CHEMICAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHEMICAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Iraq to U.N.: ‘Terrorists’ seize former chemical weapons site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162902-68/chemical-iraq-weapons-warfare.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162902-68/chemical-iraq-weapons-warfare.html.csp">Iraq to U.N.: ‘Terrorists’ seize former chemical weapons site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDITH M. LEDERER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T21:08:04.302-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • The Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad, where remnants of 2,500 degraded chemical rockets filled decades ago with the deadly nerve agent sarin are stored along with other chemical warfare agents, Iraq said in a letter circulated Tuesday at the United Nations. The U.S. government played down the threat from the takeover, saying there are no intact chemical weapons and it would be very difficult, if not impos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581629022014-07-08T21:08:04.302-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T21:08:04.302-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162902@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:08:04 MDT West Virginia company fined $11K in chemical spill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58158080-79/fined-company-freedom-industries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58158080-79/fined-company-freedom-industries.html.csp">West Virginia company fined $11K in chemical spill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FREDERIC J. FROMMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T16:43:02.315-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal agency has fined the company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia’s largest water supply $11,000 for a pair of violations. The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Freedom Industries $7,000 for keeping storage tanks containing crude MCHM behind a diked wall that was not liquid tight. On Jan. 9, roughly 10,000 gallons of MCHM leaked from one of the tanks and through the riverside diked wall and left 300,000 residents without clean wate...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581580802014-07-07T16:43:02.315-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T16:43:02.315-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158080@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:43:02 MDT