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Article archive for December, 2011

  • December 29th, 2011

    Chemical leak in school quickly resolved in Utah

    Chemical leak in school quickly resolved in Utah Around 6 a.m., in Midvale, Utah, a school custodian noticed a strong chemical smell from the swimming pool area inside the Jordan Valley School, reports the Salt Lake Tribune.

  • December 29th, 2011

    Even small leaks need fast solutions

    Even small leaks need fast solutions In early December, a leaky valve connecting two ammonia tanks at Osmose, a wood-preservation plant, located in Millington, Tennessee, brought more than 20 firefighters to the scene after neighbors complained of breathing difficulties, reports the The Commercial Appeal.

  • December 28th, 2011

    Keep the racetrack clean with XSORB

    Keep the racetrack clean with XSORB The race track is an exciting place. Drivers maneuver their vehicles around tight corners, past their competition and across finish lines - all for the thrill of speed and a taste of victory.

  • December 27th, 2011

    The lasting effects of an oil spill in the San Francisco Bay

    The lasting effects of an oil spill in the San Francisco Bay In 2007, a Cosco Busan cargo ship accident dumped tens of thousands of gallons of tarry ship fuel into the San Francisco Bay, causing lasting damage to the region's wildlife, reports a study released on Monday, December 27, 2011, by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.