailers." Associated Press, 19 July 07.
COMPLIANCE
"BP Faces Fine Over Texas City Blast Recovery." Reuters, 20 July 07.
DRINKING WATER
"New Fears Raised Over Safety of D.C. Water." Washington Post, 19 July 07, A1.
EXCAVATION SAFETY
"Man Injured After Trench Collapses at Work Site." Chicago Tribune, 20 July 07.
WORKER SAFETY
"OSHA Faults Forest Service in Deaths of 5 Firefighters." Los Angeles Times, 20 July 07.
14 JULY 07, Issue 530
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Tanker Runs Aground Off NYC." Associated Press, 13 July 07.
"Residents Return to Oil-Saturated Homes." Associated Press, 11 July 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Orders Air Force to Clean Up McGuire." Associated Press, 14 July 07.
"EPA Investigating Waste at Camp Lejeune." Associated Press, 10 July 07.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Report: Harmful Household Chemicals Dumped Into San Francisco Bay." Associated Press, 11 July 07.
PESTICIDES / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Workers Say Pesticides Made Them Sterile." Associated Press, 9 July 07.
07 JULY 07, Issue 529
In this issue:
SPILL
"Floodwaters Deluge Northeastern Oklahoma." Associated Press, 3 July 07.
"Pollution Leaves 200,000 Without Water." Associated Press, 4 July 07.
"Truck Full of Pesticide Explodes in Highway 99 Crash." Associated Press, 3 July 07.
MONITORING / BERYLIUM
"Judge Orders OSHA to Release Toxic Info." Associated Press, 2 July 07.
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30 JUNE 07, Issue 528
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oxygen Generators Fueled N.C. Plant Fire." Associated Press, 27 June 07.
"DNR: Polluted Runoff From Fire Flowed to Contaminated Wetland." Associated Press, 25 June 07.
ASBESTOS / MONITORING
"Asbestos Monitoring Fell Post-Katrina." Associated Press, 27 June 07.
DIOXIN
"EPA: Dow Chemical Must Speed Cleanup of 3 Dioxin `Hot Spots'."
LABELING
"Farm Officials Unhappy with Pace of Chemical Labeling Program." Associated Press, 26 June 07.
23 JUNE 07, Issue 527
In this issue:
SPILL
"Court Orders Hearing in Mass. Oil Spill." Associated Press, 22 June 07.
"Fire, Explosions Hit Wis. Chemical Plant." Associated Press, 22 June 07.
"Bakersfield Refinery Investigates Oil Leak." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 June 07.
CLEAN AIR / OZONE
"EPA Chief Proposes Tougher Ground-Level Pollution Standards for Ozone." Washington Post, 22 June 07, A9.
LEAD
"Lead Exposure in Peru Raises Concern." Los Angeles Times, 18 June 07.
WORKPLACE SAFETY
"OSHA Accuses Meat Company of Violating Safety Standards," Associated Press, 19 June 07.
16 JUNE 07, Issue 526
In this issue:
SPILL
"Acid leak at chemical plant disrupts Metrolink." Los Angeles Times, 14 June 07.
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Rocky Flats Health Coverage May Expand." Associated Press, 12 June 07.
HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION / CHLORINE
"More Safety Needed to Transport Chlorine." Associated Press, 13 June 07.
CLEAN WATER
"Camp Lejeune Water Under Scrutiny." Associated Press, 12 June 07.
CLEAN WATER / SOLVENTS
"Solvents in Water Present Perils." Associated Press, 11 June 07.
TOXICOLOGY
"Better Tests for Chemical Toxicity Urged." Associated Press, 12 June 07.
AGENT ORANGE / DIOXIN
"Agent Orange Still Haunts Vietnam, US." Associated Press, 14 June 07.
BARRIER CREAM
"Sunscreens May Improve, but Shade Kids." Associated Press, 11 June 07.
LOCAL / PESTICIDES
"Del Monte Hit by Fine in Pesticide Inspections." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 14 June 07, C1.
