CHEMICAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHEMICAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323234-68/assad-attack-chemical-syria.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323234-68/assad-attack-chemical-syria.html.csp">Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ZEINA KARAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:47:19.062-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beirut • The year since a chemical attack that killed hundreds near Damascus has been a strikingly good one for President Bashar Assad. His deadly stockpile has been destroyed, but he has stayed in power, bought time and gotten world powers to engage him. Along the way, global disapproval has shifted away from Assad and toward the Islamic extremists who are fighting him and spreading destruction across Syria and Iraq. In Syria, frustrated opposition leaders plan modest rallies Friday to commemo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583232342014-08-21T17:47:19.062-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:47:19.062-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323234@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:47:19 MDT Utah prosecutor to review case of lye-spiked tea at Dickey’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309790-78/winkler-tea-chemical-gill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309790-78/winkler-tea-chemical-gill.html.csp">Utah prosecutor to review case of lye-spiked tea at Dickey’s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T07:33:41.995-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Prosecutors could decide as early as Wednesday whether to charge employees at a South Jordan restaurant where an industrial cleaning chemical was mixed with a woman’s iced tea, badly burning her throat last week. Police in South Jordan on Monday forwarded their findings to Salt Lake County Attorney Sim Gill — including allegations that staff at Dickey’s Barbecue discovered more than a month ago that a toxic chemical had been mixed with sugar, said Cpl. Sam Winkler. Authorities have said an empl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309790@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:33:41 MDT Utah woman critically injured by toxic tea at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58295177-78/winkler-tea-chemical-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58295177-78/winkler-tea-chemical-jordan.html.csp">Utah woman critically injured by toxic tea at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T13:29:41.132-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 01:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman is in critical condition after drinking sweet tea that contained a toxic industrial cleaning chemical at a South Jordan restaurant. The woman, 67, was eating at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 689 W. South Jordan Parkway, about 1 p.m. Sunday when she poured a glass of sweet tea from the self-service beverage bar, said South Jordan Police Cpl. Sam Winkler. “She takes a sip, and her mouth instantly starts burning,” Winkler said. She tried to spit out the tea, but her mouth and throat suffered sever...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58295177@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:29:41 MDT Dow Chemical’s quarterly profits top expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216770-79/dow-chemical-billion-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216770-79/dow-chemical-billion-company.html.csp">Dow Chemical’s quarterly profits top expectations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jack Kaskey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:54:01.667-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker, posted second-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates as the company expanded margins by raising product prices and cutting expenses. Profit excluding some items was 74 cents a share, the Midland, Mich.-based company said Wednesday, exceeding the 71-cent average estimate of 17 analysts compiled by Bloomberg. Second-quarter net income fell to $882 million, or 73 cents a share, compared with $2.34 billion, or $1.87, a year ear...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216770@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:54:01 MDT 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