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Arsenic, Lead Found in School Supplies, Cars, Child Car Seats

Article: Arsenic, Lead Found in School Supplies, Cars, Child Car Seats

Tests for toxic chemicals in ordinary school supplies, children’s car seats, vehicles and pet products have detected lead, arsenic and heavy metals, according to the nonprofit Ecology Center that analyzed the products.

Chemical Safety Board Probes ExxonMobil Refinery Toxic Gas Leak

Article: Chemical Safety Board Probes ExxonMobil Refinery Toxic Gas Leak

A four-member investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board is traveling to the ExxonMobil refinery in Joliet, Illinois, the site of a release of propane and toxic hydrogen fluoride Thursday.