09 JUNE 07, Issue 525
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Dredging May Not Eliminate Contaminants." Associated Press, 5 June 07.
RADIOACTIVE WASTE
"EPA Finds 'Hotter' Radioactive Waste at Old Oxnard Recycling Site." Associated Press, 7 June 07.
CLEAN AIR
"States Urge EPA to Tighten Rules On Coal Plants." Reuters, 5 June 07.
WETLANDS
"EPA Makes It Harder to Protect Wetlands." Associated Press, 5 June 07.
TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT
"Groups Seek Ban on Cleaning Chemicals." Los Angeles Times, 6 June 07.
METHYL SALICYLATE
"Muscle Cream Caused NYC Teen's Death." Associated Press, 9 June 07.
CHEMICAL STORAGE / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Tests Pin Ghent Explosion on Valve." Associated Press, 7 June 07.
02 JUNE 07, Issue 524
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Spill Closes San Diego Beaches, Cancels Surf Competition." San Francisco Chronicle, 1 June 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxic Waste Litters desert Indian Reservation." Los Angeles Times, 2 June 07.
CLEAN AIR
"Despite Efforts, Clean Air Elusive." Washington Post, 2 June 07, B1.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"1M Text Messages Protest China Plant." Associated Press, 31 May 07.
PERCHLORATE
"Perchlorate Levels in Food Safe for Most, FDA Says." Bloomberg News, 31 May 07, A11.
PESTICIDES
"Santa Cruz County Examines Pesticide Drift." San Francisco Chronicle, 31 May 07.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Worker Dies at Printing Facility." Chicago Tribune, 27 May 07.
SAFETY MANAGEMENT
"Safety Focus Tightens After Refinery Blast." Chicago Tribune, 28 May 07.
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26 MAY 07, Issue 523
In this issue:
SPILL
"Leak Shuts Down Newly Restarted Reactor." Associated Press, 24 May 07.
"Oil Firm to Pay $5M for California Fuel Spills." San Francisco Chronicle, 21 May 07.
"Bakersfield oil company Faces $25k Fine for Smell." Associated Press, 21 May 07.
CLEAN AIR
"California Urges EPA to Approve Waiver." Associated Press, 22 May 07.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Rexnord to Pay $40,000 in Safety Violations After Falk Blast." Associated Press, 26 May 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Chemical Exposure May Hurt Babies Later in life." Los Angeles Times, 25 May 07.
19 MAY 07, Issue 522
In this issue:
SPILL
"Worker Dies After Chemical Spill." Associated Press, 14 May 07.
"China Chemical Explosion Kills 5, Possible Many More." Reuters, 15 May 07.
"Lawmakers: BP Stinginess Led to Oil Leak." Associated Press, 16 May 07.
"Oil Firm Pleads to Polluting Santa Barbara County Creek." San Francisco Chronicle, 18 May 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Urban Wastelands to Get Cleanup Money." Associated Press, 14 May 07.
DRINKING WATER / CHROMIUM
"Chromium in Drinking Water Causes Cancer: U.S. Agency." Reuters, 16 May 07.
PESTICIDES
"Children Face Exposure to Pesticides." Associated Press, 15 May 07.
"State proposes New Pesticide Rules to Cut Down On Air Pollution." San Francisco Chronicle, 18 May 07.
FALL PROTECTION
"OSHA Fines Company for Oshkosh Worker Death." Associated Press, 16 May 07.
MACHINE GUARDS
"State Investigates Accidents at Oakdale Hershey Plant." San Francisco Chronicle, 16 May 07.
12 MAY 07, Issue 521
In this issue:
SPILL
"Workers Treated After Smelling Chemicals." Associated Press, 11 May 07.
"U.S. Lawmakers Query BP Editing of Alaska Spill Report." Reuters, 11 May 07.
CLEAN WATER / PERCHLORETHYLENE
"Elevated Levels of Chemical Found in Queens Drinking Water." New York Times, 10 May 07.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"VX Waste Foes File Lawsuit To Halt Shipments." Associated Press, 8 May 07.
