Chemical experts say recent refinery explosions could have been far more devastating if deadly hydrogen fluoride was released. Some are calling for a ban on the chemical. 41 more words
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Q: When a momma deer becomes aggressive to protect her young, what’s a good deterrent to protect yourself and your dog while walking? Would pepper spray or mace work? 79 more words
Recent deaths spark changes. Scientists also seek to combat “response fatigue” that wear down people’s sense of urgency.
Gerardo Ramirez, a Central Texas dairy worker, was near his home but taking an unusual route to a children’s hospital in April when he drove his Volkswagen Jetta into a flooded section of road, not seeing in the predawn dark that heavy rains had turned a tiny creek into a death trap. 22 more words
UNITED STATES –Just how hot will it get this weekend? It could feel like 110, or more.
Over the next few days, more than 85% of the lower 48’s population will see temperatures above 90 degrees. 578 more words