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27 DECEMBER 08, Issue 606
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tenn. Sludge Spill Is Larger Than Thought." Washington Post, December 27, 2008, A6.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA: 7 Western States Fall Below New Air Standards." Associated Press, December 23, 2008.
"More Than 100 Million Americans Breathe Sooty Air." Associated Press, December 22, 2008.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Says Last Nerve Agent Destroyed at Ala. Depot." Associated Press, December 24, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Deicer Fumes Affect Plane Passengers at Sea-Tac." Associated Press, December 24, 2008.
"Old Chemicals Found Years Later in Marine Mammals." Los Angeles Times, December 26, 2008.
20 DECEMBER 08, Issue 605
In this issue:
SPILL
"Chevron Faces Potential $27 Billion Bill in Amazon Pollution Lawsuit." Associated Press, December 20, 2008.
FALL PROTECTION
"7 Workers Released in Atlanta Bridge Collapse." Associated Press, December 20, 2008.
"Cintas to Pay Safety Fine of Nearly $3 Million." Associated Press, December 19, 2008.
CLEAN WATER
"C&H Sugar Charged with Polluting Waterway." San Francisco Chronicle, December 19, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"Pollution Exemption Reversed." Washington Post, December 20, 2008; A2.
"Exxon Mobil Fined $6.1M for Failing to Cut Pollution at 4 Refineries." Associated Press Writer, December 17, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Calif Panel: Cut Chemicals in State Products." Associated Press, December 16, 2008.
CARBON MONOXIDE
"Arkansas Woman Exposed to Carbon Monoxide Says Dog Saved Her Life." Associated Press, December 15, 2008.
13 DECEMBER 08, Issue 604
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Issues Exemptions for Hazardous Waste, Factory Farms." Washington Post, December 13, 2008, A4.
CLEAN WATER
"Scientists: Act Now on Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone." Associated Press, December 12, 2008.
COMPLIANCE
"Government Creates Most-Wanted List for Environmental Fugitives." Associated Press, December 10, 2008.
06 DECEMBER 08, Issue 603
In this issue:
COMPLIANCE
"Polluters to Spend Record Sum to Fix Violations." Associated Press, December 4, 2008.
SUPERFUND / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Justice Dept. Says Pentagon Must Comply With EPA Cleanup Orders." Washington Post, December 5, 2008, A23.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Orders Emissions System Warnings." Washington Post, December 5, 2008, A9.
CLEAN AIR / INCINERATION
"EPA to Curb Medical Emissions." Washington Post, December 2, 2008, A19.
ASBESTOS
"Grace's Asbestos Deal May Total $140 Million." Associated Press, December 3, 2008.
DECONTAMINATION
"Fabric Can Wipe Away Toxic Chemicals." Reuters, December 4, 2008.
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29 NOVEMBER 08, Issue 602
In this issue:
SPILL
"2,000 Gallons of Gas Spills from Texas Refinery." Associated Press, November 28, 2008.
"25 Tons of toxic Dirt Spilled in Sonoma County." San Francisco Chronicle, November 24, 2008.
"Butane Tanker Explodes Dramatically in Wyoming." Associated Press, November 25, 2008.
"Anhydrous Tank Ruptures, Forces Evacuation." Associated Press, November 28, 2008.
MERCURY
"Big Bear Lake Bass Had Elevated Mercury levels." San Francisco Chronicle, November 25, 2008.
22 NOVEMBER 08, Issue 601
In this issue:
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT / CHINA
"China's Environmental Retreat." Washington Post, November 19, 2008, A12.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / GULF WAR SYNDROME
"Gulf War Syndrome Is Real, Panel Concludes." Associated Press, November 18, 2008, A14.
PESTICIDES / WATER POLLUTION
"US Biologists: 3 Common Pesticides Harm Salmon." Associated Press, November 18, 2008.
15 NOVEMBER 08, Issue 600
In this issue:
CLEAN AIR
"Brown Cloud of Smog Shrouds Much of Asia." New York Times, November 14, 2008.
PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT
"OSHA Settlement Reached in Wisconsin Explosion." Associated Press, November 14, 2008.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army to Destroy Ky. Nerve Agent Container." Associated Press, November 10, 2008.
PERCHLORATE
"EPA Advisers Seek Perchlorate Review." Washington Post, November 14, 2008, A8.
PESTICIDES
"Aerial Pesticide Spraying Put People at Risk." Associated Press, November 13, 2008.