POPCORN FLAVORING
"Flavoring Suspected in Illness." Washington Post, 7 May 07, A3.
05 MAY 07, Issue 520
In this issue:
SPILL
"Mercury Spill Prompts Partial Evacuation of Sandy Spring School." Associated Press, 3 May 07.
"Tanker Truck Fire Collapses Bay Area Overpass." New York Times, 29 April 07.
CLEAN AIR
"Kids Breathing Pollutants on Aging Buses." Associated Press, 4 May 07.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Chemical Warfare Agents Found at Refuge." Associated Press, 3 May 07.
FALL PROTECTION
"Performer's Fatal Fall At Circus Probed." Associated Press, 2 May 07.
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28 APRIL 07, Issue 519
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ammonia Cloud Forces Residents to Evacuate." Chicago Tribune, 24 April 07.
"Chemical in water burns residents." Los Angeles Times, 26 April 07.
SUPERFUND
"Ford: City Should Pay Almost $17 Million Toward Toxic Cleanup." Associated Press, 26 April 07.
POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS
"PCBs Cause Autism-Like Condition in Newborn Rats." Los Angeles Times, 25 April 07.
POPCORN BUTTER
"More Inspections for Some Popcorn Makers." Associated Press, 24 April 07.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"New Chemical Rules Spark Controversy." Associated Press, 23 April 07.
WORKER SAFETY
"OSHA Leaves Worker Safety in Hands of Industry." New York Times, 24 April 07.
21 APRIL 07, Issue 518
In this issue:
SPILL
"Sulfur Dioxide Emitted Near School." Associated Press, 18 April 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxic "lag Pile at Oxnard Beach Stabilized." Los Angeles Times, 21 April 07.
"EPA Offers Plan to Alter Mower Emissions." Associated Press, 17 April 07.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"1st Loads of Nerve Agent Waste Arrive in Texas for Incineration." Associated Press, 17 April 07.
ELECTRONIC WASTE
"Governments Aim To Stem Tide of Electronic Waste." Washington Post, 20 April 07.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Nicaraguan Field Workers To Get $300K In Sterility Settlement." San Francisco Chronicle, 16 April 07.
14 APRIL 07, Issue 517
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ship Leaks Oil, Greeks Cleaning Up." Associated Press, 10 April 07.
"Chemicals Spilled at Fairfax County School." Associated Press, 12 April 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Old Marine Terminals Seen As a Danger." Associated Press, 12 April 07.
"State Sues Roofer, Says Noted Illegal Dump Used." Chicago Tribune, 12 April 07.
"State Has Most Minorities Near Toxic Facilities." Los Angeles Times, 12 April 07.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES / EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING
"Fatal '06 Blast Called 'Preventable' Bellwood Plant Fire Fueled By Poor Planning, U.S. Says." Chicago Tribune, 11 April 07.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"New Deal for Dumping Nerve Agent Waste." Associated Press, 11 April 07.
07 APRIL 07, Issue 516
In this issue:
SPILL
"Spilled Mercury Closes Inland Empire School." Los Angeles Times, 6 April 07.
SUPERFUND
"Report: Racism Not a Factor in N.J. Superfund Site Cleanup." Associated Press, 4 April 07.
GLOBAL WARMING
"Court Rules Against Bush in Global Warming Case." Reuters, 2 April 07.
CHINA / CLEAN AIR
"Pesticide Maker Gives Old Chemicals New Life." Los Angeles Times, 7 April 07.
CHLORINE / CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"A Look at Chlorine Gas As a Weapon." Associated Press, 6 April 07.
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31 MARCH 07, Issue 515
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tenn. Chemical Fire Forces Evacuations." Associated Press, 28 March 07.
"14 Employees Are Sickened By Fumes at Medical Clinic." Los Angeles Times, 29 March 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / RADIOACTIVE WASTE
"Energy Department Fined $1 Million." Associated Press, 28 March 07.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Ammo in Wai'anae Waters No Problem, NOAA Finds."Honolulu Advertiser, 30 March 07, A1, A2.
