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Area holds hazardous chemicals

...DSM, Procter & Gamble and PVC Technologies -- store 93.8 million pounds of the 207.5 million pounds of hazardous chemicals at 25 major sites statewide. The Washington-based environmental group compiled the data to call attention to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/10/met_277134.shtml
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Across the area

...CSX train bound for North Carolina from New Orleans derailed Sunday morning, spilling up to 200,000 gallons of hazardous chemicals, authorities said. Twelve of the train's 46 cars derailed at about 5 a.m. in an industrial area of Gwinnett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/04/met_294789.shtml
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NTSB: Oil train crash risks 'major loss of life'

...like a toxic chemical and carefully plan out the safest routes possible using existing federal rules for the most hazardous chemicals. He said the decision was made as a result of the meeting with Foxx."We're going to route all crude oil through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/ntsb-oil-train-crash-risks
GBI says it has reduced crime lab backlog by more than half

...the end of October 2012, records showed.The GBI crime lab in Atlanta analyzes DNA, suspected illegal drugs, hazardous chemicals, firearms, fingerprints and human tissue recovered by investigators statewide, often in an effort to help determine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-12/gbi-says-it-has-reduced-crime
Southern Co. building coal-fired power plant

...coal plants.Southern's response at Kemper is to convert the coal to a gas, strip out carbon dioxide and other hazardous chemicals, and burn the gas for power.Southern expresses confidence in technology developed and tested at Wilsonville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-28/southern-co-building-coal-fir
Columbia County builds hazardous materials plan

...miles of Inter state 20 that run through the county. A study completed in 2010 showed more than 150 potentially hazardous chemicals travel the interstate daily in more than 6,000 vehicles. Tucker organized a large-scale training scenario...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-18/columbia-county-builds-hazard
Fracking bonanza tempting to Amish

...of dollars in royalties for a property holder.During fracking, large volumes of water, along with sand and hazardous chemicals, are injected underground to break rock apart and free the oil and gas. The process has led to a boom in energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-07-12/fracking-bonanza-temptin
Gas companies, environmentalists agree on fracking standards

...demonstrate that leadership" by submitting to an audit.During fracking, large volumes of water, along with sand and hazardous chemicals, are injected into the ground to break rock apart and free the oil and gas. In some places, the practice has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-20/gas-companies-environmenta
Regulators will require tobacco companies to list levels of 20 hazardous chemicals

WASHINGTON - Tobacco companies will be required to report the levels of dangerous chemicals found in their products under the latest rules for the tobacco industry.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-03-31/regulators-will-require-to
911 wants the 411 on area businesses

Augusta 911 dispatchers don't know about your business, but they need to. Got guard dogs? What about hazardous chemicals? Who should they contact in an emergency? To combat the unknowns, the Augusta 911 Center has established a new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/14/bus_85237.shtml
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