08 NOVEMBER 08, Issue 599
In this issue:
SPILL
"A Year After the Cosco Busan Spill." San Francisco Chronicle, November 7, 2008, B22.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"1 Person Burned in Blast at Texas Vodka Distillery." Associated Press, November 7, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / DERMATITIS
"Dermatitis Can Have Many Causes" Health Day News, November 6, 2008.
01 NOVEMBER 08, Issue 598
In this issue:
SPILL
"North Sea Oil Rig Evacuated After Reports of Spill." Associated Press, October 31, 2008.
"San Francisco Bay mostly recovered after oil spill." Associated Press, November 1, 2008.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Curbs Factory Farm Pollution." Associated Press, November 1, 2008.
LOCAL / CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Taking Closer Look at Ordnance Dumps Off Oahu." Honolulu Advertiser, October 30, 2008.
ENFORCEMENT / MACHINE GUARDING
"Uniform Supplier Accused of Safety Violations." Associated Press, October 27, 2008.
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25 OCTOBER 08, Issue 597
In this issue:
ENFORCEMENT
"Report: EPA Overstating Enforcement Record." Associated Press, October 20, 2008.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Appeal Threatens to Hold Up Exxon Valdez Payments." Associated Press, October 20, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / FORMALDEHYDE
"FEMA Disputes Formaldehyde Study of Iowa Trailers." Associated Press, October 21, 2008.
18 OCTOBER 08, Issue 596
In this issue:
SPILL
"Islands try to contain oil spills caused by Omar." Associated Press, October 18, 2008.
"Thousands Flee Chemical Leak in Pennsylvania."Associated Press, October 12, 2008.
SUPERFUND / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA to Spend $1.3 Million to Clean Ind. Site." Associated Press, October 18, 2008.
LEAD
"EPA Places Stricter Regulations on Airborne Lead." Washington Post, October 17, 2008; A5.
WORKER SAFETY
"BART Train Kills Worker on Tracks in Concord." San Francisco Chronicle, October 15, 2008.
11 OCTOBER 08, Issue 595
In this issue:
SPILL
"No Injuries Reported in W. Ky. Plant Chemical Leak." Associated Press, October 7, 2008.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Worker Severely Injured When Head Gets Caught in Machine at Fruit Processing Plant." Associated Press, October 8, 2008.
"Stuck Employee Has Leg Amputated at Winery." Associated Press, October 8, 2008.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE
"Cambrex Fined in Plant Explosion in Charles City." Associated Press, October 10, 2008.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"Ill. Plant Pays $1 Million Penalty in EPA Pact." Associated Press, October 10, 2008.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Fuel Tank Explosion Kills Welder in Hawaii." Honolulu Advertiser, October 8, 2008. "Industrial Park Blast Kills Man." Honolulu Star Bulletin, October 8, 2008.
04 OCTOBER 08, Issue 594
In this issue:
SPILL
"EPA Takes Over Greka Spill Clean Up." Associated Press, October 2, 2008.
"$25K to Clean Up Elko's 70-lb Mercury Spill." Associated Press, October 3, 2008.
PERCHLORATE
"EPA Makes No Rule On Chemical in Water." Washington Post, October 4, 2008; A3.
NUCLEAR WASTE / MONITORING
"EPA Sets Nuke Waste Dump Radiation Standard." Associated Press, October 1, 2008.
LIABILITY
"Jury: Fatal Wis. Blast was Manufacturer's Fault." Associated Press, October 3, 2008.
SCAFFOLDS / FALL PROTECTION
"Nevada OSHA Links Vegas Construction Death to Pace." Associated Press, October 2, 2008.
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27 SEPTEMBER 08, Issue 593
In this issue:
PERCHLORATE
"EPA Won't Limit Toxic Pollutant in Drinking Water."Associated Press, September 22, 2008.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS / HAZMAT TRANSPORTATION
"Army Allowed to Move Nerve Agent Waste 900 Miles Across US After Shipments Near Completion." Associated Press, September 25, 2008.
MIXED WASTE
"Radioactive Material Found in Kalamazoo Co. Drums." Associated Press, September 24, 2008.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"BP Chief Admits Failure to Consider Public Reax." Associated Press, September 25, 2008.
20 SEPTEMBER 08, Issue 592
In this issue:
SPILL
"Citgo Pleads Guilty to Violations in La. Oil Spill." Associated Press, September 17, 2008.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Orlando, Fla., Homes Built Atop WWII Bombing Range." Associated Press, September 17, 2008.
