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24 DECEMBER 2010, Issue 751
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oh Fudge! Truck Spills 40K Pounds of ice Cream, Freezing Holiday Traffic on Ind. Highway." Associated Press, December 23, 2011.
"Brazil Slaps Chevron With $5.4 Million Fine for Alleged Mishandling of Oil Leak Off Coast." Associated Press, December 24, 2011.
"Nigeria's Worst Offshore Oil Spill In a Decade Came as Workers Loaded Tanker at Vital Field." Associated Press, December 23, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Congress Approves $300 Million to Maintain Great Lakes Toxic Cleanups, Fight Invasive Species." Associated Press, December 20, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Forces Dirtiest Power Plants to Clean Up Toxic Air Pollution, but Gives Leeway on Timing." Associated Press, December 21, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Calif. Painting Company Pleads Guilty in Colo. Power Plant Fire Deaths, Will Pay $1.65M." Associated Press, December 19, 2011.
17 DECEMBER 2010, Issue 750
In this issue:
PESTICIDES / DUST
"Kauai Residents Sue Over Dust From Seed Company." The Garden Island, December 14, 2011.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"EPA Finalizes Tough New Rules on Emissions by Power Plants." Washington Post, December 16, 2011.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Report on Wyo. Groundwater Pollution Intensifies Nationwide Debate Over Fracking." Associated Press, December 8, 2011.
03 DECEMBER 2010, Issue 749
In this issue:
SPILL
"Trucker Cited for Spill That Coated Nearly 40 Miles of Pa. Turnpike, Damaged Hundreds of Cars." Associated Press, December 2, 2011.
SPILL / BHOPAL
"Survivors of World's Worst Industrial Accident Block India Trains to Demand More Compensation." Associated Press, December 3, 2011.
SPILL / AUSTRALIA
"Australia Lifts Maximum Fines for Ships That Spill Oil from $1 Million to $11 Million." Associated Press, November 21, 2011.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Explosion at Chemical Plant in Eastern China Kills 14 Workers, Injures 5." Associated Press, November 19, 2011.
CLEAN AIR ACT
"EPA Orders W.Va. Poultry Farms Polluting Streams to seek Clean Water Act permits." Associated Press, November 30, 2011.
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19 NOVEMBER 2010, Issue 748
In this issue:
SPILL / BRAZIL
"Chevron Says Pressure Error Led to Brazil Leak: Report." Reuters, November 19, 2011.
SPILL / NIGERIA
"Shell Reports New Oil Spill in Nigeria." Reuters, November 13, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Chemical Cleanup Site in Delaware Could See New Life Under Federal Renewable Energy Project." Associated Press, November 19, 2011.
COMBUSTIBLE DUST
"Rules Lag Amid Deadly Dust Blasts." Associated Press, November 14, 2011.
MACHINE GUARDING
"OSHA Investigating Wood Chipper Death of Man in Southwestern Illinois." Associated Press, November 18, 2011.
12 NOVEMBER 2010, Issue 747
In this issue:
SPILL / GULF
"Gulf Coast Upset Over Coast Guard's OK to Wrap Up BP Cleanup." Associated Press, November 8, 2011.
SPILL / YELLOWSTONE
"Workers Torch Last Pile of Oil-Fouled Debris From Mont. Exxon Mobil Spill Along Yellowstone." Associated Press, November 8, 2011.
SPILL / WASHINGTON
"10,000 Gallons of Ethanol, Some Corn Syrup Spill in Pasco Rail Yard Train Collision." Associated Press, November 7, 2011.
SPILL / BRAZIL
"Brazil Investigates Chevron Oil Spill Off Rio de Janeiro coast." Associated Press, November 12, 2011.
SPILL / CHINA
"China Says Probe Finds ConocoPhillips Oil Spills Caused By Negligence." Associated Press, November 11, 2011.
SPILL / NIGERIA
"Amnesty International Says Shell Must Clean Up Nigeria oil Spill Wrecking 69,000 Lives." Associated Press, November 9, 22011.
COMPLIANCE
"US Army Destroys Nazi Stockpile of Nerve Agent." Associated Press, November 10, 2011.
05 NOVEMBER 2010, Issue 746
In this issue:
SPILL / AMMONIA
"Ammonia Leak Prompts Alert at San Onofre Nuclear Plant in Calif.; No Injuries or Public Danger." Associated Press, November 1, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES / DUST / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES / YOUNG WORKERS
"6 Dead at Kansas Grain Elevator Include Iraq War Veteran, Husband-to-be, Future Farmer." Associated Press, October 30, 2011.
