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Toxic vapors at old Ga. Army base

...former military depot just south of Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports testing this summer found hazardous chemicals in levels high enough to pose a danger to human health in the air of 26 of 29 homes sampled. The newspaper reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-05/toxic-vapors-old-ga-army-bas
EPA: Army must move faster on old base contamination testing

...providing help to those homes where risky levels of hazardous chemicals are detected.The EPA gave the Army 10 days to respond...solvents, saturating the soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals that have now spread off the base in several plumes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-28/epa-army-must-move-faster-old
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
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, Ala...

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
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
Meth labs increasing statewide

...Users will also begin to develop "meth mouth," a condition where the gums and teeth begin to rot away from the hazardous chemicals ingested."It's a lifestyle that's hard for the average Georgian to understand," he said. "It's almost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-03-12/meth-labs-increasing-s
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6 arrested in Aiken County meth investigation

...from the two labs ? one inside the residence and one in an adjoining camper.The residence was cleaned of all hazardous chemicals and then condemned by Aiken County Code Enforcement.Joe Brooks Jr., 43; Patricia Ann Quarles, 67; Angela...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2012-05-09/6-arrested-aiken-county-meth-