CLEAN WATER / MEDICAL WASTE
"Tons of Drugs Dumped Into Wastewater." Associated Press, September 14, 2008.
METHANE
"Ohio Wal-Mart Closed Amid Methane-Gas Concerns." Associated Press, September 16, 2008.
CRANE SAFETY
"3 Construction Firms Fined for NYC Crane Collapse." Associated Press, September 15, 2008.
13 SEPTEMBER 08, Issue 591
In this issue:
SPILL
"Up to 300 birds die in Canada oil spill." Associated Press, September 10, 2008.
"1 Burned in Chemical Explosion at Mass. Company." Associated Press, Monday, September 8, 2008.
SUPERFUND
"Feds to Clean Up Former Chemical Treatment Plant." Associated Press, September 9, 2008.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Barrels in Kalamazoo County Contain Lab Chemicals." Associated Press, September 11, 2008.
ASBESTOS
"From Pride to Pain With One Town's Asbestos Legacy." New York Times, September 7, 2008.
OIL BUSINESS / WORKER SAFETY
"US oilfield deaths rise sharply." Associated Press, September 11, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Chemical Exposure Sends Man to Greenville Hospital." Associated Press, September 11, 2008.
06 SEPTEMBER 08, Issue 590
In this issue:
CLEAN WATER
"EPA to Fine Cal Waste Over Water Pollution." San Francisco Chronicle, September 4, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"Tougher Emission Rule For Mowers Expected To Slice Into Wallets." Washington Post, September 6, 2008, B1.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"8 Sickened by Chemical Exposure at Plant in Ill." Associated Press, August 31, 2008.
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30 AUGUST 08, Issue 589
In this issue:
SPILL
"1 Injured, 1 Missing in W.Va. Chemical Plant Blast." Associated Press, August 29, 2008.
"20 Killed in Chemical Plant Blasts in China." Associated Press, August 27, 2008.
"Truck Spills Jet Fuel Near Schools in Avon." Associated Press, August 28, 2008.
EXCAVATION SAFETY
"2 Men Seriously Hurt at Henderson Work Site." Associated Press, August 27, 2008.
ENFORCEMENT
"Feds Criticize Nevada OSHA Case on 2 Vegas Deaths." Associated Press, August 26, 2008.
SCAFFOLD
"Work Walkway Collapse Injures 16 in San Diego." Associated Press, August 29, 2008.
COMPRESSED GAS / HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION
"Probe Reveals Oxygen Tank Burst on Qantas Flight." Associated Press, August 29, 2008.
23 AUGUST 08, Issue 588
In this issue:
WORK-RELATED FATALITIES
"Fatalities in the Workplace Declined in 2007." New York Times, August 21, 2008.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Attorney General Announces Suit to Enforce Cleanup." Washington Post, August 20, 2008, B4.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Plans to Cite 5 Midwest States for Pollution." Associated Press, August 20, 2008.
ARSENIC
"Trace Arsenic in Water May Be Linked With Diabetes." Associated Press, August 20, 2008.
HEAT STRESS / ENFORCEMENT
"More Farm Deaths in Heat Despite Calif. Crackdown." Associated Press, August 20, 2008.
16 AUGUST 08, Issue 587
In this issue:
SPILL
"Tests Show More at Colo. Lab Exposed to Plutonium." Associated Press, August 14, 2008.
CLEAN WATER
"'Dead Zones' Appear In Waters Worldwide." Washington Post, August 15, 2008, A2.
CLEAN AIR
"Effects of Beijing's Pollution Are Seen As Hazy by Experts." Washington Post Staff, August 16, 2008; E8.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"VX supply Destruction Completed at Indiana Depot." Associated Press Writer, August 11, 2008.
PESTICIDES
"Feds: Common Pesticides Jeopardize Salmon Survival." Associated Press, August 14, 2008.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS / FEMA
"Underground FEMA Fuel Tanks Could Leak." Associated Press, August 13, 2008.
09 AUGUST 08, Issue 586
In this issue:
SPILL
"Uranium Spill at Japan Fuel Plant, No Injury." Associated Press, August 8, 2008.
RIGHT TO KNOW
"Oregon Issues First Report on State Chemical Use." Associated Press, Wednesday, August 6, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"The Messy Truth About Dry Cleaning." Washington Post, August 10, 2008, N3.