SUPERFUND
"EPA to Study Potential for Superfund Sites, Former Landfills to Host Renewable Energy Projects." Associated Press, November 4, 2011.
CLEAN WATER
"Chesapeake Bay Study Finds Progress Against Dead Zones." Washington Post, November 4, 2011.
COMPLIANCE
"OSHA Cites Wis. Sandblaster for Health Violations." Associated Press, November 2, 2011.
BP / COMPLIANCE
"BP Agrees to Pay Texas $50M for Pollution Violations at Refinery Where '05 Explosion Killed 15." Associated Press, November 3, 2011.
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29 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 745
In this issue:
SPILL / ACETONE
"40,000 Gallons of Acetone Aflame at Artificial Fingernail Factory Near Little Rock." Associated Press, October 20, 2011.
SPILL
"Official: 1,500 Gallons of Chemical That Spilled into Ind. Ditch was Hazardous but Not Toxic." Associated Press, October 22, 2011.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS STORAGE
"Feds Call for Safer Storage Tanks After Explosions." Associated Press, October 27, 2011.
15 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 744
In this issue:
SPILL / NEW ZEALAND
"New Zealand Crews Unable to Resume Pumping Oil Off Leaking Ship; Environmental Disaster Feared." Associated Press, October 13, 2011.
PESTICIDES
"Utah Company, Exterminator Plead Guilty to Unlawful Pesticide Use After 2 Girls' Deaths." Associated Press, October 11, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES / HYDROGEN SULFIDE
"Officials: 16-Year-Old Killed, 2 Men Hurt When Overcome by Fumes at California Recycling Plant." Associated Press, October 14, 2011.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Lists California's Polluted Waters." Associated Press, October 11, 2011.
08 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 743
In this issue:
SPILL
"Explosions Shake Illinois Village After Fiery Derailment of Freight Train Loaded with Ethanol." Associated Press, October 7, 2011.
CHLORINE
"Authorities: 2 Women Throw Bleach on Each Other During Fight at Walmart; Hazmat Team Called." Associated Press, October 8, 2011.
IGNITION SOURCES
"Black Smoke, Orange Flames Shoot from Texas Plant After Fire Sparked as Workers Mix Chemicals." Associated Press, October 3, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES / ENGULFMENT
"OSHA Orders Wis. Company to Increase Employee Safety Training, Pay $550,000 Fine." Associated Press, October 3, 2011.
01 OCTOBER 2010, Issue 742
In this issue:
SPILL / FATIGUE
"NTSB Investigators: Pilot Fatigue, Distraction Contributed to Texas ship Collision, Oil Spill." Associated Press, September 26, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Los Alamos Under Renewed Pressure to Remove Dangerous Toxic Wastes." Associated Press, October 1, 2011.
NATURAL GAS / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"New Standards Advised for Industrial Pipe Cleaning in Wake of Deadly Conn. Power Plant Blast." Associated Press, September 27, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES
"2 Men Found Dead in Sewage Tank at Kennebunkport, Maine, Motel." Associated Press, September 27, 2011.
COMPATABILITY
"2 Hurt in University of Maryland Chemistry Class Accident, Building Temporarily Evacuated." Associated Press, September 26, 2011.
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24 SEPTEMBER 2010, Issue 741
In this issue:
SPILL
"Companies Agree to Pay $44.4 Million for Cleanup of 2007 Oil Spill in San Francisco Bay." Associated Press, September 19, 2011.
"Testimony Opens in Trial Over Huge 2008 Coal Ash Spill at Tennessee Valley Authority Plant." Associated Press, September 18, 2011.
"Exxon Mobil to Restart Failed Pipeline After Burying it Deeply Under Mont. River." Associated Press, September 23, 2011.
CHINA / HAZARDOUS WASTE
"China Solar Company Pledges Toxic Waste Cleanup for Factory Targeted in Pollution Protests." Associated Press, September 20, 2011.
ODOR
"Does DEET Stink Or is It Confusing? Study Says Popular Insect Repellent Scrambles Odor Signals." Associated Press, September 21, 2011.
17 SEPTEMBER 2010, Issue 740
In this issue:
GULF SPILL
"BP's Cost Cuts Contributed to Oil Spill Disaster, Federal Probe Finds." Washington Post, September 14, 2011.
