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  • 7 Minneapolis TSA agents treated after fumes reported at airport

    10/17/2014 7:33:09 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 13 replies
    StarTribune.com ^ | 10/17/14 | JOHN REINAN , Star Tribune
    Seven agents of the Transportation Security Administration were briefly hospitalized Friday after reported exposure to fumes at an airport checkpoint, but officials said no cause was discovered. All seven were examined at Hennepin County Medical Center and released by 2 p.m.
  • Question: Is the March on Washington this weekend SMALLER than Glenn Beck's Rally?

    08/24/2013 6:56:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    8/24/13
    Asking for opinions here....I have seen video from a satellite dish of the anniversary rally in DC...Al Charlatan and Jesse Jagmo are heading up what purports to be a time of commemoration of MLK's "I have a dream" speech..... Anyway, the thing kicks off today, and I am looking at a live pic of the mall in front of the Lincoln Memorial....and folks, it doesn't even look half full. I AM ONLY SEEING ONE ANGLE, so I may be wrong, but from that viewpoint it looks like the 9/12 rally of Tea Partiers WAS MUCH BIGGER than this crowd of...
  • South Tampa Residents being asked to shelter in place due to fumes coming from the port

    08/08/2013 7:49:39 AM PDT · by rarestia · 47 replies
    MyFoxTampaBay alert ^ | 8 August 2013 | NA
    Just received a notice on my phone that South Tampa residents are being asked to "shelter in place" due to fumes coming from the port of Tampa. Will post updates as they become available.
  • Mark Levin Fumes After Obama Admits He Feels 'Constrained' By The Constitution

    04/03/2013 10:05:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | 4/3/13 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin in fine form.
  • Las Vegas fumes over Obama's anti-tourism rant

    10/24/2011 4:42:50 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 24, 2011 | CRISTINA SILVA
    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- President Barack Obama has a Sin City problem that won't go away. Obama is counting on Nevada's support for reelection next year. He easily won the Las Vegas Valley in 2008 and will probably win the largely Democratic, urban center again next year.
  • One sickened by McDonald's fumes dies

    09/08/2011 9:14:04 AM PDT · by rawhide · 34 replies
    ajcnews.com ^ | 9-8-11
    A hospital official says one person who was sickened by fumes at a McDonald's restaurant in Pooler has died. Memorial University Medical Center spokesman Michael Notrica confirmed the death Thursday but said he could not provide any details about the person. Authorities said 10 people were taken to the hospital Wednesday after firefighters found two customers unconscious inside a restaurant bathroom and others struggling to breathe. Notrica said eight were treated and released and two were admitted for treatment. Pooler Fire Chief Wade Simmons earlier said one of the customers found unconscious was in critical condition, but it was not...
  • Health officials order air quality testing after fuel smell blankets metro area (Oil Spill)

    04/29/2010 7:45:40 PM PDT · by francisbacon · 12 replies · 643+ views
    NOLA.COM ^ | 04/29/2010 | Times Picayune Staff
    Strong oil fumes on Southeast LA Coast and Northshore, speculation its from burning the spill.
  • AA flight makes emergency landing in Iceland

    04/13/2010 7:49:51 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 17 replies · 1,419+ views
    AP/YahooNews ^ | 4/13/10
    An American Airlines flight with 145 people on board made an emergency landing Tuesday in Iceland after five crew members became ill following reports of chemical fumes in the cabin. American Airlines Flight 49 traveling from Paris to Dallas-Ft. Worth landed safely just after 1345 GMT (9:45 a.m. EDT). The source of the fumes was being investigated, Keflavik Airport spokesman Fridthor Eydal said.
  • Shipping fuel fumes contribute to deaths

    11/08/2007 9:18:14 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 115+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/08/07 | Cassie Biggs - ap
    HONG KONG - Ships belching toxic fumes from diesel fuel contribute to the deaths of tens of thousands of people in Europe, Asia and the United States each year, claims a U.S. report released this week. As many as 60,000 people living in coastal communities along major shipping routes died from lung and heart complaints as a result of high sulfate emissions from ships in 2002, according to the study released Wednesday by the American Chemical Society. With international maritime trade on the rise and little regulation of ship emissions, that death toll could rise to as many as 82,000...
  • Geology Picture of the Week, August 19-25, 2007: Sulphur from Kawah Ijen (and new Web site)

    08/24/2007 7:49:47 AM PDT · by cogitator · 13 replies · 700+ views
    The pictures below are from the source Web site linked above, but see the first comment for a new Web site, PhotoVolcanica, with some spectacular high-resolution volcano photos. The reason I'm posting these pictures is due to inspiration (fortunately not inhalation) of a picture of this place in the "Volcanoes 4 (Hot Springs and Fumaroles)" section of PhotoVolcanica. Crystallizing sulphur stalactites How much do you get paid for this? Molten red sulfur! Just like on Io (Jupiter's sulfurous moon) Raw and picturesque, as long as you're upwind
  • Congressman wants FEMA trailer hearings (La. Rep. Bobby Jindal re: formaldehyde fumes)

    05/18/2007 10:23:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 591+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/18/07 | AP
    KENNER, La. - A Louisiana congressman is calling for hearings on the government's response to formaldehyde fumes in trailers provided to storm victims by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Earlier this month, the agency dismissed findings by environmentalists that the trailers pose serious health risks from the known carcinogen. The agency said the fumes could be reduced by opening vents and windows, a strategy deemed unacceptable by Rep. Bobby Jindal (news, bio, voting record) in light of the region's heat and humidity. Jindal, a Republican widely expected to run for governor in the fall, sent a letter to House leadership...
  • VAnity Help from any fire fighters out there!!

