Task Force Seeks Changes in Rules for NC Hazardous Waste Sites

Date: December 1, 2006

Source: News Room

A task force created after the massive chemical fire in Apex, North Carolina recommended that companies which store hazardous waste be required to better inform local emergency officials about chemicals housed on site. Governor Easley created the panel shortly after the October fifth blaze. The changes would affect eleven commercial facilities in North Carolina that store chemicals such as household cleaning products, paint and diesel fuel.

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