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Subway: ‘Yoga Mat’ Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

Subway says an ingredient that has been dubbed the “yoga mat” chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.

04/11/2014

Workers lay the pipes of a gas pipeline. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Homeowners: Fracking Happening 75 Yards From Front Doors

Some residents in Denton think 200 feet is too close for natural gas hydraulic fracturing, now they’re taking their protests to city leaders. To back up their objections residents point to an ordinance banning drilling within 1,200 feet of homes.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2014

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Six Injured In Explosion At High School In Frisco

Six people were injured on Monday morning at Lone Star High School in Frisco after an oxygen pack exploded in the school fieldhouse.

09/16/2013

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City Cracks Down On Truckers Hauling Hazardous Cargo

On restricted stretches of Dallas county highway, Sheriff’s deputies play a cat and mouse game with truckers hauling hazardous cargo.

09/13/2013

Earth moving equipment and natural gas containers are viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UTA Study Finds Contaminants In Ground Water Near Gas Wells

High levels of contaminants, including arsenic are present, according to a University of Texas at Arlington study, in private water wells near gas operations.

08/05/2013

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Agency Investigating West Blast Finds Lax Regulation Of Chemicals

A federal agency investigating the deadly April explosion at the fertilizer plant in West told a Senate committee Thursday that regulation of the dangerous chemicals used in the industry fall under a “patchwork” of standards.

06/27/2013

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Ellis County Chemical Spill Caused By Alcohol, Ferrets

A DPS report says two ferrets and alcohol contributed to a wreck that spilled toxic chemicals on a county road in Ellis county last month.

06/07/2013

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Presence Of Explosive Chemicals Often Kept Secret

Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for citizens to find out what dangerous chemicals lurk in their backyards. Secrecy and shoddy record-keeping have kept the public and emergency workers in the dark about stockpiles of explosive material.

05/30/2013

Massive Chemical Fire Rages Near Dallas

North Texas Chemical Company Having Safety Issues

Three times in the last two months, chemical trucks operated by Waxahachie-based Magnablend have been involved in hazardous material spills that have required state intervention.

05/16/2013

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Garland Residents Evacuated After Toxic Vapors Released

Police evacuated residents in the immediate area of Garland Road and I-635 shortly after 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.

05/11/2013

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Flame Retardant Found In Foods At Dallas Supermarkets

A new study from researchers at the University of Texas School of Public Health has revealed that flame retardant chemicals were found in many samples taken from popular North Texas food items.

06/01/2012

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Texas School Janitor Accused Of Locking Kids In Closet

Police in Corsicana are investigating claims of child abuse at a charter school. Last week a grand jury indicted a 51-year-old man on charges of child endangerment, injury to a child and unlawful restraint.

11/22/2011

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