Pam Tucker celebrates 37 years in local emergency management

...over the position in 1984, and two years later developed a Local Emergency Planning Committee to tour and inventory chemical plants to prevent disasters and raise public awareness.The effort led to the committee's Risk Management Plan being recognized...

Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

...where CSX crews were working to right the train cars, contain the spill and make repairs.Archroma, the color and chemical plant located near the accident site, was evacuated following the derailment but reopened Wednesday night.

DSM announces plans to build new plant in Augusta, open 200 new jobs

...Engineering Plastics division, which is headquartered in Singapore. Earlier this month, executives at the existing DSM Chemicals plant in Augusta expressed concern that a proposed energy excise tax on local manufacturers could put the project in jeopardy...

Georgia updates state disaster plan

...for its response to disasters in Athens and along the Ogeechee River that led to massive fish kills. A fire at a chemical plant near an Athens stream and a pollution discharge into the Ogeechee led to public confusion and frustration by local...

1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

ATLANTA - An accident at a chemical plant in Dalton injured a worker Monday and briefly caused authorities...commercial development manager.MFG Chemical operates three chemical plants in Dalton and sells a variety of products used in the textile...

Ga. chemical leak sparks alarm

...of MFG Chemical, Charles Gavin IV, did not immediately return messages seeking comment. The firm operates three chemical plants in Dalton and sells a variety of products used in the textile, mining, oil and paper industries. Police temporarily...

Problems fighting Atlanta chemical fire

ATLANTA - A new report finds a fire last month that consumed a metro Atlanta chemical plant burned for at least two hours before checks began for dangerous emissions. That's according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

Industrial Electrician Job in Augusta 30901, Georgia US

...experience in working in and safety required in food processing, grain mills, pharmaceutical plants, refineries, Chemical plants or Power plants. Extensive knowledge in the installation, maintenance, repair and testing of electrical systems...

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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...

Augusta chemical plant future uncertain

Royal DSM reiterated its desire to "reduce exposure" with its caprolactam unit Tuesday during its quarterly earnings report.