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Using your holiday weekend to clean out your basement and/or garage? Got household hazardous waste you don’t know what to do with?Bring it to the Elkhart County Correctional Facility, C.R. 7 at C.R. 26 (enter from C.R. 7), Elkhart, between 8 a.m....
SOUTH BEND -- The St. Joseph County Council on Tuesday voted to approve a petition to operate a metal recycling center on Smilax Road in Olive Township. The 7-2 vote -- Dan Herbster, R-District F, and Rafael Morton, D-District D were opposed -- took...
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A hazardous materials call Friday and a gas station fire Monday required vastly different responses, but year-round training and organizational tactics enabled firefighters from Aberdeen Fire and Rescue to handle whatever was thrown their way. "The...
SPRING FLOODING-MICHIGAN Officials plan Mich. flooding damage assessments GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Officials are conducting preliminary damage assessments in parts of West Michigan that were among areas hit hard by recent flooding. The state...
EnfieldJune 1 is the only day Enfield residents have to dispose of their hazardous waste. Due to the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) ending its relationship with the Town, Enfield residents can no longer go to other towns to dispose of their hazardous...
Tags: Environmental Issues
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Department of Transportation has recommended lifting a ban on trucking hazardous materials across the Ambassador Bridge that connects the U.S. and Canada. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/15rYTi8 ) that the agency...
Saturday may be the best chance for some Clark County residents to dispose of potentially harmful materials in their homes. From 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Clark County Road Department at 5 Hopkins Lane, that waste will be accepted as part of the...
Tags: Environmental Issues
Staff WriterRelatively high pesticide use, asthma rates and contaminated bodies of water give Brawley the dubious distinction of being one of the most polluted areas in California, according to a recent report by a state environmental health agency. Pesticide...
State regulators took the highly unusual step Wednesday of suspending operations at a Vernon battery recycler that has discharged harmful quantities of lead for years and more recently has been deemed to pose a danger to as many as 110,000 people...
firstname.lastname@example.orgBoyle County waste management and emergency officials are joining forces to hold a household hazardous waste disposal day Saturday at the county fairgrounds. A $20,500 grant from the state Division of Waste Management is funding the effort. But,...
Staff WriterResponders strengthen hazmat training By CHELCEY ADAMI, Staff Writer HEBER — At any given time, an earthquake could cause chemical containers to overturn, a freight truck or rail car could wreck, or a water treatment plant chemical container to...
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune. One member...
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