Groups Want Tougher U.S. Steel Fine For Lake Michigan SpillThe leaders of 18 environmental and civic groups have joined a push for U.S. Steel to face tougher penalties over a spill of hazardous substances from a northwestern Indiana plant into Lake Michigan.
Power Washer In Basement Leaves 4 Hospitalized In Marquette ParkTwo adults and two children were hospitalized Monday night after a power washer caused a hazardous materials situation in their Marquette Park neighborhood home.
Interstate 80/94 Reopens After Large Truck FireIndiana State Police said a semi hauling corrosives caught fire in the eastbound lanes of I-80/94 near the Portage exit around 5:20 a.m.
Man Charged With Dumping ‘Hazardous Materials’ In GaryRefugio Martinez, 60, of Griffith, Indiana, was charged Monday with criminal recklessness, according to a statement from Gary police.
‘Suspicious’ Package Prompts Response To UIC Medical Center A small fire and a substance leaking from an old transformer prompted fire crews to respond to the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago campus on the Near West Side Wednesday night.
Parents Want Answers After School Rash EpidemicParents want answers about what happened inside a Chicago Public elementary school, a day after more than 30 children were sent to the hospital.
Meth Lab Prompts Hazmat In Des PlainesA suspected meth lab in Des Plaines prompted a hazardous materials situation overnight.
Radioactive Leak At O'Hare Is False AlarmA reported hazardous materials situation this morning at a building at O’Hare International Airport turned out to be a false alarm.
HazMat Called After Meth Ingredients Found At Police StationChicago Police attempting to identify an unresponsive cab passenger found apparent methamphetamine ingredients inside his bag -- prompting a hazardous materials response Saturday afternoon at a North Side police station.
Fumes Evacuate Southwest Suburban Industrial BuildingEmergency crews were dispatched early Tuesday to the scene of a hazardous materials scare in the southwest suburbs.