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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
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-
SC finds serious violations in ammonia leak

...storage tank, according to the state Occupational Safety and Health Administration. About 1,800 gallons of the hazardous chemical typically used in cleaning products spewed from a fist-sized hole in the hose on July 15. It was about a quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/31/met_561420.shtml
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Across Georgia

...agreed to pay $270,000 in civil penalties. The payment will resolve claims resulting from a toxic release of hazardous chemicals at the company's Dalton facility in April 2004. Authorities said a reactor at MFG Chemical Inc. malfunctioned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/16/met_552090.shtml
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