$24 million rail terminal north of Atlanta to link industry to Savannah port across 300 miles

...of the planned rail terminal ? from carpet and flooring manufacturers in Dalton to nearby poultry producers and chemical plants. Volkswagen makes cars in Chattanooga, and Foltz said he expects automakers in Alabama to make use of the rail port...

Claims chemical plants polluting air

Why do we tolerate those chemical plants dumping toxic material in the air we breathe? If you drive the Bobby Jones Expressway all the way to Sand Bar Ferry Road in South...

Opinion columns
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...

Latest gas release stirs school location debate

If chemical plants and schools can't co-exist, it...more schools should not be built near chemical plants. The release Friday of sulfur dioxide...frustrating. "We have 10 schools near chemical plants," Dr. Larke said. "We need to...

Metro | Cross Creek High School
Accident renews safety questions

When Augusta's major chemical plants rented Bell Auditorium in 1997 and invited the public to ask...Amoco accident likely will trigger new interest in safety at chemical plants - at least in terms of how it could affect the public outside...

Chemical firms ask residents to dinner

...Six of the region's largest chemical plants will sponsor an open house from...cookout and bus tours of major chemical plants, is part of an effort by those...at residents who live near the chemical plants, everyone is welcome at the...

Find may influence task force

...High School's proximity to chemical plants could be used by a state task...inappropriate because nearby chemical plants store large amounts of toxic...specifically address proximity to chemical plants or dangers from potential spills...

Metro | Cross Creek High School
Network eye on school board

...a high school close to major chemical plants is focusing national attention...site because of its proximity to chemical plants. In January, the committee...because we built schools near chemical plants in the past doesn't mean we...

N.C. fire raises specter of disaster at Crosscreek H.S.

...school in the backyard of two chemical plants and close to the airport. On...have a large accident at the chemical plants adjacent to Crosscreek High School...next to an operating airport and chemical plants. Strange, isn't it? Alan...

Report cites previous chemical accidents

The decision to build Richmond County's newest high school near major chemical plants will place students at risk of potentially deadly accidents, according to a study released Monday. The U.S. Environmental...