MEDICAL WASTE
"UN Investigator Says Medical Waste Mostly Unregulated, Often Dumped Illegally, Risks Ignored." Associated Press, September 14, 2011.
CLEAN AIR / LEAD
"Shanghai Suspends Production at 2 Factories Amid Lead Poisoning Probe." Associated Press, September 15, 2011.
COMPLIANCE / LOCKOUT TAGOUT
"Disney Fined by Federal Agency After Probe into Animal Kingdom Park Worker's death." Associated Press, September 16, 2011.
10 SEPTEMBER 2010, Issue 739
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Navy Promises Hunters Point Cleanup by 2017." San Francisco Chronicle, September 2, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"Shell Agrees to Pay $500,000 Fine for Pollution in Texas, Will Warn of Chemical releases." Associated Press, September 6, 2011.
"The 20 States with the Most Toxic Air." San Francisco Chronicle, September 6, 2011.
03 SEPTEMBER 2010, Issue 738
In this issue:
SPILL
"China Maritime Authorities Says ConocoPhillips Failed to Fully Stop, Clean Up Bohai Oil Spills." Associated Press, September 2, 2011.
SPILL / BROMINE
"Toxic Chemical Cloud Hits Russian City." Associated Press, September 2, 2011.
SPILL / MERCURY
"Mercury Spills at Ohio Day Care, 30 Kids Affected." Associated Press, September 2, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"Obama Pulls Back Proposed Smog Standards in Victory for Business."Associated Press, September 2, 2011.
PERCHLOROETHYLENE
"Study: Perc Remains in Dry-Cleaned Clothes." Washington Post, September 2, 2011.
FALL PROTECTION
"4 Hurt in Roof Collapse at S.F. Construction Site." San Francisco Chronicle, September 1, 2011.
CRANE SAFETY
"Officials Examine Crane Accident at Calif. Park." Associated Press, August 31, 2011.
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27 AUGUST 2010, Issue 737
In this issue:
SPILL
"Authorities Say 5 killed in Explosion During Chemical Experiment in South Korea." Associated Press, August 26, 2011.
"Royal Dutch Shell Blames 6 Recent Spills in Nigeria's Oil-Rich Delta on 'Sabotage'." Associated Press, August 22, 2011.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Reaches $4.4 Million in Superfund Settlements." Los Angeles Times, August 25, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Levies $1M in Penalties on Central Calif. Toxic Waste Dump for Improperly Managing Waste." Associated Press, August 24, 2011.
"Louisiana Paper Mill Spill Causes Massive fish Kill." Reuters, August 22, 2011.
20 AUGUST 2010, Issue 736
In this issue:
SPILL
"54,600 Gallons of Oil Spill from Rig Off Scotland." Associated Press, August 16, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Settles With Owners of Mass. Chemical Plant That Exploded in 2006, Destroying Homes." Associated Press, August 15, 2011.
CHINA / CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Chinese City's Decision to Move Chemical Plant Shows Influence of Rising Middle Class." Associated Press, August 15, 2011.
MACHINE GUARDING
"OSHA Finds Safety Gaps in Student's Lab Death; Yale Says Machine Met National Safety Standards." Associated Press, August 16, 2011.
13 AUGUST 2010, Issue 735
In this issue:
SPILL
"Shell Says Leak in Flow Line in North Sea Off Scottish Coast Now 'Under Control'." Associated Press, August 13, 2011.
LEAD / CLEAN AIR
"EPA Orders Battery Recycling Business in Northwestern Puerto Rico to Reduce Lead Pollution." Associated Press, August 10, 2011.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Orders DuPont to halt Sales of Weedkiller Blamed for Damaging Trees in Several States." Associated Press, August 11, 2011.
06 AUGUST 2010, Issue 734
In this issue:
SPILL
"UN: Oil Spills Leave Widespread Ecological Damage In a Region of Nigeria's Crude-Rich Delta." Associated Press, August 4, 2011.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"After String of Pipeline Spills and Deadly Blasts, Congress Eyes New Safety Rules." Associated Press, August 4, 2011.
AMMONIUM NITRATE
"Years After New Law, US to Propose Rules Over Explosive Chemical Used in Fertilizer Bombs." Associated Press, August 1, 2011.
UNEXPLODED ORDINANCE
"Ky. Officials: Tear Gas Grenade Explodes As Children Play, Sending 20 People to Hospitals." Associated Press, August 2, 2011.
