November

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Train derailment causes chemical spill in South Jersey

A freight train derailment this morning sent two tanker cars off a bridge and into a creek in Paulsboro, New Jersey, polluting the water with hazardous materials.

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Activists fight expansion of toxic waste dump

Last month, the Calif. Department of Toxic Substances Control charged that Chemical Waste Management's 72 unreported spills show that the company cannot be trusted to protect human health.

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BP to admit guilt for oil spill, pay over $4 billion

British oil company BP agreed on November 16 to pay $4.5 billion in penalties for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, pleading guilty to 14 criminal charges.