Evacuation of dozens of houses and the threat of environmental disaster: a fire broke out in Illinois at a chemical plant

Residents were ordered to leave their homes after Monday morning June 14 at the Chemtool Inc. a chemical fire breaks out in Rockton, Illinois. Reported by CNN. The city fire service ordered the mandatory evacuation of all residents and businesses ...

In Florida, an emergency was declared due to a water leak with chemicals: residents of hundreds of houses were evacuated

In Manatee County, Florida, a state of emergency was declared over the weekend and residents of more than 300 homes were ordered to evacuate due to a leak in a sewage tank, NPR reported. A significant leak was discovered on Friday, April 2, in a sewage pond ...

A restaurant employee died, having breathed in household chemicals: 10 more people were hospitalized

In Massachusetts, a Buffalo Wild Wings employee has died and 10 others have been hospitalized after cleaning a restaurant. Writes about this Yahho! News. At around 17:30 pm on November 1, Burlington rescue personnel arrived at the scene after reporting a “sick man ...

In New York, toxic chemicals are found in tap water.

In New York, toxic chemicals were found in plumbing systems, according to a study by the non-profit organization Environmental Working Group. Data from the Department of Health and an Environmental Protection Agency assessment also confirm that drinking water in New York City is not entirely ...

In the wake of Erin Brokovich: a dangerous chemical is contained in the drinking water of Americans

Dangerous levels of 6-valent chromium are found in tap water consumed by millions of Americans, according to a report by an independent environmental advocacy group. Chromium-6 (6-valent chromium) is a carcinogenic chemical, against which, in particular, the heroine of Julia Roberts spoke in the film ...

In America, 30-thousandth city is being evacuated

More than 5 thousand residents of the city of Maryville, in the US state of Tennessee, were evacuated after a train containing dangerous chemicals caught fire near the city. The evacuees will be able to return home only after 48 hours, the district authorities said. Within a radius of one mile (1,6 km) from ...

Chemical leaks in Apple data center

The emergency management of the city of Catoba received a call: in the Apple data center there was a leak of dangerous chemicals, injuring five people. This was announced by Jim Dickerson, spokesman for the Catoba County Emergency Management Department. According to him, there was a leak ...

In New Jersey, 17 people were hurt by chemicals

At least 17 people were injured in a chemical spill in the city of Hammonton, US state of New Jersey. The incident occurred at the Home Solutions Infusion Therapy facility. According to one of the employees of the enterprise, she smelled the chemicals, her throat hurt, and her eyes were red and swollen. ...

Chemicals spill in Washington State evacuates

  In the US state of Washington, local residents were evacuated in connection with a chemical spill. The Olympian writes about it. According to the newspaper, the coastal area was evacuated. The incident took place at 12.15 local time. The deputy chief of the fire department of the city of Olympia stated that ...

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