Chemical Spill

(A model representation of the molecule ethyl acrylate.  Photo illustration by Kemikungen and Ed Fischer)

Kids Kept Indoors as Chemical Fumes Spread Near a Bucks School

About five gallons of ethyl acrylate spilled at Arkema, a resins plant in Bristol Township.


Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

First Responders File Lawsuit In Paulsboro Train Derailment

Fifteen first responders have filed a lawsuit claiming Conrail was negligent in the aftermath of a train derailment and chemical spill in southern New Jersey last year.


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Chemical Spill Forces Evacuation Of Absegami High School

An Atlantic County high school was evacuated Thursday morning after the report of a chemical spill.



Hazmat Team, Police Respond To Ammonia Leak Near Dietz & Watson Plant

Police and Hazmat crews responded to an ammonia leak in the Tacony section of the city.


Paulsboro Jr.-Sr. High School (credit: CBS)

First Time Since Train Derailment, Paulsboro Students Head Back To School

Students headed back to class in Paulsboro public schools this morning, for the first time since a train derailment and chemical spill 11 days ago.


(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Pumping Operations Completed On Breached Rail Car In Paulsboro

U.S. Coast Guard officials said Thursday that pumping operations on the breached rail car have been completed, which is a step in the right direction for still-evacuated residents in Paulsboro.


Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (see full story) (Credit: CBS 3)

Shelter In Place Order Lifted In Paulsboro, New Jersey

A shelter-in-place order that was issued Monday morning for residents in Paulsboro, New Jersey has been lifted.


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Dozens Sickened After Chemical Spill In Paulsboro

The vapors of vinyl chloride is the troublesome irritant that some people at a train derailment scene in Paulsboro, New Jersey may have been exposed to.



Hazmat Team In Gloucester County Investigating Chemical Spill At Cocoa Factory

A hazmat crew in Gloucester County is investigating a chemical spill at a cocoa factory Monday evening.