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Graniteville Train Accident | The Augusta Chronicle

...chemicals hit a parked train near an Avondale Mills plant in Graniteville, South Carolina. The impact caused poisonous chlorine gas to leak from three of the moving train's cars. Nine people died and more than 5,000 people were evacuated from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/graniteville-train-accident
Chlorine gas release data helps in planning

...on how to handle the release of chlorine gas. "Public health agencies and...component of emergency planning." Chlorine gas is an irritating, fast-acting...significant challenge a large-scale chlorine gas release poses to health care facilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/30/met_505881.shtml
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Several schools will stay shut down

...closed Monday and Tuesday because of chlorine gas still in the area, Aiken County...Graniteville, which caused poisonous chlorine gas to spread throughout the area. Even after the chlorine gas has dissipated and the wreck is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-09/several-schools-will-stay-shu
Several schools will stay shut down

...closed Monday and Tuesday because of chlorine gas still in the area, Aiken County...Graniteville, which caused poisonous chlorine gas to spread throughout the area. Even after the chlorine gas has dissipated and the wreck is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/09/met_439461.shtml
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Survey tracks Graniteville gas leak effects

...symptoms people who were exposed to chlorine gas in Graniteville reported immediately...research on the long-term effects of chlorine gas. But Ms. Wenk and her colleagues...person's medical history. Though chlorine gas was used during World War I and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/01/met_457525.shtml
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Workers fled toward poison gas

...straight into a poisonous cloud of chlorine gas spilling out of a ruptured tanker...running, your skin burning."Chlorine gas reacts with the water in your body...breaths you take of chlorine. If the chlorine gas level is high, a couple of breaths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-07/workers-fled-toward-poison-ga
Workers fled toward poison gas

...straight into a poisonous cloud of chlorine gas spilling out of a ruptured tanker...running, your skin burning." Chlorine gas reacts with the water in your body...breaths you take of chlorine. If the chlorine gas level is high, a couple of breaths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/08/met_439404.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...inhaling chlorine COLUMBIA - Fifteen firefighters were sent to the hospital with respiratory problems after inhaling chlorine gas while trying to put out a blaze at a suburban Columbia home. Columbia Fire Department Chief Bradley Anderson said five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/14/met_442796.shtml
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Lasting damage causes concern

...the wreck and in the thick of a chlorine gas cloud, burning their lungs and...about the long-term effects of chlorine gas, particularly whether it can damage...neurological damage. He said accounts of chlorine gas survivors after World War I, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/06/met_446558.shtml
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State to offer more screenings

...for the hundreds of Graniteville residents exposed to chlorine gas during last year's train derailment. State legislators...2005. The derailment released an estimated 60 tons of chlorine gas in the small Aiken County town, and hundreds of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/31/met_102554.shtml
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