There were no sprinklers. No firewalls. No water deluge systems. Safety inspections were rare at the fertilizer company in West, Texas, that exploded and killed at least 14 people this week. This is not unusual.Small fertilizer plants nationwide fall under the...
Date: 04/21/2013 | Nation & World
CHICAGO -- Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune.
Date: 12/29/2012 | Nation & World
LYNNWOOD -- An underground wall of sand and iron filings is planned as a measure to keep chemicals from spreading out from the ground beneath a closed dry cleaning business.
Date: 09/10/2012 | Local News