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Ford takes air bag recall nationwide

...nitrate, can burn faster than designed if exposed to prolonged airborne moisture. That can cause it to blow apart a metal canister meant to contain the explosion.The safety agency says there's no data to support a nationwide passenger air bag...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/ford-takes-air-bag-recall-
Auto recalls

...including Georgia. The humidity can cause the air bag propellant to burn too fast and potentially blow apart the metal canisters.Nissan Motor Co. says it will notify owners and replace the air bag inflator for free.Honda, AcuraDETROIT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/auto-recalls
Honda quietly replacing air bags across country

...More than 12 million have been recalled worldwide. The air bags can inflate with too much force, blowing apart a metal canister and sending fragments into the passenger compartment.Takata has blamed the problem on prolonged exposure to high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/honda-quietly-replacing-ai
Feds pressure air bag maker at center of recalls

...The vehicles are equipped with Takata air bags that can potentially inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers. Safety advocates say four people have died because of the problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/feds-pressure-air-bag-make
Blue Ribbon panel to tour SRS, look for solution

...material from 121 temporary sites, including SRS, where high-level defense wastes vitrified in glass and sealed in metal canisters are in storage with no clear path to final disposition."The commission is visiting multiple defense sites, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-02/blue-ribbon-panel-tour-srs-lo
Metro | Savannah River Site
Site gets closer to salt solution

...site's Saltstone facility. Sludge is the most radioactive of the waste. It is turned into glass form and encased in metal canisters in a process called vitrification. It is being stored temporarily at the defense waste facility until a permanent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/18/met_353203.shtml
Metro
Spacecraft to capture solar wind particles

...12 years. The top half of the Genesis capsule will open on a hinge, like a giant clamshell. Inside is a sealed metal canister that contains the solar-particle collectors, which are made of ultra-pure silicon wafers. Once the canister...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/23/tec_314624.shtml
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SRS fund cuts imperil cleanup of site, jobs

...impact is more ominous. The funds earmarked for cuts are those used for the site's environmental cleanup. We have metal canisters containing millions of gallons of some of the most deadly substances devised by man. Many of the tanks were built...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/04/op_310872.shtml
Opinion columns
Ship carrying nuclear waste docks and unloads

...plutonium is extracted for use in its breeder reactor program. The remaining waste is sealed with melted glass into metal canisters, then shipped back for storage. Nuclear officials say the shipments are safe, but activists argue that Rokkasho...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/14/tec_224136.shtml
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Standoff continues over shipload of nuclear waste

...plutonium is extracted for use in its breeder reactor program. The remaining waste is sealed with melted glass into metal canisters, then shipped back for storage in Rokkasho. Nuclear officials say the shipments are safe. But activists argue Rokkasho...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/12/tec_224010.shtml
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