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  • ABLE Jerome is equipment of choice for EA Incident Response Teams

    During the Buncefield incident in Hertfordshire in 2005, it was established that there was no coordinated response to potentially adverse air quality incidents. As a result, the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs asked the Environment Agency to lead a coordinated monitoring and modeling response with the Met Office, Health Protection Agency, Public Health Wales, Health & ...

  • Common soil bacteria could clean up nuclear contamination

    Researchers are studying some common soil bacteria that “inhale” toxic metals and “exhale” them in a non-toxic form. The bacteria might one day be used to clean up toxic chemicals left over from nuclear weapons production decades ago. Using a unique combination of microscopes, researchers at Ohio State University and their colleagues were able to glimpse how the Shewanella oneidensis bacterium ...


  • Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker

    After a worker was injured in an August 2013 chemical fire, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Carol Callahan, doing business as Natural Advantage, for 19 serious safety and health violations at the Oakdale facility. Proposed penalties total $91,000. "Natural Advantage violated various OSHA standards that, when followed, can protect workers from ...

  • Washington sues feds over safety of nuclear waste tanks

    Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation - this time over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste-storage tanks. In a federal lawsuit filed in Spokane on Wednesday, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the U.S. Department of Energy has known about vapors sickening workers at the site since at least the ...


    By Associated Press

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