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Evacuations Extended Near Northern Illinois Industrial Fire

MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — Toxic fumes and smoke from a burning former paper mill in northern Illinois that officials had believed was long abandoned but actually contained massive amounts of lithium batteries prompted officials to extend an evacuation order into …

Investigation Begins Into Cause of Massive Paper Mill Blast

JAY, Maine — State and federal investigators began searching Thursday for the cause of a paper mill explosion that shook the ground and sent debris and a slurry of chemicals raining down on nearby cars and buildings. Elation over the …

4 Hurt in Chemical Leak at Maryland Paper Mill

NewPage Corp. says it’s investigating a chemical leak that sent four workers at its western Maryland paper mill to hospitals for evaluation. Authorities told the Cumberland Times-News that the workers suffered respiratory distress from chlorine dioxide that leaked from a …