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Another Crude Oil Train Goes off the Rails in Canada

Railroads have been operating under 30-day speed restrictions in the wake of Feb. 6 accident in Saskatchewan.

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Exhaust Scrubber Ignites at Pennsylvania Factory

Sulfur dioxide reacts with other gases to create harmful particles.

New Jersey Businessman Slapped With $4.2 Million Hazmat Fine

Thomas Toy illegally stored hazardous waste at what became an EPA Superfund clean-up site.

Firefighting Foam Overflows at Virginia Airport Hangar

A deluge-type fire suppression system had been accidentally activated.

Trial in Hurricane Harvey-Related Chemical Fire to Begin

Three trailers of volatile organic peroxide burned after Hurricane Harvey-related flooding cut electrical power for refrigeration.

OSHA Charges Pennsylvania Workers Exposed to Toxic Fumes

Exposure to hexavalent chromium can result in significant adverse health effects.

Hazmat Cargo Removed From Overturned Tanker in Kentucky

Almost 700 gallons of butyl acrylate was spilled near the Cumberland River.

Fiery Atlanta Crash Involving Tanker Truck Kills Two

Flames spread still further by burning fuel spilling into a storm drain.

Asbestos Scare at UK Fire Unfounded

A portion of the industrial bakery ablaze in Wakefield contains no hazardous material.

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Last Hazmat Removed from Site of September Plant Fire

More than 1,300 drums remained after Lubrizol fire in Rouen, France.