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Tuesday
Mar 08
West Covina,CA: About 200 people were evacuated after a freight train derailed and spilled propylene glycol. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Rawalpindi,Pakistan: An ammonia gas leak caused the compressor of an air conditioning plant to explode resulting in the injury of at least 7 people. More information

Monday
Mar 07
S. Yorkshire,UK: An ethyl acrylate leak at a plastics plant caused residents to become ill. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Napa County,CA: About 10,000 gallons of ferric chloride liquid leaked from a tank due to a corroded valve at a water treatment plant. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Taunton,MA: A supplier accidentally pumped sodium hydroxide into the wrong tank resulting in a sodium hydroxide spill. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Texas City,TX: An expansion joint leak caused a styrene unit to be shut down for repairs at a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Houston,TX:Gas was released to the flare system of a gas plant after a compressor shut down. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Ross-Pickaway,OH: Methyl methacrylate monomer spilled on a state highway after a tanker truck crashed. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
South Warwickshire,UK: A sand-like substance measuring 600 degrees Celsius spilled on acetylene cylinders at a cement factory. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
Juron Island,Singapore: A worker suffered second-degree burns to his body after a flash fire broke out in a five-story concrete silo. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
Salt Lake City,UT: It was suspected that a liner inside the tank of a rail car failed causing a mixture of acids to leak resulting in the evacuation of residents. More information

Saturday
Mar 05
Borger,TX: About 5,000 pounds of carbon monoxide and 100 pounds of ammonia were released when a boiler unit had to be shut down at an oil refinery. More information

Friday
Mar 04
North Sean,Norway: An oil refinery shut down production after a condensate leak was found. More information

Thursday
Mar 03
Levelland,TX: A hot oil tanker exploded injuring 1 worker. More information

Thursday
Mar 03
Shreveport,LA: A fire broke out after hydrocarbons leaked from a flange at a petroleum refinery. More information

Wednesday
Mar 02
Cheshire,UK: One worker was splashed when a tanker carrying N-butyl chloride developed a leak at a chemical plant. More information

Wednesday
Mar 02
Albany,OR:A fire broke out at a burlap bag manufacturing plant and resulted in many residents losing power. More information

Tuesday
Mar 01
Beaumont,TX: A carbonyl scrubber in an ethylene unit was over-pressured and caused in the relief valve to lift at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 01
El Paso,TX: A fire broke out at an oil refinery and caused a hydrogen reformer to shut down. More information

Tuesday
Feb 22
Victoria , Australia : A fire broke out at a timber mill causing extensive damage. More information

Monday
Feb 21
Melbourne , Australia : An airport terminal was shut down after a chemical leak caused about 47 people to become ill. More information

Monday
Feb 21
Fort Smith , AR : An exhaust fan overheated at an electrical plant causing a fire inside a paint booth. More information

Monday
Feb 21
Denison , IA : An electrical short caused a fire in an electrical distribution panel at a furniture manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Feb 21
Staffordshire, UK: A truck carrying carbon dioxide cylinders crashed causing the road to be closed and at least four people were sent to the hospital because of toxic fumes. More information

Monday
Feb 21
Haverhill , UK : A fire that ignited at a recycling plant took firefighters six hours to extinguish. More information

Sunday
Feb 20
Cormoret , Switzerland : A chlorine leak discovered during a routine inspection at a water pumping station sent one employee to the hospital. More information

Friday
Feb 18
Trexlertown , PA : An ammonia leak occurred at a paint manufacturing plant. More information

Friday
Feb 18
Mancungie, PA: About 250 gallons of a 300-gallon container of ammonia hydroxide spilled when a pipe broke at a paint manufacturing company, sending one person to the hospital. More information

Friday
Feb 18
Niedersachsen , Germany : A tanker hauling 23 tons of vinyl acetate overturned on a major roadway, spilling about 53 gallons of the chemical. More information

Thursday
Feb 17
Draperstown, North Ireland : Thirteen workers were evacuated when a fire broke out in a metal factory causing damage to about 40 percent of the factory. More information

Thursday
Feb 17
Broussard, LA: Hazmat teams cleaned up a flammable chemical that spilled on a portion of a major highway after an 18-wheeler carrying the chemical collided with another 18-wheeler. More information

Thursday
Feb 17
Waterloo , IA : The driver of a chemical truck was hospitalized after he spilled a mixture of chlorine and fluoride at a water plant. More information

Wednesday
Feb 16
Archbald , PA : A fire broke out in a foam cutting machine at a foam manufacturing plant. More information

Wednesday
Feb 16
Groveland , FL : A 55-gallon container began leaking a chemical. It ignited causing a flash explosion at a fertilizer plant causing serious injury to one employee. More information

Tuesday
Feb 15
Tulsa , OK : Emergency officials worked to locate the area where a hazardous chemical was thought to be leaking at a rail yard. More information

Tuesday
Feb 15
Huntley, IL: Emergency officials worked to determine if a semi-truck carrying sulfur dioxide was leaking after the driver lost control of the truck causing it to roll off of a major interstate highway. More information

Monday
Feb 14
Jonesboro , AR : A fire was contained in a boiler room at a food manufacturing company. More information

Monday
Feb 14
Guntersville , AL : Grain dust underneath a grain bin at a grain plant was ignited by a tool used at the plant, resulting in the injury of 2 employees. More information

Monday
Feb 14
Fuxin City , China : At least 203 miners were killed and 22 others injured in a gas explosion that occurred after and earthquake. More information

Sunday
Feb 13
Lalbagh Thana , Bangladesh : A fire of unknown cause destroyed a rubber shoe factory. More information

Saturday
Feb 12
Richland , WA : About 300 gallons of nitric acid leaked from a tank at a low-level radioactive waste treatment plant. More information

Saturday
Feb 12
Lome , Togo : A fire broke out at a mesh plant destroying several units. More information

Saturday
Feb 12
New Creek , WV : A fire broke out in a kiln used to dry green wood at a lumber plant causing several hundred thousand dollars damage. More information

Saturday
Feb 12
Brisbane , Australia : A 33 foot gas cylinder exploded at a gas plant injuring one worker. More information

Friday
Feb 11
Teeside , UK : Phenol discovered leaking from a truck was likely caused by an overspill. More information

Friday
Feb 11
Bangkok , Thailand : The pressure inside a container of ammonia was too high, causing a leak at an ice factory, resulting in several residents becoming ill. More information

Thursday
Feb 10
Kaysville , UT : A tanker hauling about 12,700 gallons of butane crashed when the breaks went soft. Its contents leaked downhill and ignited near homes, but 1,500 residents were evacuated before an explosion occurred. More information

Thursday
Feb 10
Adelaide , Australia : About 30 tons of molten glass leaked from a kiln causing about $30,000 damage at a glass factory. More information

Thursday
Feb 10
Wales , UK : A fire ignited in a waste milling machine at a bus manufacturing plant resulting in the evacuation of 30 workers. More information

Thursday
Feb 10
Elgin , IL : About 6,000 gallons of an iodine-based product spilled from a fiberglass tank inside a chemical manufacturing plant. More information

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