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4 years 11 months ago

NC port closed after containers are punctured

Officials have shut down a North Carolina port and are recommending people leave the area after containers with highly explosive materials were punctured. Morehead City police spokeswoman Amy H. Thompson said Tuesday that nine containers were damaged. Authorities did not immediately disclose the contents of the containers or their size,...

5 years 2 months ago

Mercury leaking at closed California mine sites

Abandoned mercury mines throughout central California's rugged coastal mountains are polluting the state's major waterways, rendering fish unsafe to eat and risking the health of at least 100,000 impoverished people. But an Associated Press investigation found that the federal government has tried to clean up fewer than a dozen...

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