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Automakers hire rocket firm to probe air bag problems

...uses ammonium nitrate to create a small explosion that quickly inflates its air bags. But government investigators say the chemical can burn faster than designed if exposed to prolonged airborne moisture. That can cause it to blow apart a metal canister...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/automakers-hire-rocket-fir
CSX train derails near Allendale, S.C., spills unidentified chemicals

...yet to be told what kind of chemicals we're dealing with ? all...more on whether or not the chemicals are contained. I mean, this...waterway. To my knowledge, no chemicals have entered the main-stem...said he does not know what chemical was on the train. .The Archroma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/csx-train-derails-near-allend
Donald Self

...in Richmond County on February 27, 1941 to the late Marion R. Self and Kathryn Self. He retired after 34 years from Olin Chemical, Augusta. He also worked for the Burke County Sheriff's Department for over 10 years. Don was a member of Friendship United...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174248972
Officials predict minimal environmental impact in Allendale train wreck

MARTIN, S.C. - A chemical release during a train derailment...dissolved. The rest of the chemical was neutralized at the site...accident but found zero harmful chemicals in the air. Lee said sources...agencies are satisfied that all chemicals have been removed.Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-10/officials-predict-minimal-en
Training in Blythe helps FBI agents learn about explosives

...ranged from Hollywood-syle "ooh and aah" blasts to the homemade kind. Agents observed the different effects of various chemicals and combinations and even the smells the explosions made.The department put out signs warning about the loud booms from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-24/training-blythe-helps-
Richmond County chemical releases rose slightly in 2013

Chemical releases in industry-heavy...EPA study tracks chemical releases to air...reports identify chemicals that are potentially...to the air. DSM Chemicals released 4.57 million...said.Nationally, chemical releases or disposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/richmond-county-chemical-rele
Decade-old projects to fix bridges moves forward

...but was stopped two years later, after DOT realized a "rare chemical reaction" caused concrete support columns to overheat, expand...across the Savannah River was delayed in 2012 after a rare chemical reaction known as delayed ettringite formation caused concrete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-24/decade-old-projects-fix-brid
Solvay invests in Augusta facility, will build new unit

...Solvay's plant at Clanton and Tobacco roads will be the first in the U.S. to manufacture the high-strength, fire- and chemical-resistant polymer. Only factories in Europe and Asia currently make the product, De Greef said.Construction of the new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-24/solvay-inve
Cannabis oil bill clears hurdle in Georgia House

...Earlier, he had discussed a bill allowing in-state growth of marijuana to manufacture the oil with low levels of THC ? the chemical that can cause a "high" for some users ? with Gov. Nathan Deal, who must sign any measure that passes both chambers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-23/cannabis-oil-bill-clears
W.C. Sandifer Sr.

...teacher. He was graduate of Clemson University and University of Texas. Mr. Sandifer retired after 30 years from DuBois Chemicals. Family members in addition to his wife include his sons: Winfrid Clifton Sandifer, Jr. (Sylvia), Gene Alan Sandifer...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174248984