"Shells Found at Chemical Weapons Camp." Associated Press, 28 March 07.
CLEAN WATER
"Cruise Ships Face Tough New Waste Disposal Limits." New York Times, 25 March 07.
CHINA / CLEAN AIR
"Olympic Trials for Polluted Beijing." Washington Post, 30 March 07, A1.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Hershey Plant Worker Loses Arm In Accident." Los Angeles Times, 27 March 07.
23 MARCH 07, Issue 514
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE / LANDFILL
"Owner of Illegal Dump Fined $46.9 Million." Los Angeles Times, 23 March 07.
INSPECTIONS
"U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Job Cuts at EPA's Watchdog." Reuters, 23 March 07.
INSPECTIONS / PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT
"Report on Refinery Blast Raps BP, OSHA 15 Died in 2005 Texas City Incident." Associated Press, 21 March 07.
"OSHA to Train More Workers for Refinery Inspections." Associated Press, 23 March 07, D8.
17 MARCH 07, Issue 513
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chlorine Leak Keeps People Indoors." Washington Post, 15 March 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / LANDFILL
"Toxic Kings County Landfill Wants to Expand." Associated Press, 12 March 07.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Dryer Death Prompts Call for Probe." Associated Press, 13 March 07.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
"U.S. to Issue Rule on Safety Equipment for Workers." Reuters, 16 March 07.
10 MARCH 07, Issue 512
In this issue:
SPILL / FORKLIFT SAFETY
"Chemical Spill Sickens UPS Staff." Chicago Tribune, 9 March 07.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Ups Stakes at Oxnard Site." Los Angeles Times, 8 March 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"21 firms, EPA Strike Deal to Pay for Landfill Cleanup." Associated Press, 8 March 07.
"N.C. Fines Chemical Company $550,000." Associated Press, 6 March 07.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"House OKs $1.7 Billion Clean-Water Bill." Associated Press, 7 March 07.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Last of Deadly VX Rockets Destroyed." Associated Press, 9 March 07.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT / RACHEL CARSON
"'Mother' of Environmentalism Celebrated." Washington Post, 7 March 07, B3.
03 MARCH 07, Issue 511
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Spills From Barge in Ohio River." Associated Press, 28 February 07.
SUPERFUND
"Oklahoma Town Is Toxic Waste Site." Associated Press, 27 February 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Announces Agreements for Cleaning Up Kalamazoo River." Associated Press, 28 February 07.
DIESEL
"EPA Proposes Diesel Exhaust Cuts." Associated Press, 2, March 07.
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24 FEBRUARY 07, Issue 510
In this issue:
SPILL
"New Oily Sheen Reported on Wabash River Near Power Plant." Associated Press, 23 February 07.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Unveils Drug Disposal Guidelines." Associated Press, 21 February 07.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"GAO: Fuel Tank Cleanup Could Cost $12B." Associated Press, 22 February 07.
TEFLON
"Chemical Exposure May Lower Birth Weight." Associated Press, 22 February 07.
17 FEBRUARY 07, Issue 509
In this issue:
SPILL
"12 Hurt in Wash. State Chlorine Leak." Associated Press, 13 February 07.
"Texas Refinery Fire Doused After 19 Hurt." Associated Press, 17 February 07.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"Inspectors With LUST in Their Hearts." Washington Post, 13 February 07, D1.
LEAD
"Answers Demanded For Elevated Lead Levels." Washington Post, 16 February 07, B4.
10 FEBRUARY 07, Issue 508
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fire Dies Down at Kansas City Plant." Associated Press, 8 February 07.
"Chemical Spill Forces Evacuation at Stanford Research Lab." San Francisco Chronicle, 6 February 07.
"New York Moves Toward Suit Over a 50-Year-Old Oil Spill." New York Times, 9 February 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Cleanup of Former Chino Hills Munitions Site Continues." San Francisco Chronicle, 5 February 07.
CLEAN AIR
"Group Names Top 10 Polluting Refineries." Associated Press, 8 February 07.
