‘Reckless’ lorry driver let dangerous chemical pour out of his tanker before driving off – Grimsby Telegraph


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'Reckless' lorry driver let dangerous chemical pour out of his tanker before driving off
Grimsby Telegraph
In a ruling banning him from holding commercial lorry driver licences, deputy traffic commissioner for North East England Fiona Harrington said the chemical spill posed a dangerous risk to health. In her findings she wrote: ÔÇťAcetic Anhydride is a

Oil spill impacts in coastal wetland

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is still affecting wetland plants, a new study confirms. A paper explains how the presence of surface and buried crude oil under flooded and drained conditions affects the redox of wetland soils, an important control of wetland soil functions.

Exxon Beaumont refinery shuts hydrocracker due to leak -sources – Nasdaq


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Exxon Beaumont refinery shuts hydrocracker due to leak -sources
Nasdaq
N> 362,300-barrel-per-day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, refinery shut the hydrocracker on Sunday due to a leak found after the unit restarted on Saturday, sources familiar with plant operations said on Monday. Exxon declined to discuss operations at the
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How volunteers trying to help in major incidents have become a ‘headache’ for emergency services – Hull Daily Mail


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How volunteers trying to help in major incidents have become a 'headache' for emergency services
Hull Daily Mail
Last last month Hull Royal Infirmary staged one such training event when 40 'casualties' were treated after a mock chemical spill from a lorry. A simulated emergency incident in Hull. Speaking at an East Riding Council scrutiny meeting, Humberside Fire