Chemicals

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Officials Inspecting Abandoned Plant After 2 Dogs Found Covered In Chemical Adhesive

HAZMAT and government agencies are investigating the site of an abandoned plant in Ohio, where two dogs were found covered in tar.

07/16/2014

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CCAC Investigating Chemicals Missing From Chemistry Lab

Police are investigating after some chemicals went missing from the Community College of Allegheny County.

07/02/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Couple Accused In Meth Making Operation

It doesn’t look like much, but the state Attorney General’s Office says the dilapidated trailer at 613 Kier Street in Salina, Westmoreland County, was a methamphetamine production facility.

05/13/2014

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Subway: “Yoga Mat” Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat” chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.

04/11/2014

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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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Chemicals Used To De-Ice Roads Causing Spike In Tire Problems

The cold weather may be gone for now, but it’ll be back again – sooner rather than later since it’s not even mid-January.

01/10/2014

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Fire Forces Evacuations At Unity Twp. Walmart

A fire forced an evacuation at a Walmart in Westmoreland County late Saturday evening.

11/09/2013

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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.

10/17/2013

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County Testing Point State Park Fountain For Legionnaires’ Disease

The Allegheny County Health Department is testing the water in the fountain at Pittsburgh’s Point State Park after a recent visitor was diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease, which is commonly spread by waterborne bacteria.

07/02/2013

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UPMC Doctor Poisoned With Cyanide, FBI Helping With Investigation

A renowned UPMC doctor was poisoned with cyanide, and now the FBI is helping in the investigation.

KDKA-TV–05/03/2013

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Bomb Squad Defuses So-Called Pop Bottle Bombs In Oakland

Pittsburgh police and the arson squad are investigating after being called to Pittsburgh’s Oakland section Tuesday night over the discovery of a trio of homemade explosive devices in some bushes.

10/17/2012

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Chemicals Found Inside Ford City Apartment

Police and the Allegheny County Bomb Squad are at a house in Ford City after chemicals were found inside.

10/25/2011

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Fast-Moving Fire Destroys 2nd Floor Of Building In Shaler Twp.

A man was able to escape to safety early this morning after fire broke out at a building that housed chemicals in Shaler Township.

08/19/2011

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Crews Battle Building Fire In Shaler, House Fire In Homestead

Fire crews are busy this morning in Shaler Township and in Homestead.

08/19/2011

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Bomb Squad Called To Springdale Home Overnight

Authorities surrounded a home in Springdale overnight after receiving a report that there were chemicals inside the residence.

04/15/2011

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