Archive for the “Hazardous Materials” Category

More news on hydraulic fracturing with benign compounds (what could be more benign than H2O?): From the testimony of Amy Mall, of the NRDC, on  ”The applicability of federal requirements that protect public health and the environment to oil and gas development,” Presented to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform United States House of […]

The incident at Bhopal, India bears remembering.  This week marks the 25th anniversary of the event.  As detailed at Bhopal.org here, On the night of Dec. 2nd and 3rd, 1984, a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, began leaking 27 tons of the deadly gas methyl isocyanate. None of the six safety systems designed to […]