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Investigation into Allendale train derailment continues

Nearly four months after a train carrying dangerous chemicals derailed outside Allendale, S.C., the case remains under investigation.An FBI spokeswoman said this weekend the federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-24/investigation-allendal
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
Curves and 'self-healing' offered in super-premium phones

...protection. The screen itself is still prone to scratches and cracks, as with any other phone, though LG says a special chemical layer makes the screen more durable.Coming soon is an update to LG's flagship phone, G4. The screen is slightly curved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-23/curves-and-self-healing-of
New developments underscore rising threat of Chechen extremism

...longer fear, nor respect the United States. This results from President Obama's reluctance to act in Syria after Assad used chemical weapons; reluctance to engage seriously with ISIS elements in Iraq; reluctance to seriously confront the Russian incursion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-24/new-developments
Be kind to environment

...allow me to discuss another issue ? water.Allowing harmful chemicals to enter the air, ground, streams, rivers, lakes and oceans...imposing restrictions on both the production of certain chemicals and their uses; modification of disposal requirements; creation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-21/be-kind-environment
Best & Brightest: James Stair Jr., Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School

...volunteer, AP Biology Summer ProjectCOLLEGE/CAREER: Attend Mercer University for undergraduate study to be in the field of chemical commerceOF NOTE: James enjoys spending time with family and friends, dancing and studying in depth chemistry and math topicsNOMINATOR'S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-brightest-james-stair-jr
Leaf blister fungus affects local oak trees

...of a cosmetic problem. If the disease is severe for several consecutive seasons, overall tree health might be affected.Chemical control of oak leaf blister is usually not practical. Besides it is impossible or impractical to spray a large tree. Cultural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-05-21/leaf-blister-fundus-
Train hits semi truck in Johnston, but no one hurt

...train accident in the Augusta area this year.In April, a tree fell on the tracks near Trenton, derailing a train carrying chemicals and prompting the evacuation of several homes.In late January, a CSX train derailed in Allendale County, spilling hydrochloric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-05-14/train-hits-semi-truck-johnsto
Recall on auto air bags double for Takata in US

...what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.The chemical that inflates the air bags can explode with too much force...air bags use ammonium nitrate to inflate in a crash. But the chemical, which can be used to make bombs, is volatile. So far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/recall-auto-air-bags-doubl
Billie Williams

...plastic being used by strawberry and tomato farmers at the time. He retired after working many years as Chemical Expert with Majimac Chemicals. Billie was a board member of the Southern Society for Coatings Technology for 40 years, and twice served...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174872198