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Resident, 5 Firefighters Suffer Breathing Problems From Bleach Fumes At Scene Of Fire

Five firefighters and a resident of a South Side home were taken to hospitals today – because of noxious chemicals on the scene of a fire.


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Police Investigate After Crude Bombs Found At Palatine Condo Complex

Police are trying to determine who planted eight crude chemical bombs in the courtyard of a condominium complex in northwest suburban Palatine — and why.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Snow plows clear the road on highway. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Chris Oberholtz)

Report: County Highway Workers Dumped Chemicals At Maintenance Yards

A new report accuses Cook County highway workers of dumping chemicals at maintenance yards.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

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Cleaners That Smell Good Could Be Bad For Your Health

When you clean your sink, scrub counter tops or do laundry, chances are you’re using a cleaning product with a strong scent. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, a new study is saying that the chemicals that make those products smell good might not be good for your health.

CBS 2–05/22/2011

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Chemicals Evacuate Meat Packing Plant In Bridgeview

Crews this morning were cleaning up the scene of an overnight hazardous chemical situation at a meat packing plant in south suburban Bridgeview.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011