Hazardous Materials

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6 Hospitalized After Mysterious Odor Hits Mira Loma Area

Six residents were transferred to a hospital after a mysterious odor left them feeling ill, according to Riverside County Fire officials.


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Firefighters Battle Tanker Blaze In Perris

Two burning tankers full of roofing material kept Riverside County firefighters battling flames through most of the early morning hours in Perris on Sunday, authorities said.


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State, Federal Agencies Will Look For Environmental Hazards At SoCal Schools

The Los Angeles Unified School District is among several Southern California school districts that will go under an environmental microscope.


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9 Hospitalized After Chemical Spill In Monrovia

A chemical spill was reported Monday in an industrial area in Monrovia, prompting response from a hazardous-materials team and paramedics.


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Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty In Hazardous Waste Case

Wal-Mart will pay $81.6 million after pleading guilty to criminal charges of improperly disposing of fertilizer, pesticides and other hazardous products that were pulled from stores in California and Missouri because of damaged packaging.

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Tanker Truck Leak Prompts Hazmat Situation In Carson

A tanker truck leak spilled some type of chemical onto a Carson roadway Wednesday afternoon, which prompted a hazardous materials situation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2013

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LAX Body Armor Suspect To Be Held In Jail Without Bail Until Next Court Date

A man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport last week wearing body armor was ordered Friday morning to remain in jail until a trial scheduled later this month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2012

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Worker Hospitalized Following Accident At Hazmat Sorting Facility

A worker at a hazardous materials sorting facility in Inglewood had to be hospitalized Monday when a canister released an unknown material that had dozens of people complaining of eye irritation.


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Driver Rams Vehicle Into Social Services Building In Orange, Throws Vials Of Unknown Substance

A driver rammed his vehicle into a social services building in Orange Monday night before throwing vials of an unknown substance.


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Union Pacific Train Derails In Littlerock

A Union Pacific freight train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Littlerock, prompting the evacuation of dozens of nearby residents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2011

Oil Seep Shuts Traffic On Huntington Beach Street

Crude oil has seeped from beneath a busy street in Huntington Beach, forming a dark puddle that has halted traffic.