TOXICOLOGY / AGENT ORGANGE
"Study Links Agent Orange to Prostate Cancer in Vietnam Vets." Washington Post, August 6, 2008.
02 AUGUST 08, Issue 585
In this issue:
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Chemical Weapons Storage Site in Ky. confirms First Mustard Gas Leak in 3 Years." Associated Press, July 29, 2008.
CRANE SAFETY
"Crane dismantling Texas bridge collapses; 1 dead." Associated Press, July 30, 2008.
CLEAN WATER
"Environmental Groups Bordering Mississippi River Seek Limits on Pollution, Urging Feds to Act." Associated Press, July 31, 2008.
WORKER SAFETY
"Report says BP plant in danger of another accident." Associated Press, July 28, 2008.
"OSHA Had Cited Mill 3 Times Before Fatal Explosion."Associated Press, July 30, 2008.
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26 JULY 08, Issue 584
In this issue:
SPILL
"Ship-Barge Crash Closes Mississippi at New Orleans." Associated Press, July 23, 2008. "Fuel Oil Spill Paralyzes Mississippi Shipping Traffic."
HEAT STRESS
"Farm Labor Contractor Fined in Worker's Death." Associated Press, July 23, 2008.
CRANE SAFETY
"Okla. Crane Fall Kills Man Watching Construction." Associated Press, July 24, 2008.
COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"OSHA Fines Imperial Sugar $8.7M in Deadly Blast." Associated Press, July 25, 2008.
19 JULY 08, Issue 583
In this issue:
SPILL
"Evacuation Order Ends at Oak Ridge Plant Site." Associated Press, July 14, 2008.
CLEAN AIR / CHINA
"Beijing Begins Massive Olympic Shutdown." Associated Press, July 19, 2008.
CRANE SAFETY
"Investigators Begin Work at Site of Crane Collapse." Associated Press, July 19, 2008.
HEAT STRESS
"Farmworker's Death Believed To Be 4th from Summer Heat." Associated Press, July 19, 2008.
12 JULY 08, Issue 582
In this issue:
SPILL
"Derailed Train Spills Coal Into Yellowstone River." Associated Press, July 8, 2008.
"Uranium Liquid Leak in Southern France." Associated Press, July 8, 2008.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Strengthens Controls on 5 Common Pesticides." Associated Press, July 10, 2008.
05 JULY 08, Issue 581
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Senators Fault Pentagon On Bases' Toxic Cleanup." Washington Post, July 1, 2008, A2.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / FORMALDEHYDE
"Toxicity in FEMA Trailers Blamed on Cheap Materials, Low Construction Standards." Washington Post, July 3, 2008, A3.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Court Tosses $785,000 Award Over Cancer Death." Associated Press, July 1, 2008.
BARRIER CREAM / ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT
"The Dark Side of Sunscreens." Washington Post, June 29, 2008, N3.
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28 JUNE 08, Issue 580
In this issue:
SPILL
"21 Briefly Hospitalized After Chemical Leak at Montgomery Trucking Company." Chicago Tribune, June 27, 2008.
EXXON VALDEZ
"Court Slashes Damages Award in '89 Exxon Oil Spill." Associated Press, June 26, 2008.
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
"City Proposes More Regulations to Improve Construction Safety." New York Times, June 25, 2008.
21 JUNE 08, Issue 579
In this issue:
CHEMICAL STORAGE
"Businesses to Be Advised to Secure Chemicals." Associated Press, June 20, 2008.
FALL PROTECTION
"Carpenter Killed in Fall at Las Vegas Strip Construction Project." Associated Press, June 17, 2008.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT
"19-Ton Piece of Mining Equipment Tumbles from Semi." Associated Press, June 19, 2008.
COMPLIANCE
"OSHA Cites Fla. Chemical Plant in Fatal Blast." Associated Press, June 18, 2008.
14 JUNE 08, Issue 578
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Kills Penguins in Uruguay." Associated Press, June 11, 2008.
"1 Worker Killed, 6 Hurt in Houston Plant Explosion." Associated Press, June 11, 2008.
"Governor Backs 3 Bills on Oil Spill Response." San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Chemical Law Has Global Impact." Washington Post, June 12, 2008, A1.
"Veterans from 1960s Chemical Tests Press for Help." Associated Press, June 12, 2008.
STORMWATER POLLUTION CONTROL
"Feds Fine Homebuilders for Water Pollution." Associated Press, June 11, 2008.
