Hazardous Materials

6 Hospitalized After Mysterious Odor Hits Mira Loma AreaSix residents were transferred to a hospital after a mysterious odor left them feeling ill, according to Riverside County Fire officials.
Firefighters Battle Tanker Blaze In PerrisTwo 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.
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.
9 Hospitalized After Chemical Spill In MonroviaA chemical spill was reported Monday in an industrial area in Monrovia, prompting response from a hazardous-materials team and paramedics.
Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty In Hazardous Waste CaseWal-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.
Tanker Truck Leak Prompts Hazmat Situation In CarsonA tanker truck leak spilled some type of chemical onto a Carson roadway Wednesday afternoon, which prompted a hazardous materials situation.
LAX Body Armor Suspect To Be Held In Jail Without Bail Until Next Court DateA 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.
Worker Hospitalized Following Accident At Hazmat Sorting FacilityA 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.
Driver Rams Vehicle Into Social Services Building In Orange, Throws Vials Of Unknown SubstanceA driver rammed his vehicle into a social services building in Orange Monday night before throwing vials of an unknown substance.
Union Pacific Train Derails In LittlerockA Union Pacific freight train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Littlerock, prompting the evacuation of dozens of nearby residents.
Oil Seep Shuts Traffic On Huntington Beach StreetCrude oil has seeped from beneath a busy street in Huntington Beach, forming a dark puddle that has halted traffic.