PEDESTRIAN SAFETY
"Tyson Foods Truck Driver Pinned Between 2 Trailers Killed in Accident Outside Arkansas Plant." Associated Press, August 4, 2011.
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30 JULY 2010, Issue 733
In this issue:
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Teens Die After Detasseling Electrocution." Chicago Tribune, July 27, 2011.
MACHINE GUARDING
"Safety Agency Cites Tortilla Company Where Worker Died." New York Times, July 30, 2011.
23 JULY 2010, Issue 732
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gas Tanker Truck Explodes Into Fireball in Mass., Sets 3 Buildings on Fire; 1 Dead, 4 Hurt." Associated Press, July 23, 2011.
"AT&T to pay $40,000 in San Jose fuel spill." San Francisco Chronicle, July 22, 2011.
HEAT STRESS / HYPERSENSITIVITY
"Heat Wave Making Air Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups." Associated Press, July 20, 2011.
HEAT STRESS / COMPLIANCE
"State Investigates 6 Possible Heat-Related Deaths." Associated Press, July 23, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Imposes New Power Plant Rules." Washington Post, July 7, 2011.
"Ohio Leads List of Top 20 States With Toxic Air." Reuters, July 20, 2011.
LEAD
"EPA Backs Away From Lead Dust Testing Renovation Proposal." New York Times, July 22, 2011.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
"Birth Defects Linked to Coal Smoke, Pesticides-China Study." Reuters, July 19, 2011.
16 JULY 2010, Issue 731
In this issue:
SPILL
"900 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Missouri River in ND; State Officials Say No Significant Damage." Associated Press, July 15, 2011.
"China Reports Fresh Oil Spill Off Northeast Coast, Moves to Better Protect Marine Environment." Associated Press, July 11, 2011.
CHEMICAL EXPOSURE / CHROMIUM
"City of Merced to Pay $1.5 Million to 2,200 Residents of Chromium-Contaminated Subdivision." Associated Press, July 15, 2011.
ABOVE GROUND UTILITIES / CLEARANCE
"Largest Fire in NM History Might Have Been Averted if Caretaker had Seen Tree on Power Line." Associated Press, July 13, 2011.
09 JULY 2010, Issue 730
In this issue:
SPILL
"Exxon Ramps up Montana Oil Spill Cleanup, but Where it All Went Still Unclear as River Rises." Associated Press, July 3, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Rule Requires Power Plants in 27 States to Reduce Pollution Spoiling Air Downwind." Associated Press, July 7, 2011.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
"Calif. Groups Sue EPA for Failing to Respond to Civil Rights Complaint Over Toxic Dump Sites." Associated Press, July 7, 2011.
COMPLIANCE
"Questioning state's Industrial Safety Program." San Francisco Chronicle, July 8, 2011.
02 JULY 2010, Issue 729
In this issue:
SPILL
"Exxon Spill Releases Oil Into Mont. River, Prompts Evacuations." Associated Press, July 2, 2011.
"Dozens of Workers Still Hospitalized from Chlorine Gas Exposure at Arkansas Chicken Plant." Associated Press, June 28, 2011.
SPILL / CHINA
"Reports: China Probing Spills in Largest Offshore Oil Field, Off Northeastern Coast." Associated Press, July 1, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Deal Calls for Haze-Reduction at Western Coal Plants." Washington Post, June 19, 2011.
AIR MONITORING
"EPA's 'Flying Laboratory' Dispatched to Monitor Air as Wildfire Burns Near NM Nuclear Lab." Associated Press, June 29, 2011.
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18 JUNE 2010, Issue 728
In this issue:
SPILL
"Feds, State Sue Oil Company Over Chronic California oil Spills in Santa Barbara Co Waterways." Associated Press, Published: June 17, 2011.
"Police: Explosions Rock South La Chemical Plant But No One injured; 1-Mile Area Evacuated." Associated Press, Published: June 14, 2011.
AGENT ORANGE / UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE
"Vietnam Works to Detect Unexploded Ordnance, First Phase of Agent Orange Cleanup With US." Associated Press, June 16, 2011.
LEAD / CHINA
"Lead Poisoning in China: The Hidden Scourge." New York Times, June 15, 2011.
11 JUNE 2010, Issue 727
In this issue:
SPILL / CHINA
"Acid Spill in Chinese River Knocks Out Supply to Half Million People Around City of Hangzhou." Associated Press, June 6, 2011.