CLEAN AIR / BENZENE
"New EPA Rules for Gasoline Limit Benzene, a Carcinogen." Washington Post, 10 February 07; A2.
ENTRAPMENT
"Fire kills 2 workers trapped in crawlspace." Los Angeles Times, 8 February 07.
UDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"Legislation would allow private financing of leaking tank cleanup." Associated Press, 8 February 07.
COMMERCIAL DIVING
"State takes heat over divers' deaths." Los Angeles Times, 10 February 07.
03 FEBRUARY 07, Issue 507
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Barge Burns for Hours on Mississippi." Associated Press, 2 February 07.
"Gas Station Explosion Kills 4 in W.Va." Associated Press, 30 January 07.
"Oil Spill Hits Vietnam's Central Coast." Associated Press, 1 February 07.
"Ventura County Oil Spill Raises Concerns for Endangered Species." Los Angeles Times, 3 February 07.
CLEAN AIR
"Study: Polluted Air Raises Heart Risks." Associated Press, 31 January 07. "Pollution Boosts Women's Deaths." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 3 Bebruary 07, D5.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Considers Nerve Agent Options After DuPont Exit." Associated Press, 1 February 07.
CRANE SAFETY
"Crane Falls, Blocking 405 Freeway." Los Angeles Times, 3 February 07.
DDT
"Waiting for the DDT Tide to Turn." Los Angeles Times, 28 January 07.
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27 JANUARY 07, Issue 506
In this issue:
SUPERFUND
"When Superfund Expenses Go Mega." Los Angeles Times, 26 January 07.
CLEAN WATER ACT / CRIMINAL LIABILITY
"Dearborn Waste Company, 3 Ex-Employees Charged in Dumping." Associated Press, 25 January 07.
HEAD PROTECTION
"Minn. Man Dies After Flagpole Accident." Associated Press, 25 January 07.
MERCURY
"Survey Finds Mercury in Fish in West." Associated Press, 23 January 07.
PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"Calif. Bans Toxic Dry-Cleaning Chemical." Associated Press, 26 January 07.
RADIATION EXPOSURE / DECONTAMINATION
"Former Chemical Workers Tell of Radiation Exposure." Chicago Tribune, 26 January 07.
20 JANUARY 07, Issue 505
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chemical Fire Finished at Ky. Derailment." Associated Press, 19 January 07.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"State Asks EPA to Clean Tainted Wells In Subdivision." Washington Post, 14 January 07; LZ3.
"Feds Order Company to Study Nev. Mine." Associated Press, 17 January 07.
SAFETY MANAGEMENT
"Panel Finds Safety Issues at All BP's U.S. Refineries." Reuters, 16 January 07.
13 JANUARY 07, Issue 504
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Pipeline Is Shut After Crude Oil Spill." Los Angeles Times, 10 January 07.
CLEAN WATER
"Researchers Isolate Deadly Fish Toxin." Associated Press, 11 January 07.
DIOXIN
"More dioxin cleanup planned for Tittabawassee." Associated Press, 11 January 07.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"Studies Find Northeast Mercury Hotspots." Associated Press, 9 January 07.
PREMANUFACTURER NOTICES / COPPER CHROMATE
"EPA Rejects Proposed Lumber Treatment." Associated Press, 8 January 07.
PESTICIDES
"Regulation of Pesticides to Increase." Los Angeles Times. 12 January 07.
AIR MONITORING
"Air Sensors Act As Terror Sentry." Associated Press, 10 January 07.
EXCAVATION SAFETY
"OSHA Fines Excavator." Chicago Tribune, 13 January 07.
06 JANUARY 07, Issue 503
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"DuPont Drops Plan for Nerve Gas Wastewater." New York Times, 6 January 07.
CLEAN WATER
"A Revitalized Chesapeake May Be Decades Away." Washington Post, 5January 07, A1.
MERCURY
"Mercury 'Hot Spots' Identified in U.S. and Canada." Washington Post, 6 January 07, A7.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
"Unions Sue OSHA to Implement Safety Rule." Chicago Tribune, 4 January 07.
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