U.S. troops find suspected chemical plant near An Najaf, officials say

...news conference in Qatar Sunday about reports of the chemical plant, Lt. Gen. John Abizaid of U.S. Central Command...the Army's 3rd Infantry Division which reached the chemical plant. The newspaper reported that about 30 Iraqi troops...

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General Chemical plant release has residents edgy

Ed Hensley can look through the office window at Bricko Farms and imagine General Chemical plant on the other side of a line of trees, about a mile away. "Close," Mr. Hensley said Friday. "Too damn close." So when...

Olin Chemical plant reports minor acid spill

Equipment failure was blamed for a minor hydrochloric acid spill at the Olin Chemical plant in Augusta, according to an incident report filed by the company with the National Response Center.The spill occurred about...

Texas tragedy stirs interest in chemical plant safety

...nearby residents ? and emergency responders ? completely by surprise.The disaster also has spurred new scrutiny of chemical plant safety in cities such as Augusta, where 14 major industries make, use or store more than 109 million pounds of...

Judge halts Barnwell chemical plant shutdown

...Friday rescinded the emergency shutdown order issued by the state's health and environmental agency on a Barnwell chemical plant. The Department of Health and Environmental Control on June 25 had issued an emergency order to shut down Starmet...

Authorities investigating death at Augusta chemical plant

...are investigating the death of a man at an Augusta chemical plant, authorities said.William Fulcher, Atlanta east...with Vladimir Korey officiating.A call to General Chemical plant manager Alan Hampton was not returned Wednesday.

Fire breaks out in old chemical plant

Augusta-Richmond County firefighters battled a blaze late Sunday at a former chemical plant on Glass Factory Avenue. Firefighters from at least two stations were called to the former Blackman Uhler Chemical facility just...

Chemical fire prompts plant evacuation

An Augusta chemical plant was evacuated Sunday evening after a small chemical fire broke out...m., firefighters responded to Finnchem USA Inc., a Kemira chemical plant at 2360 Doug Barnard Parkway, in reference to a chemical fire...

Athens chemical fire probe delayed

...anyone to enter the remains of a chemical plant that was destroyed by fire the...perimeter of the still-smoldering chemical plant, a 30,000-square-foot metal...Some walls and sections of the chemical plant's roof already collapsed, and...

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Hearings: School chief calls plant scare minor

...of its being located next to a chemical plant did arise, it wasn't a major...and it's too close to the chemical plant. I'm not as concerned about...Richmond County schools, said the chemical plant is a nonissue with most parents...

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