CARCINOGENS / FORMALDEHYDE / STYRENE
"Government Says Formaldehyde is Cancer-Causer and Second Industrial Chemical, Styrene, May Be." Associated Press, June 11, 2011.
PESTICIDES
"EPA Plans to Ban the Most Toxic Rodent Control Products Available to Consumers." Associated Press, June 7, 2011.
04 JUNE 2010, Issue 726
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE / LEAD
"Union Pacific, EPA End Long Dispute Over Omaha Lead Contamination with $25M Deal." Associated Press, June 1, 2011.
COMPLIANCE / WILLFUL VIOLATIONS
"Criminal Trial Opens for Xcel Safety Violations for 5 Deaths at Georgetown, Colo." Associated Press, May 31, 2011.
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28 MAY 2010, Issue 725
In this issue:
ASBESTOS / TRAINING
"OSHA Fines Cicero Company $1.2 Million After Untrained, Unprotected Workers Remove Asbestos." Associated Press, May 25, 2011.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Explosion at Apple Supplier Caused by Dust, China Says." New York Times, May 25, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"Stench From Waste Facility Overwhelms Small Southern California Town, Angers Community." Associated Press, Published: May 22, 2011.
CLEAN AIR / MERCURY
"EPA Delays Rule On Industrial Emissions." Los Angeles Times, May 17, 2011.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"Blaze at Northern NJ Chemical Processing Hacility Appears to be Electrical Fire, No Injuries." Associated Press, May 25, 2011.
REGULATIONS
"Obama to Scale Back Regulations in Effort to Spur Economic Growth." Washington Post, May 26, 2011.
14 MAY 2010, Issue 724
In this issue:
"2 S. Ind. Businesses Cited for Taking Tainted Soil." Associated Press, May 13, 2011.
DRINKING WATER
"Study Offers Evidence Gas Drilling Can Taint Drinking Water; Methane Found but Not Chemicals." Associated Press, May 9, 2011.
"Texas Poised to Be 1st to Require Disclosure of Chemicals in Key Natural Gas Drilling Process." Associated Press, May 12, 2011.
07 MAY 2010, Issue 723
In this issue:
SPILL
"Emergency Crews Work on Massive Oil Spill in Western Canada." Associated Press, May 4, 2011.
SPILL / CHINA
"China's Zijin Mining Fined $4.6 Million for Toxic Spill at Copper Mine." Associated Press, May 3, 2011.
ASBESTOS / LIBBY MONTANA
"EPA Study Says Dangers Persist in Asbestos-Tainted Montana Town - But Air Much Improved." Associated Press, May 3, 2011.
SCAFFOLDS / FALL PROTECTION / LADDERS
"OSHA Cites Franklin Park Firm J.P. Phillips for Safety Violations." Chicago Tribune, May 3, 2011.
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30 APRIL 2010, Issue 722
In this issue:
SPILL
"Truck Loaded With Honey Bees Spills Hives, Closing Highway, in Wyoming Accident." Associated Press, Monday, April 25, 2011.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Proposes Stricter Controls on Water Pollution." Washington Post, April 27, 2011.
HEAT STRESS
"Labor Secretary Launching Heat Illness Campaign." Associated Press, April 28, 2011.
23 APRIL 2010, Issue 721
In this issue:
SPILL
"Gulf Spill Puts Spotlight on Difficulties Responding to Major Accident off Alaska Coast." Associated Press, April 23, 2011.
"Train That Forced Evacuations and School Closures in Monument, Colo., is Moved Away From Homes." Associated Press, April 20, 2011.
DRINKING WATER
"Chemicals Were Injected Into Wells, Report Says." New York Times, April 17, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES
"OSHA Investigating Death of Napa Winemaker." San Francisco Chronicle, April 22, 2011.
MERCURY
"Mercury Climbing in Food Chain, New Study Shows." San Francisco Chronicle, April 20, 2011.
16 APRIL 2010, Issue 720
In this issue:
SPILL / EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
"Blast at Chemical Plant in Northeast China Kills at Least 9 Workers." Associated Press, April 13, 2011.
MACHINE GUARDS / PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
"Yale Student Killed as Hair Gets Caught in Lathe."New York Times, April 14, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES
"Rescuers Digging to Find Miner Trapped in Tunnel After Collapse at Northern Idaho Silver Mine." Associated Press, April 16, 2011.
