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Augusta toxic waste site permitted to stop treating groundwater

...continue to monitor groundwater for chemicals but won't have to draw it for treatment...sampling more than a decade later returned chemicals from manufacturing activities at the neighboring Occidental Chemical Corp., not the Monsanto site.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-10/augusta-toxic-waste-site-per
Moore: End of chemotherapy for leukemia rang my bell

...Someone at work the day before had told me the same thing. Two units of blood later, I was in the pink.Every time the chemicals did things to my body, the doctor and nurses found a way to combat it. My final session was delayed because my platelets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-14/moore-end-chemotherapy-leukem
Wine Time: Charles Krug Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Napa Valley

...Napa Green and Fish Friendly Farming programs."We need biodiversity," he said. "Chemicals alter the characteristics of the wine. Using too many chemicals, the grapevines don't have to work so hard and don't produce great grapes."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-09/wine-time-charles-kru
Changes to H-Canyon at Savannah River Site expected to reduce waste, costs

...expected to minimize amounts of highly radioactive waste produced there.The H-Canyon facility ? the nation's sole remaining chemical separations facility where certain types of plutonium, highly enriched uranium and aluminum-clad spent fuels can be processed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-04/changes-h-canyon-savannah-ri
Factory workers are losing leverage

...and scalding Centeno, who, according to the suit filed in 2012, wasn't provided protective gear including goggles and chemical-resistant gloves.Afterward, Centeno, who suffered burns over 80 percent of his body, was kept at the factory for more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-06/factory-workers-are-losing-leverage
EPA: Army must move faster on old base contamination testing

...Partin's Forest Park home for toxic chemicals and known carcinogens seeping off nearby...homes where risky levels of hazardous chemicals are detected.The EPA gave the Army 10...the soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals that have now spread off the base in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-28/epa-army-must-move-faster-old
CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430 million

...at $13 million that would vest immediately if his deal to sell to Germany's Merck goes through. Sigma-Aldrich makes chemicals and other materials used in laboratories.- Baker Hughes' Martin Craighead: $29 million. The package includes $3.2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-21/ceos-10-big-mergers-get-43
Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6 billion deal

...Hughes also has developed sensors that allow drillers to understand what kind of rock they are encountering underground, and chemicals to help make the oil and gas flow more easily out of the well.Halliburton will also gain access to Baker Hughes technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/halliburton-buying-baker-h
1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...commercial development manager.MFG Chemical operates three chemical plants in Dalton and sells...highly toxic and flammable chemicals, forcing the evacuation of...to a report by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d
Ga. chemical leak sparks alarm

...Fire officials said the chemical vapor did not leave the plant. One worker who inhaled the chemical vapors burned his respiratory...said he did not know which chemicals were released during the accident...worker apparently inhaled the chemical vapor while it was highly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/ga-chemical-leak-sparks-alar