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Indiana Investigating Ammonia Leak that Injured 4

State investigators will probe an explosion at a northern Indiana fertilizer plant that injured four people, including two who are in critical condition at a Fort Wayne hospital. Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration spokeswoman Chetrice Mosley says investigators were …

Crews Check for More Gas Leaks in Seattle, Wash.

Puget Sound Energy crews worked through the night checking for more natural gas leaks in the north Seattle neighborhood where a home exploded Monday and injured two residents. Spokesman Roger Thompson says crews walked and drove a 5-square mile area …

CSB Releases Video of Deadly West Virginia Chemical Leak

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a video depicting a deadly chemical leak at a DuPont plant in Belle last year and said Thursday the final investigation report should remind every manufacturer to make safety a priority. The report formalizes …

Board Issues Final Report on West Virginia Deadly Leak

The Chemical Safety Board has approved the final version of a report on accidents at a DuPont chemical plant in Belle in 2010. Agency spokesman Daniel Horowitz tells The Charleston Gazette the final version doesn’t reflect major changes. It says …

Missouri Coal Ash Pond Leaking Since 1992

A coal ash pond next to an Ameren Corp. power plant in Labadie has been spilling up to 35 gallons of toxic coal waste for two decades, raising concerns in the eastern Missouri town. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Thursday …

Chlorine Leak Injures 20 at California Water Park

Twenty people, including nine children, were taken to Sacramento-area hospitals Monday after a high concentration of chlorine was released into the wave pool at Raging Waters, a private water park at the state fairgrounds in Sacramento. At least two of …

Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends 12 in Oklahoma to Hospital

Fire officials say 12 people staying a Norman hotel were taken to a hospital after breathing toxic levels of carbon monoxide. Deputy Fire Chief Jim Bailey says the fire department was called late Monday after a 3-year-old child fell ill …

BP Pipeline Leaks Oily Mixture onto Alaskan Tundra

BP reported yet another pipeline leak at its Alaskan oilfields, frustrating the oil giant’s attempts to rebuild its reputation after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP said on Monday that a pipeline at its 30,000 barrel per day Lisburne …

Some Arkansas Chicken Plant Workers Still Hospitalized

Approximately 300 people at a Tyson Foods chicken processing plant in northwest Arkansas were evacuated and 173 were sent to local hospitals after an accidental mixture of chemicals created a chlorine gas inside part of the facility. Company spokesman Gary …

Sulfuric Acid Leak at Alexandria, Va., Plant

Authorities say a sulfuric acid leak has been reported at a power plant in Alexandria, Va., but it poses no threat to public safety. Alexandria Fire Department Chief Robert Rodriguez says officials were called to the leak about 1:50 a.m. …