FALL PROTECTION
"Dow Identifies Worker Who Died After Fall on Job." Associated Press, April 16, 2011.
LOCAL / EXPLOSIVES
"Investigation: Hawaii Fireworks Blast Came as Workers Dismantled Pyrotechnics in Storage Area." Associated Press, April 14, 2011.
09 APRIL 2010, Issue 719
In this issue:
SPILL
"Acid spills on Montgomery College student." Washington Post, April 6, 2011.
SPILL / RADIATION
"Radioactive Water No Longer Leaking Into Sea, Nuclear Plant Operator Says." Washington Post, April 5, 2011.
"Special US Marine Unit for Nuclear, Chemical Crises Drills with Japanese, Stands at Ready." Associated Press, April 9, 2011.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS STORAGE
"Los Angeles Man Convicted for Storing in Home Cache of Chemicals and Gunpowder Found in Fire." Associated Press, Thursday, April 7, 2011.
WORKER SAFETY
"Bodies of 2 Workers Found at Site of Tenn. Sewage Plant Wall Collapse in Smokies, Cause Probed." Associated Press, April 9, 2011.
"MSHA Cites W.Va. Mine Operator for Safety Violations After Inspectors Watch 'Coal' on TV." Associated Press, April 8, 2011.
CLEAN AIR / LEAD
"High Levels of Toxic Lead Found in Air Outside Chicago School." Chicago Tribune, April 1, 2011.
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26 MARCH 2010, Issue 718
In this issue:
SPILL
"Oil Spill Threatens Endangered Penguins and Sea Life in Remote South Atlantic Territory." Associated Press, March 22, 2011.
SPILL / AMMONIA
"1,000 Workers Evacuated After Ammonia Leak at Kentucky Meat Plant; Leak stopped 2 1/2 Hours Later." Associated Press, March 23, 2011.
SUPERFUND
"EPA: Superfund Priority Listing Only Way to Clean up Old Nevada Mine; State Might Balk Again." Associated Press, March 26, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Crews Test Calif Site Where Chemicals Were Stored." San Francisco Chronicle, March 24, 2011.
19 MARCH 2010, Issue 717
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Truck Crashes, Spills Thousands of Gallons Gas, Closing 13 Miles of Idaho Highway Lanes." Associated Press, March 17, 2011.
"Chemical Spill in LaGrange Sends 8 to Hospital." Chicago Tribune, March 14, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES / COMPLIANCE
"OSHA Fining Gavilon Grain $465,500 Following Death of Ohio Worker Cleaning Grain Bin." Associated Press, March 16, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Virginia munitions complex asks EPA to renew permit allowing cleanup of hazardous waste." Associated Press, March 17, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Proposes 'First Ever' Emissions Standards for Power Plants." Washington Post, March 16, 2011.
12 MARCH 2010, Issue 716
In this issue:
CONFINED SPACES
"Drowned in Corn: Grain Bin Deaths Hit Record." Chicago Tribune, March 8, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Honeywell Fined $11.8M for Illegal Hazardous Waste." Associated Press, March 11, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE / MERCURY
"EPA: Abandoned Calif. Mercury Mine a Toxic Hazard." Associated Press, March 11, 2011.
SUPERFUND
"EPA Adds 2 Wells in Puerto Rico to Superfund List." Associated Press, March 8, 2011.
HEAT STRESS / LIABILITY
"Farm Supervisors Take Plea Deal in CA Heat Death." Associated Press, March 9, 2011.
WORKER SAFETY
"Worker Dies at Valero Energy Refinery in La." Associated Press, March 7, 2011.
05 MARCH 2010, Issue 715
In this issue:
CLEAN AIR
"Metra Finds 'Alarming' Pollution on Some Trains." Chicago Tribune, February 14, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA Fines St. Joseph Company for Many Violations." Associated Press, March 2, 2011.
TOXICOLOGY
"Scientists Want to Help Regulators Decide Safety of Chemicals." Washington Post, March 4, 2011.
"Concern Grows Over Use of Flame Retardant HBCD." Washington Post, March 4, 2011.
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26 FEBRUARY 2010, Issue 714
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Panel's Findings On Oil Spill to be Delayed Again." Associated Press, Friday, February 25, 2011.
SUPERFUND
"Superfund Site Contamination Spreads to Wetlands." San Francisco Chronicle, February 25, 2011.
