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January 15, 2019

Polish motorway is covered in chocolate as tanker truck overturns

Source: https://www.independent.co.uk, May 10, 2018 By: Mythili Sampathkumar One local official says it has been a long time since police were smiling at the scene of an accident A truck full of liquid chocolate has overturned on a motorway in Poland, spilling 12 tonnes of the sweet stuff all over the road. Traffic was blocked […]

January 15, 2019

River of chocolate blocks traffic on Arizona highway after tanker carrying 40,000 pounds overturns: Authorities

Source: https://abcnews.go.com, January 14, 2019 By: Julia Jacobo Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory isn’t the only place to house a river of chocolate. A section of Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, Arizona, was covered in the cocoa confection after a tanker trailer carrying more than 40,000 pounds of the liquid overturned Monday morning around 9 a.m., Arizona Department of Public […]

January 11, 2019

Long-term use of airport tank farm leads to soil and groundwater contamination

Source: http://images.hello.axaxl.com/Web/XLGlobalServices/%7B87f299cd-ddaf-410b-8fd3-87858cc33594%7D_Envtl_Whitepaper_FBO_US_CA_AXAXL.pdf?utm_campaign=NA_USA_BROK_ENV_EB_4994_FBOs%20need%20envtl%20protection&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua A small airport serving as a regional transportation/shipping hub was owned by a local municipality and operated by a single FBO. They used a tank farm from the 1940s through 2013, which led to discovery of significant soil and groundwater contamination during replacement of aboveground fuel tanks and underground piping. The release was […]

January 11, 2019

Storage and repair of older, radium-containing aircraft instruments

Source: http://images.hello.axaxl.com/Web/XLGlobalServices/%7B87f299cd-ddaf-410b-8fd3-87858cc33594%7D_Envtl_Whitepaper_FBO_US_CA_AXAXL.pdf?utm_campaign=NA_USA_BROK_ENV_EB_4994_FBOs%20need%20envtl%20protection&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua Based on recent US EPA guidance, an airport determined that one of its FBO tenants, an avionics repair firm, had a large amount of potentially radioactive aircraft instruments stored in their warehouse for many years. The luminescent paint used in these aircraft instruments (new and used) contained radium, which continued to emit measurable […]

January 11, 2019

Use of de-icing fluids impacts wetland

Source: http://images.hello.axaxl.com/Web/XLGlobalServices/%7B87f299cd-ddaf-410b-8fd3-87858cc33594%7D_Envtl_Whitepaper_FBO_US_CA_AXAXL.pdf?utm_campaign=NA_USA_BROK_ENV_EB_4994_FBOs%20need%20envtl%20protection&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua An airport in the northern United States routinely used propylene glycol for de-icing activities, which were performed by several FBOs at multiple locations. Long term use of the de-icing agent resulted in offsite discharges including impacts to an adjacent wetland. Further, the local regulatory authority reduced the stormwater discharge limits for parameters such […]

January 11, 2019

Airport fuel hydrant leaks

Source: http://images.hello.axaxl.com/Web/XLGlobalServices/%7B87f299cd-ddaf-410b-8fd3-87858cc33594%7D_Envtl_Whitepaper_FBO_US_CA_AXAXL.pdf?utm_campaign=NA_USA_BROK_ENV_EB_4994_FBOs%20need%20envtl%20protection&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua An airport and their FBO used a hydrant system (underground fuel delivery pipeline) for many years. During maintenance of the system, it was discovered that a valve leaked in the fuel hydrant system. Over a long-period of time, jet fuel leaked from this valve at a rate that went undetected by the leak […]

February 28, 2018

Court affirms Conrail not entitled to pollution coverage

Source: http://www.businessinsurance.com, February 27, 2018 By: Judy Greenwald A Pennsylvania state appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling and held the Consolidated Rail Corp. is not entitled to pollution coverage under policies issued by a Berkshire Hathaway Group unit and Continental Insurance Co. The ruling by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg in Consolidated […]

August 30, 2017

Lead-Based Paint Is a “Pollutant” within CGL Pollution Exclusion

Source: http://www.constructionrisk.com, August 2017 By: Kent Holland Where lead-based paint was ingested by a tenant’s child, the tenant sued her landlord for injuries allegedly sustained by the child. The landlord tendered the claim to its commercial general liability (CGL) insurer who, instead of defending the case, filed a declaratory judgment action seeking a determination that […]

August 12, 2016

Despite Pollution Exclusion, Insurer On Hook for Contamination in Indiana

Source: http://www.lexology.com, August 9, 2016 By: Andrew H. Perellis, Patrick D. Joyce and Craig B. Simonsen, Seyfarth Shaw LLP Seyfarth Synopsis: The Northern District of Indiana rejected the insurer’s assertion that its pollution exclusion clauses unambiguously included all contaminants. Indiana, unlike other jurisdictions, is pro-insured when it comes to providing coverage for damages arising from […]

July 27, 2011

Chemical Spill Forces Evacuations in Illinois

Source: http://www.kplr11.com, April 24, 2009 Anhydrous Ammonia Leaking Near Du Quoin Several homes have been evacuated along with a school in Du Quoin, Illinois where a tanker truck carrying a dangerous chemical has overturned. The wreck happened on Highway 51, just south of Du Quoin, which is about 70 miles from St. Louis. The truck […]

July 27, 2011

EnergySolutions Tanker Leaked Hazardous Waste on Utah Highway

Source: http://kcpw.org, April 24, 2009 A half-gallon of hazardous waste leaked from an EnergySolutions tanker in Carbon County last month. But the incident has only now come to light. The company held an extensive media roundtable earlier this week but failed to mention the incident. Spokesman Mark Walker says the company followed standard reporting procedure […]

July 6, 2011

Van Nuys metal plater to pay hazardous waste fine

Source: Los Angeles Times, June 30, 2011 Posted on: http://envfpn.advisen.com A Van Nuys metal-plating business has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine to settle charges that it mishandled hazardous waste. Inspectors from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Los Angeles County Fire Department found that Crown Chrome Plating, a division of TMW Corp., a supplier […]

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