A man on fire yelled “I hope it was worth it" after apparently setting off an explosion that killed him and injured nine Connecticut police officers during a standoff last year, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
A blocked sewer main flooded basements Saturday with brown filth and left residents in the neighborhood near New York City’s Kennedy Airport feeling sickened by the stench.
Leaking batteries at a cell phone site on a roof call for standing by for a trained hazmat unit.
John R. Waters II looks at the lessons learned by the Montgomery County (PA) Hazardous Materials Response Team after it responded to an ammonia leak at a SARA facility in late 2017.
Rick Edinger discusses the state of hazmat standards from the NFPA.
Millions of fluorescent light ballasts containing PCBs probably remain in schools and day care centers across the U.S. four decades after the chemicals were banned. Light ballasts with the chemical can present fire issues.
A fire that destroyed thousands of gallons of fuel at a San Francisco Bay Area tank farm and trapped thousands in their homes to avoid potentially dangerous air will be investigated to determine the cause, officials said.
Robert Bohrer offers a review of the dangers of carbon monoxide and the medical treatment of victims of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Paris prosecutors say police units specialized in environmental risks are leading investigations into a huge fire at a chemical plant last month in the French city of Rouen.
A Russian trawler with an ammonia tank and carrying about 200,000 liters of diesel oil was in flames Thursday at a northern Norwegian port