CRANE SAFETY
"AP IMPACT: Spotty Rules Govern Crane Industry." Associated Press, June 9, 2008.
SCAFFOLD
"Faulty Scaffold Repair Preceded 47-Floor Fall, Investigator Says." New York Times, June 10, 2008.
MONITORING
"U.S. Detector Sniffs Out Biological, Chemical Threats." Reuters, June 12, 2008.
07 JUNE 08, Issue 577
In this issue:
SPILL
"Russia: China Chemical Leak Not a Threat."Associated Press, June 6, 2008.
"Chemical Plant Accident Creates Laughing Gas Cloud." Associated Press, June 6, 2008.
"Fuel Oil Spills from Ships Near Uruguay." Associated Press, June 4, 2008.
SPILL / SHELTER IN PLACE
"Chemical Blaze Sent Californians Indoors." Associated Press, June 5, 2008.
NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL
"Bush Administration Files Nuclear Dump Application." Associated Press, June 3, 2008.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army: US Chemical Weapons Incineration on Track." Associated Press, June 5, 2008.
ASBESTOS / LIBBY, MONTANA
"W.R. Grace's Asbestos Settlement Wins Approval." Associated Press, June 3, 2008, D4.
ENFORCEMENT
"Ore. polluter Sent to Federal Prison for 6 Months." Associated Press, June 5, 2008.
IGNITION SOURCES
"4 Injured in Explosion at SW Iowa Farm Chemical Company." Associated Press, June 3, 2008.
FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION
"State Examines Site of Deadly Accident." Honolulu Star Bulletin, June 3, 2008.
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31 MAY 08, Issue 576
In this issue:
SPILL
"Canadian Smelter Spills Acid Into Columbia River." Associated Press, May 30, 2008.
"Chemical Fire in China Quake Zone Forces 800 to Evacuate." Associated Press, May 30, 2008.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Restricts Rat Poisons to Protect Children." Associated Press, May 29, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"Suit Targets Air Quality Along Freeways." Los Angeles Times, May 29, 2008.
CRANE SAFETY
"NYC Crane Collapses Into Street, Killing 2 Workers." Associated Press, May 31, 2008.
24 MAY 08, Issue 575
In this issue:
SPILL
"La. Railroad Overpass Reopened After Derailment." Associated Press, May 20, 2008.
"North Sea Oil Platform Evacuated After Oil Leak." Associated Press, May 24, 2008.
"7 Injured in University of Minnesota Chemical Leak." Associated Press, May 20, 2008.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Nerve Agent Destruction Passes 90 Percent Mark." Associated Press, May 21, 2008.
CONFINED SPACES / ASPHYXIATION
"Police: 3 Workers Die from Gas Leak at Fla. Port." Associated Press, May 21, 2008.
COMPLIANCE
"OSHA Proposes Fine of $192,500 at United." Chicago Tribune, May 21, 2008.
WORK-RELATED STRESS
"Suicides Linked to Work-Related Stress Up in Japan." Associated Press, May 24, 2008.
17 MAY 08, Issue 574
In this issue:
SPILL
"Train Derailment, Acid Leak Forces La. Evacuation." Associated Press, May 17, 2008.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"High Arsenic Levels Found At Fort Reno Park in NW." Washington Post, May 15, 2008, B1.
CLEAN AIR
"Clean-Air Rules Protecting Parks Set to Be Eased." Washington Post, May 16, 2008, A1.
ENFORCEMENT
"OSHA Cites Mass. Power Plant Where Blast Killed 3." Associated Press, May 14, 2008.
10 MAY 08, Issue 573
In this issue:
SPILL
"$10 Theft Cost a $250,000 Spill Cleanup." San Francisco Chronicle, May 7, 2008.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE
"Mississippi Mill Explosion Kills 1 Worker and Injures 17." Associated Press, May 4, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"Air Pollution Impedes Bees' Ability to Find Flowers." Washington Post, May 5, 2008, A3.
DRINKING WATER / PERCHLORATE
"EPA Might Not Act to Limit Rocket Fuel in Drinking Water." Associated Press, May 6, 2008.
SCAFFOLD / FALL PROTECTION
"Construction Worker Is Killed in Fall From a Scaffold." New York Times, May 7, 2008.
03 MAY 08, Issue 572
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fertilizer Spill Causes Fish Kill in Creek." Associated Press, May 3, 2008.
"Another spill at troubled Santa Barbara County oil facility." Associated Press, May 2, 2008.
