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Dozens were killed when a huge explosion ripped up the Chinese chemical plant

The firefighters still fought small fires on Friday after working all night to extinguish the flame, state media reported. Drone material from the country's Emergency Management Ministry shows an industrial area outside the city of Yancheng in Jiangsu Province firefighting foam with twisted metal storage bins and charred factory buildings with torn roofs. Local authorities said earlier that dozens of …

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Chemical Safety Board joins the Deer Park ITC armor investigation

DEER PARK, Texas (KTRK) – The process of emptying the benzene leaked tank at Deer Park's ITC early Thursday is continuing. At 3am on Thursday, there were 2.2 million gallons of chemical left over. Despite repeated requests to ITC for updated numbers, these were never provided. A spokesman would only say that the tank 80-7 in the 15-tank tank farm …

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Fire in Deer Park, Texas, Chemical Plant: Benzene levels call for orders from Deer Park, Texas

The city of Deer Park, Texas, issued a provisional order on Thursday, following a three-day fire in a petrochemical warehouse due to airborne concentrations of dangerous chemical benzene. Facilities in the city, schools and some streets were closed. Initially, the Intercontinental Terminals Company ordered its employees to stay in the house after "petrol" points were detected at their tank farm …

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Houston fire at chemical plant to burn for days, Texas officials say

Juan A. Lozano, AP Published 5:50 a.m. ET March 19, 2019 | Updated 6:26 a.m. ET March 19, 2019 CLOSE Houston will likely burn for another two days. (March 18)      AP HOUSTON – A large fire at a Houston-petrochemicals petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, these authorities said Monday The fire erupted Sunday at Intercontinental Terminals …

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Deer Park Fire: Schools shut down as firefighters fight in chemical storage facility

All employees of International Terminal Company are billed and no injuries were reported, the company said. The authorities reopened Highway 225 early Monday and lifted a restraining order for the residents of Deer Park, the city's Office of Emergency Management said. Previously, the residents had been told to stay indoors with the windows closed, and turn off the central cooling …

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Weed killer chemical found in beer and wine, according to report

Roundup has been popped up in some of our most popular beer and wine. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group found traces of glyphosate in 19 of the five wines and 15 beers the group tested, including Colorado's own Coors Light and New Belgium Fat Tire. Glyphosate is an herbicide in Roundup that is a probable human carcinogen, according to …

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Chemical elements for electronic devices have been added to a "vulnerable list"

A vulnerable list of items used in everyday gadgets was created by scientists. Some materials commonly used in cell phones and other devices have been classified as a "serious threat". These include gallium, arsenic, yttrium and silver. Scientists have developed a periodic table that highlights the scarcity of the 90 natural elements, with around 30 being used in cell phones. …

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Enhanced NMR shows chemical structures in a fraction of the time

<a rel = "lightbox" href = "https://3c1703fe8d.site.internapcdn.net/newman/gfx/news/2019/5c41a9b8bb749.jpg" title = "Schematic Diagram of a TOP DNP Sequence The TOP-DNP pulse train consists of a sequence of m microwave pulses of length t p separated by a delay d between the pulses in static (non-rotating) samples Sequence is repeated h times with a repetition time t Rep to mass build 1 H. …

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Bolton warns Syria against the use of chemical weapons in the midst of a plan to pull US troops: reports

Following the decision by US troops to withdraw from Syria, US security adviser John Bolton reported to the Syrian government on Saturday that the collapse should not be perceived as an opening to the use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo / Cliff Owen / File) Following the decision to withdraw US forces from Syria, national security adviser John Bolton reportedly …

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