    02/16/2006 10:19:47 PM PST · by txroadkill · 37 replies · 387+ views
    Bone head that I am ^ | 2/17/06 | self
    OK, my father was watching my kids today while I was having surgery. about an hour ago I went down stairs to make sure the doors were looked and was immitadly struck by noxus fumes. As it turns out my Dad was watching my kids ride their bikes today and moved a gas can to get out a camping chair. After he was done, he tossed the chair back into the garage and unknowingly knocked over a gallon sized can of gasoline to the floor. If I remember correctly, the last time I mowed the yard I knew I was...
  • Tanker Crashes into California Home (Modesto, Hazmet on scene)

    01/28/2006 4:58:20 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 22 replies · 584+ views
    All Headline News ^ | Jan. 28, 2006 | Denise Royal
    Modesto, California (AHN) - A big rig tanker crashed on near State Route 99 south of Ceres this morning, releasing hazardous fumes and forcing evacuations. The California Highway Patrol and emergency crews were called to the scene just before noon. The tanker careened off of the highway into the backyard of a house, with the cab barely missing the back of the home. There are reports it is difficult to breathe in the area because of fumes emanating from the tanker, which was carrying formic acid. Formic acid is a combustible product derived from alternative fuels combined with acid. It...
  • CA: Artist fumes over relocation of painting at state building (to AG Lockyer's office)

    08/23/2005 8:12:33 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 631+ views
    SFgate.com ^ | 8/23/05 | Greg Lucas
    Sacramento -- A painting of the United States sinking into a toilet, formerly on display in the cafeteria of the state Department of Justice, has been moved by Attorney General Bill Lockyer to his 17th floor office, where public access is limited. The artist who created the piece, Stephen Pearcy, said Lockyer's decision to move the painting violated his First Amendment right to political speech. The painting's inclusion in a larger exhibit displayed in the state building sparked protests from some conservatives and served as fodder for talk radio shows. "His office is not public. The decision to move it...
  • Nostalgic? Open a can of car exhaust

    07/18/2005 10:03:30 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 18 replies · 11,856+ views
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A German man has canned the noxious-smelling exhaust fumes of East Germany's cult Trabant car and is doing a brisk trade selling the scent to those nostalgic for the former Communist state. "The smell is something very special and scarce nowadays," said Thorsten Jahn, whose cans of "Trabi" exhaust sell online for 3.98 euros ($4.81). "I wanted to preserve the past in an original way." Fifteen years since reunification, nostalgia for East Germany has been running strong as rosy memories of the communist state's social safety nets, holiday camps and quaint consumer products like the tiny, box-like...
  • EPA Proposes Stationary Diesel Fumes Cut

    06/29/2005 3:56:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 290+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 6/29/05 | John Heilprin - AP
    WASHINGTON - Pollution from electrical generators, compressors, agricultural pumps and other equipment powered by stationary diesel engines would drop by as much as 90 percent under a government proposal, The Associated Press has learned. Beginning in 2007, companies would have to produce cleaner-burning diesel engines for use in such equipment. Operators would have to start using lower sulfur fuel at that time and switch to even better grades by 2011. The Environmental Protection Agency planned to make the proposal public on Thursday. It stems from a court agreement with Environmental Defense, a New York-based advocacy group that sued in federal...
  • Secret Smoker, 14, Chokes On Fabric Deodorant Fumes (Dies)

    05/09/2005 6:41:54 PM PDT · by blam · 37 replies · 1,565+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-10-2005 | Richard Savill
    Secret smoker, 14, chokes on fabric deodorant fumes By Richard Savill (Filed: 10/05/2005) A schoolgirl has died after spraying herself with a fabric deodorant in the bathroom of her family home to hide the smell of cigarettes. Helen Coffey, 14, who had been smoking in the bathroom, collapsed as she used a can of Deofab to spray her clothes. She died a week later in hospital. Her family said the aerosol spray in the confined space had made her choke and caused a haemorrhage in her throat. Her mother, Agnes, 46, said: "She sprayed it all over her clothes, the...
  • Toilet Fumes Kill Man

    12/30/2004 6:00:02 AM PST · by bedolido · 30 replies · 1,909+ views
    wcco.com ^ | 12/29/2004 | associated press
    Dec 29, 2004 8:23 am US/Central WINDBER, Pa. (AP) Somerset County authorities say a stopped up toilet led to a man’s death, when he unwisely mixed two common chemicals trying to unclog it. Sixty-eight-year-old James Battiste of Windber died Monday. Tuesday, County Coroner Wallace Miller announced Battiste’s cause of death: chlorine gas poisoning. Authorities say Battiste mixed Liquid-Plumr and another over the counter product, The Works, into the toilet bowl. The intense fumes resulted causing the man to call nine-one-one, but he apparently lost consciousness before he could tell dispatchers what was wrong. Police responded quickly and say they were...