"Officials Seek the Source of a Fuel Spill in the Grand River." Associated Press, May 2, 2008.
COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"House Votes to Require New Dust Standards." Associated Press, April 30, 2008.
LEAD
"New EPA Standards Would Cut Amount of Lead in the Air." Washington Post, May 2, 2008, A2.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
"New Policy Prolongs EPA Chemical Reviews." Washington Post, April 30, 2008, A7.
WORKER SAFETY / ENFORCEMENT
"Democratic Senators Want Tougher OSHA Penalties." Associated Press, April 29, 2008.
"OSHA Cites United Airlines for Safety Violations at O'Hare." Associated Press, May 2, 2008.
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26 APRIL 08, Issue 571
In this issue:
SPILL
"Crews Clean Oil Spill in Marquette's Lower Harbor." Associated Press, April 24, 2008.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Contaminated Site OKd for L.A. Elementary School." Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2008.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE
"Chief Says Propane Buildup Caused Spooner Explosion." Associated Press, April 25, 2008.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"OSHA Investigates Manufacturing Death in Kimberly." Associated Press, April 24, 2008.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION
"House Passes Coast Guard Bill Despite Bush Veto Threat." Associated Press, April 24, 2008.
CHEMICAL STORAGE
"Factory Fire in Morocco Kills 55, Official Agency Reports." Associated Press, April 26, 2008.
19 APRIL 08, Issue 570
In this issue:
LEAD
"Park Remains Closed - More Lead Testing." Los Angeles Daily News, April 18, 2008.
CHEMICAL WEAPONS
"Army Set to destroy Old Chemical Weapons on Island of Oahu." Associated Press, April 15, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Wal-Mart to Pull Bottles Made With Chemical BPA." Washington Post, April 18, 2008; D1.
CHEMICAL STORAGE
"Final Report Released on 2006 Apex Chemical Fire." Associated Press, April 16, 2008.
CHEMICAL TRANSPORTATION
"Railroads Get New Rules for Routing Hazardous Cargo." Chicago Tribune, April 16, 2008.
12 APRIL 08, Issue 569
In this issue:
SPILL
"SC Firm, Railroad Settle Suit Over Spill." Associated Press, April 7, 2008.
TOXICOLOGY
"In U.S., Few Alternatives To Testing On Animals." Washington Post, April 12, 2008, A1.
DRINKING WATER
"US Water Pipelines Are Breaking." Associated Press, April 8, 2008.
05 APRIL 08, Issue 568
In this issue:
SPILL
"SC Interstate Reopens After Tanker Spill." The Associated Press, April 2, 2008.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"PG&E to Pay $20 Million in Toxic Suit." Associated Press, April 3, 2008.
WETLANDS
"EPA Issues Wetlands Rules." Associated Press, March 31, 2008.
ERIONITE
"North Dakota Gravel Sparks Fears." Associated Press, April 5, 2008.
LEAD
"EPA Issues New Rules on Lead Paint." Associated Press, March 31, 2008.
MONITORING / INDOOR AIR QUALITY
"Tests: Chemical in FEMA Trailers in Ark." Associated Press, April 1, 2008.
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29 MARCH 08, Issue 567
In this issue:
SPILL
"Little Oil Company Creates Big Problems." Associated Press, March 27, 2008.
"12 Firefighters Hurt in Calif. Blaze." Associated Press, March 24, 2008.
"Answers Elusive in Alaska Ship Sinking." Associated Press, March 24, 2008.
SPILL / SHELTER IN PLACE
"Chemical Warehouse Ablaze in New York." Associated Press, March 29, 2008.
BHOPAL
"Indians Pressure Dow on Bhopal Cleanup." Washington Post, March 29, 2008, A12.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"$1M Fine Proposed for Deadly Tunnel Fire." Associated Press, March 24, 2008.
CRANE SAFETY
"Probe Begins in Fatal Miami Crane Crash." Associated Press, March 26, 2008.
22 MARCH 08, Issue 566
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Leaks Into France's Loire River." Associated Press, March 17, 2008.
"At Least 2 Hurt in Wisconsin Plant Blast." Associated Press, March 18, 2008.
"Ind. Chemical Blast Injures Several." Associated Press, March 20, 2008.
SUPERFUND / TRICHLOROTHEYLENE
"Landfill in Loudoun Makes List of Most Hazardous U.S. Sites." Washington Post, March 20, 2008, B4.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
"Fine Upheld Against Owner of Area Gas Stations." Washington Post, March 20, 2008, B3.
COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"Sugar Plant Blast Puts Heat on OSHA's Rulemaking." Washington Post, March 18, 2008, D4.
MARINE TOXICOLOGY
"Man-Made Chemicals May Put Strain on Fish." Washington Post, March 18, 2008, B1.
15 MARCH 08, Issue 565
In this issue:
EXPLOSIVES
"Explosives Removed from Beneath Mobile Home in Sierra Town." San Francisco Chronicle, March 14, 2008.
SUPERFUND / ASBESTOS / LIBBY, MT
"Grace to Pay Feds for Montana Cleanup." Associated Press, March 12, 2008.
FALL PROTECTION
"OSHA investigating worker's death at Great America." Chicago Tribune, March 13, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"Smog Rule Tightened; 345 Counties Fail." Associated Press, Thursday, March 13, 2008.
"Tougher Pollution Rules Issued for Ships, Locomotives." Washington Post, March 15, 2008, A2.
HEARING CONSERVATION
"US Troops Losing Hearing." Associated Press, March 8, 2008.
COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"Safety Board: Refinery Blast Preventable." Associated Press, Wednesday, March 12, 2008.
08 MARCH 08, Issue 564
In this issue:
SPILL
"Calif. Derailment Keeps Residents Out." Associated Press, March 5, 2008.
COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"OSHA to Inspect Dust-Prone Factories."Associated Press, March 3, 2008.
MERCURY
"EPA Reconsidering Mercury Emission Rules." Associated Press, March 6, 2008.
ERGONOMICS
"Keep Typing: Wrist Injuries Are Falling." Associated Press, March 4, 2008.
01 MARCH 08, Issue 563
In this issue:
SPILL / EXXON VALDEZ
"Justices Assess Financial Damages in Exxon Valdez Case." Washington Post, February 28, 2008, A2.
SUPERFUND
"Navajo Lawmakers Approve Superfund Bill." Associated Press, February 26, 2008.
SUPERFUND / LEAD
"EPA to Spend $21 Million on Cleanup of Evansville Superfund Site." Associated Press, February 26, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"Farms May Be Exempted From Emission Rules." Washington Post, February 26, 2008, A3.
"Study: Contaminent Levels High in Parks." Associated Press, February 27, 2008.
CONFINED SPACE / LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
"OSHA Fines Lakehead for Safety Violations After 4 Workers Die." Associated Press, February 25, 2008.
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23 FEBRUARY 08, Issue 562
In this issue:
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
"Industry's Toxic Chemicals Declined." Associated Press, February 21, 2008.
"Toxic Chemical Release Declines." Honolulu Advertiser, February 22, 2008.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Noxious Fumes Force Closure of Road to Halemaumau." Honolulu Star Bulletin, February 20, 2008.
SUPERFUND / POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBS)
"CBS to Pay $31 Million in Superfund Settlement." Associated Press, February 19, 2008.
PESTICIDES
"Farmworkers Want Pesticide Ban Hastened." Associated Press, February 23, 2008.
EXPLOSIVE ATSMOSPHERES / FLAMMABLE DUST
"Ga. Refinery Had Earlier Dust Explosion." Associated Press, February 18, 2008.
16 FEBRUARY 08, Issue 561
In this issue:
SPILL
"State Investigates Ethanol Spill Near Iowa Falls." Associated Press, February 15, 2008.
"Reeking Odor Sickens Students, School Staff." Honolulu Star Bulletin, February 16, 2008.
FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION / MATERIAL HANDLING
"Antioch Man Crushed by Load of Lumber." San Francisco Chronicle, February 15, 2008, B9.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Report: Toxins Could be Sickening Some Wisconsin Residents." Associated Press, February 12, 2008.
TOXICOLOGY / EPIDEMIOLOGY
"Lab Rats May Get a Reprieve Some Day." Associated Press, February 14, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"Congress Hears Port Pollution Problems." Associated Press, February 14, 2008.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY / MONITORING
"FEMA Plans Trailer Exodus Over Chemical." Associated Press, February 14, 2008.
09 FEBRUARY 08, Issue 560
In this issue:
SPILL
"Spill Forces Evacuation of White House Visitor Center." Washington Post, February 8, 2008.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"BP Enters Guilty Plea for 2005 Texas Refinery Explosion." Associated Press, February 4, 2008.
COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"Dust Blamed in Deadly Refinery Blast." Associated Press, February 9, 2008.
HAZARD COMMINICATION / TRAINING
"Spaceship Builder Faulted in Explosion." Associated Press, February 7, 2008.
CLEAN AIR ACT / MERCURY
"Court Rejects Emission 'Trades'". Washington Post, February 9, 2008, A3.
AIR SAMPLING
"New Laser Spectrometer Provides Instant Analysis." Reuters, February 7, 2008.
02 FEBRUARY 08, Issue 559
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel spill ties up the 134." Los Angeles Times, January 30, 2008.
"200 Barrels of Crude Dumped in Another Greka Site Spill." Associated Press, January 30, 2008.
"Northbound Lanes of 101 Reopened." San Francisco Chronicle, February 1, 2008.
"Chemical Fumes Send 19 from Rosemead School to Hospital." Los Angeles Times, January 31, 2008.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Worker dies in S.F. Printing Plant Accident." San Francisco Chronicle, January 30, 2008.
FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION
"Man Killed in S.F. Collapse Was Father of 4." Chronicle, January 30, 2008.
SPILL / SAN FRANCISCO
"Coast Guard Report Faults Spill Response." Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2008.
CHEMICAL TESTING / EPIDEMIOLOGY
"UK Compensates Chemical-Test Veterans." Associated Press, January 31, 2008.
AGENT ORANGE
"Agent Orange Work Progresses in Vietnam." Associated Press, February 1, 2008.
LEAD / CHELATION / EPIDEMIOLOGY
"Lead Linked to Aging in Older Brains." Associated Press, January 27, 2008.
WORKER PROTECTION
"Citgo Pays $155,000 in Fines Over Unsafe Working Conditions." Associated Press, February 1, 2008.
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26 JANUARY 08, Issue 558 CLICK ISSUE TO VIEW ENTIRE ARTICLE
In this issue:
SPILL
"Accident Closes Major Shipping Channel for Hours." New York Times, January 25, 2008.
"Chemicals Taint Water in China, 26 Ill." Associated Press, January 24, 2008.
SPILL / CHLORINE
"Chlorine Sickens Elmhurst Water Park Visitors." Chicago Tribune, January 21, 2008.
SUPERFUND
"At Some Superfund Sites, Toxic Legacies Linger." New York Times, January 20, 2008.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / REMEDIATION
"Fuel-Eating Bacteria Might be Used to Clean Up Fuel Spill." Associated Press, January 24, 2008.
LEAD
"Doubts on Lead Pipe Replacement." Washington Post, January 26, 2008, B1.
MERCURY
"High Mercury Levels Are Found in Tuna Sushi." New York Times, January 23, 2008.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Dozens of Unearthed WW II-Era Bombs Detonated at School." Associated Press, January 22, 2008.
FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION
"15-Ton Wall Section Falls, Killing Worker." San Francisco Chronicle, January 24, 2008.
REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
"Santa Barbara County Shuts Down Two More Greka Oil Facilities." Associated Press, January 25, 2008.
19 JANUARY 08, Issue 557
In this issue:
SPILL
"French Court Finds Oil Company Partly Liable for Spill." Associated Press, January 17, 2008.
"Bleach Fumes Sicken 24 at Middle School." Associated Press, January 19, 2008.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"Mining Giant to Pay $20 Million EPA Fine." Washington Post, January 18, 2008, A16.
ASBESTOS
"Asbestos Remover Gets Jail Time." Washington Post, January 13, 2008, SM4.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION
"Spaceship Maker Cited for Fatal Blast." Associated Press, January 18, 2008.
LOCKOUT / TAGOUT
"1 Dead in Explosion at N.J. Plant." Associated Press, January 15, 2008.
12 JANUARY 08, Issue 556
In this issue:
SPILL
"Person Hurt in Chemistry Lab Explosion at Purdue."Associated Press, January 10, 2008.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION / LNG / PROPANE
"Report: Oil, LNG Tankers Vulnerable." Associated Press, January 9, 2008.
05 JANUARY 08, Issue 555
In this issue:
SPILL
"Hazmat Scare Evacuates Home Depot." Chicago Tribune, January 5, 2008.
CLEAN AIR
"16 States Sue EPA in Effort to Set Tougher Car Emission Rules." Associated Press, January 3, 2008.
"Cancer Risk from Toxic Air drops By 17% in Southland." Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2008.
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