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1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

ATLANTA - An accident at a chemical plant in Dalton injured a worker and briefly caused authorities to close roads and warn residents nearby apartments to stay inside.
Ga. chemical leak sparks alarm

ATLANTA - A chemical accident at an industrial plant in Dalton injured one worker Monday and briefly caused authorities to close roads and warn people nearby to stay inside.
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...prosecutor's office said. Containers leaking refrigerant repaired NORTH CHARLESTON - A shipping terminal closed by a chemical leak reopened early Thursday after the containers were stabilized, a spokesman for the South Carolina Ports Authority said...
Train leaks chemical from Olive overpass

Richmond County emergency personnel responded to a chemical leak Monday evening coming from a freight train at the Olive Road overpass near Essie McIntyre Boulevard. Richmond County Fire Battalion...
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...JANUARY: "Officers evacuate area near train wreck" This latest news of the Graniteville train derailment and the fatal chemical leak it caused was truly a major news event of the past year and decade. FEBRUARY: "Children spot dead body" A missing...
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Tally of train wreck costs ends

...Graniteville. More than 100 agencies responded to the disaster, which was described as the worst train collision involving a chemical leak in the past three decades. Norfolk Southern Corp., which owns both trains involved in the collision, has committed...
Metro | Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Ambulance company to offer more service

...Adkins said that, if asked, his company can assist others in mass disasters such as the recent train crash and chemical leak in Graniteville. "We are willing and will make ourselves available to the various providers in areas that we serve...
Chief recalls moments after crash

...the other barely standing. "His very words were 'We've had a head-on collision with the train. There's a chemical leak, and I can't breathe.' Then he went down," Mr. Napier recalled. Within seconds, the deadly yellowish-green...
Assistance checks have release clause

...assistance checks being issued over the next two days are compensation limited to evacuation expenses associated with the chemical leak. The wording does not mean evacuees will waive their rights to file personal injury and property claims later by accepting...
Only a test victims in front of the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, firefighters who were standing nearby for a fake chemical leak were not notified by 911 dispatchers of a separate gas attack, which included several casualties. After more than...