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Graniteville Train Accident | The Augusta Chronicle

...Monday, Jan. 10, 2005 Graniteville Train Accident On January 6, 2005, a Norfolk Southern Corp. freight train carrying chemicals hit a parked train near an Avondale Mills plant in Graniteville, South Carolina. The impact caused poisonous chlorine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/graniteville-train-accident
Richard Brinkley

...entered into rest, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Brinkley served in the U.S. Army and retired from Olin Chemical. He most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid golfer and sports fan. Family members in addition...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175204105
Did your dog get skunked? Here's an easy remedy

...smell, and created a gentler version ? the skunk remedy ? when a colleague's cat was skunked.He sent the story to Chemical & Engineering News. It was later reported by the Chicago Tribune. He's been getting thank-you letters ever since, along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2015-07-01/did-your-dog-get-skunked-heres
Smoking not extinguished in bars, restaurants

...she noted.The CDC says there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke, which contains more than 7,000 chemicals.Since the landmark 1964 Surgeon General's Report on tobacco, 2.5 million adults who were nonsmokers died because they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-29/smoking-not-extinguuised-bar
Augusta Tech offers troops, veterans space of their own

...veterans a week, including James Gaines, 48, who served in the Army from 1986 to 2011, including two tours in Iraq, as a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear analyst.Through Steele's guidance, Gaines is studying business and hopes to graduate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-24/augusta-tech-offers-troop
Keep plants from suffering in prolonged heat

...Water is necessary for photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants transform light energy from the sun into chemical energy to drive growth. Chlorophyll is the molecule that converts sunlight, water and carbon dioxide into a usable form of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-06-25/keep-plants-suffering-pr
Poison center fields synthetic pot calls

...chemicals or a mixture of such chemicals that are sprayed onto plant...of the types or amount of chemicals it contains, so users have...hard to keep up with every chemical that might potentially go...by substituting different chemicals in their mixtures.""As...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-16/poison-center-fields-synthet
In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...women in the labor force showed that female employees comprised just 7.2 percent of mechanical engineers, 15.6 percent of chemical engineers, 12.1 percent of civil engineers, 19.7 percent of software developers, 23 percent of computer programmers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-12/augusta-and
Panel notes safety shortfalls at SRS

...River National Laboratory, 12 emergency action levels lacked drill scenarios and 10 others needed revision. H-Canyon, a chemical separations plant, did not have fire drills for many locations nor did emergency plans include scenarios for puncture wounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-10/panel-notes-safety-shortfall
Gene Norris: Church members can be God's most powerful tools

When I entered Georgia Tech to become a chemical engineer, I never intended to become a professional clergy person.My involvement with my home church convinced me that what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-06-05/gene-norris-church-membe