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KNOXVILLE - Workers this morning are cleaning up a
paint additive that sloshed onto Dale Avenue from a tanker-trailer rig
that had just left the Dow Chemical plant.
Authorities at 10:28 a.m.
were alerted that a white liquid had spilled onto Dale Avenue at 17th
Street. Knoxville Fire Department officials opted at 10:30 a.m. to close
the ramp from Interstate 40 East so traffic wasn't running through the
spilled substance. The ramp was reopened at 11:20 a.m. and one lane of
Dale Avenue was open to traffic.
"It's a non-hazardous
material used for house paints," said Paul M. Fortunato, site leader for
Dow Chemical, 730 Dale Ave. That is the former Rohm and Haas
us_oh: HazMat Called To Old Munitions
Factory - KYPost.com
KINGS MILLS, Ohio -- A HazMat crew was called to the
scene of a sulfur dioxide leak at the old Peters Cartridge Company
factory near Kings Mills Tuesday night.
Firefighters were dispatched to the site located in the 1400
block of Grandin Road above the Little Miami River around 5:30
Someone called to report what they thought was smoke
coming from a business inside the old munitions
When Hamilton Township firefighters arrived, they
quickly realized the smoke was actually a cloud of sulfur
us_fl: Two youths admit to making,
exploding chemical bomb
youths admit to making, exploding chemical bomb
Submitted by Robby Douglas on Wed, 03/17/2010 -
Two Inverness youths, ages
15 and 16, are facing felony charges after allegedly making and
exploding a chemical bomb on Tuesday.
was injured in the incident, which occurred in an area of Citrus High
School and the adjacent primary school.
told a Citrus County Sheriff's Office deputy that he was walking his
children in the area between the two schools when he heard a loud bang.
He also told the officer he realized that someone had used aluminum foil
to place some type of chemical substance into a plastic drinking bottle,
which caused the bottle to explode.
The witness told the deputy
he saw one of the two boys duck around a corner at the high school. The
witness questioned the youth, who admitted to placed the explosive on
the ground near where the witness had been standing. A second youth
appeared and also admitted to taking part in the