Since 2005, these lawsuits have generated a $14 million surplus for Edwardsville and solidified Madison County's place at the center of a long-running national debate over personal-injury claims.
The refrigerant leak happened Wednesday at Home Solutions Infusion Therapy in Hammonton.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says flares at refineries and chemical plants emit far more pollution than regulators previously indicated.
Company officials estimated that the charges could ultimately cost Lumber Liquidators about $10 million.
Officials believe that a household pesticide from an aerosol can is what caused more than a dozen employees of a Williston recycling center to become sick and seek medical treatment.
The ministry on Monday based its decision on the reclassification last month of glyphosate as a carcinogen by the World Health Organization's research arm.
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The charges specify that the company and the two men willfully violated rules that require implementing a safety plan, rules for workers entering confined spaces, and a procedure to keep machinery or equipment turned off if someone's working on it.
Reports indicated a refinery worker at Asphalt Refining and Technology Company in Douglasville went into cardiac arrest on Wednesday afternoon
Through all of the vehicle damage, tire slashing, death threats, fist-fights, union grievances and more, my boss never wavered on the whatever-it-takes commitment to becoming a safe operation, and it worked.
The American Chemistry Council sharply criticized modifications to California's Proposition 65 that would require companies to list 12 specific chemicals if included in their products, including lead, mercury and phthalates.
The recalls are unusual: Listeria is rarely found in ice cream because it can't grow at freezing temperatures.
The world's largest home improvement chain is phasing out the use of potentially harmful chemicals in its vinyl flooring.
A study of days-old infants shows an innate ability to clear the controversial compound used in plastics from the body.
A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases.
A company has filed a lawsuit alleging the former Charlotte manufacturing facility it purchased last year contains 5 million pounds of arsenic and cadmium contamination.
The April 6 blast and ensuing hydrocarbon fire at the paraxylene plant in Fujian province left six people hospitalized and renewed discussion on China's social media about the potential dangers of factories that produce the toxic chemical.
Blue Bell says it is pulling its entire line of ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbert and other frozen snacks.
At least seven coal miners were killed and 13 left trapped after a shaft flooded at a mine in northern China, state media reported Tuesday.
New York's attorney general says some preliminary testing shows that microbeads, the tiny plastic abrasives added to makeup, shampoo and other personal care products, are passing through many of the state's sewage treatment plants and into waterways.
Most chemical facilities in the U.S. have yet to adopt federal anti-terrorism guidelines and remain vulnerable to attack, according to a recent report published in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures.
Federal officials say dozens of drums of radioactive waste at one of the nation's premier weapons laboratories are stable after some showed signs of chemical reactions over the past year.
Coverage of the BP oil spill back in 2010 began as a sprint, trying to find out who had been hurt in the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, and how bad the leak might get. It turned into a marathon as at least 134 million gallons of crude spewed from the well over 87 days.
OSHA said the company failed to provide employees with a safety plan despite storing up to 1,900 pounds of a flammable formaldehyde solution.