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Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

TIANJIN, China - The death toll from the fiery explosions at a warehouse of hazardous chemicals climbed Thursday to 50, and the Chinese government sent experts to the shattered and smoldering port to assess any environmental...
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When drains won't do, Juneau's landfill does

...who paints, tinkers with cars or takes apart computers, you no longer have to wait to get rid of - or obtain - hazardous chemicals.Every Friday and Saturday, people can now bring hazardous waste to Commercial Boulevard, where disposal specialists...
Northwest Digest

...Taku Garden housing project of construction workers on Tuesday after soil testing revealed the presence of PCB, a hazardous chemical compound. The level of PCB contamination in the area varied, but some soil samples showed "extremely high" levels...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...approved in October. That settlement included Royal Caribbean's admission that the company's ships dumped hazardous chemicals into Gastineau Channel and oily bilge water into Lynn Canal in 1994 and 1995. Of the $18 million the company...
Juneau Empire Story Archive of its contractors, illegally dumped hundreds of barrels of waste oil, paint thinner, solvents and other hazardous chemicals down oil well shafts at Endicott from 1993 to 1995. Doyon pleaded guilty in 1998 to 15 counts of violating federal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...environmental group last year discovered an FBI investigation into employee claims that the company had illegally dumped hazardous chemicals under cover of night. ``The newspaper had to be proven wrong by other sources,'' Minne said. The criticism...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Waste Incineration of Knik, is convinced the South Anchorage facility is poisoning the environment not only with hazardous chemicals but with airborne pathogens. Nancy Oliver, who owns Safety Waste with her husband, said Entech's equipment...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...part of a four-town tour to apologize for Royal Caribbean's admitted and deliberate dumping of bilge oil and hazardous chemicals in Southeast waters in 1994 and 1995. photo: Local The company negotiated an agreement with federal prosecutors...
Juneau considers funding hazmat team

...and police officials are trained to recognize a hazardous chemical spill, the city typically would call Anchorage's...taught to approach a situation that may involve hazardous chemicals ... take steps so you don't contaminate yourself...
City settles over sewage violations

...of chlorine and sulfur dioxide to process its wastewater but failed to file a risk-management plan of the two hazardous chemicals. The plan was required by the Clean Air Act. A statement from the EPA said the plan is a tool to help the facility...


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