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Chlorine Gas: Munition or Commodity?

I have revisited chlorine in the hope that my small contribution may engender a heightened sense of urgency and increased awareness of the risks of allowing this material to get into the hands of those who would do us harm.

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Adding an Extra 'P' for Proper PPE

The system of selecting PPE by the four levels of A-B-C-D is a quick and simple method of describing what responders wear when working with hazardous materials.

Toxic Release in Spain Triggers Shelter-in-Place Order

Disinfectant plant allowed to continue operations during pandemic

Mixing the Wrong Cleaners Can Be Deadly

Most chemicals should not be mixed with anything other than plain water

Crude Spills into California River After Tanker Overturns

Heavy equipment brought in to contain and clean up the 4,200 gallon release

5 Tons of Hazmat Agent Lost in Mississippi Warehouse Fire

The all-natural product is used by fire and police agencies to control oil spills.

Revisiting the 2015 Vancouver Port Hazmat Incident

When 22 tons of pool cleaning tablets began to oxidize in a shipping container, acrid fumes created a toxic cloud.

Hydrogen Fluoride: To Ban or Not to Ban

To determine if the benefits of using HF outweigh the risks, you need to understand how and why it was utilized in the first place.

Hazmat Emergency in New York Easily Resolved

Possible exposure to unknown chemicals prompted fire officials to order a second alarm.

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Sanctions Against Prosecution Delays Arkema Trial

Judge rules that the state improperly withheld evidence from the defense.