PIPELINE SAFETY
"NTSB Chief Concerned About Rash of Pipeline Cases." Associated Press, February 24, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"EPA Trims Costs to Control Toxic Air Pollution." Associated Press, February 23, 2011.
EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERS
"1 Worker Critically Hurt in Pa. Gas Well Explosion." Associated PressThursday, February 24, 2011.
FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION
"OSHA Investigating Accident at Good Samaritan." Chicago Tribune, January 23, 2011.
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE
"Massey Agrees to Monitoring in Slurry Case." Associated Press, February 24, 2011.
NUISSANCE ODORS
"Iowa Company Says It Will Stop Stinky Dumping." Associated Press, February 22, 2011.
19 FEBRUARY 2010, Issue 713
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Leak Hits Norway's Coast Near Nature Reserve." Reuters, February 18, 2011.
"Chevron Faces $8.2 Billion Penalty for Ecuador Spills." Bloomberg, February 14, 2011.
SPILL RESPONSE
"Oil Companies Unveil Spill Containment System." Associated Press, February 17, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"Toxic Nevada Mine Lawsuit Seeks $5M from BP, ARCO." Associated Press, February 15, 2011.
"Time's Up for Toxic Town of Picher, Okla." Los Angeles Times, February 15, 2011.
CANCER PREMIUM
"The EPA's 'Cancer Premium' Shows How Fear Can Trump Real Risks." Washington Post, February 11, 2011.
05 FEBRUARY 2010, Issue 712
In this issue:
SPILL
"Fuel Spill Feared After Fish Boat Sinks Near Wash." Associated Press, February 5, 2011.
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA: Contamination in NYC Canal Could Pose Threat." Associated Press, February 2, 2011.
CLEAN WATER
"EPA Reverses Bush-Era Water Safety Standards, Will Regulate Contaminants." Washington Post, February 3, 2011.
SAFE DRINKING WATER
"EPA to Limit Rocket Fuel Chemical in Tap Water." Associated Press, February 2, 2011.
ERGONOMICS / REPETITIVE STRESS INJURIES
"Regulators, Industry at Odds on Repetitive-Motion Injuries." Washington Post, January 30, 2011.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
"North Central Power Faces Nearly $200K in OSHA Fines in Worker's Electrocution Near Winter." Associated Press, February 3, 2011.
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22 JANUARY 2010, Issue 711
In this issue:
LOCAL / MEDICAL WASTE
"More Medical Waste at Ocean's Edge." Honolulu Star Advertiser, Jan 16, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES
"Fumes at LA Plant Leave 1 Dead, 2 Serious." Associated Press, January 21, 2011.
NOISE / HEARING CONSERVATION
"Feds Drop Plan to Change Workplace noise standards." Associated Press, January 19, 2011.
WORKER SAFETY
"OSHA Investigating Hospital in Wake of Accident." Chicago Tribune, January 21, 2011.
15 JANUARY 2010, Issue 710
In this issue:
HAZARDOUS WASTE
"EPA: Study by Dump Shows Chemicals at Safe Level." Associated Press, January 13, 2011.
CLEAN AIR
"Missed Deadlines in Clearing Haze Over Parks." Associated Press, January 14, 2011.
COMPLIANCE
"OSHA Fines 2 Companies in Pa. Coke Plant Explosion." Associated Press, Thursday, January 13, 2011.
08 JANUARY 2010, Issue 709
In this issue:
SPILL
"Train with Hydrochloric Acid Tips, Leaks in Mich." Associated Press, January 6, 2011.
"1 Killed in Explosion at French Chemical Plant." Associated Press, January 6, 2011.
ELECTRONIC WASTE
"In 27 States, Don't Call Your Old Computer 'Trash'." Associated Press, January 4, 2011.
CONFINED SPACES
"OSHA Cites Nebraska Firm After Deaths of 2 Iowa Men in South Dakota Sewer." Associated Press, January 4, 2011.
01 JANUARY 2010, Issue 708
In this issue:
GULF OIL SPILL
"Cleanup of Oil-Tainted Gulf Coast Nears End." Associated Press, December 31, 2010.
CLEAN WATER ACT
"EPA Unveils Massive Restoration Plan for Chesapeake Bay." Washington Post, December 30, 2010.
CARBON MONOXIDE
"Carbon Monoxide Is a Killer; Know These warning Signs." Los Angeles Times, December 28, 2010.
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