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Man Caught Trespassing in WMATA Garage, Says He Was Mixing Chemicals

A man was caught trespassing Sunday afternoon in a garage in Alexandria, which is closed on weekends.

07/06/2014

READ: Train Derailment Causes Massive Explosion

CSX: Md. Train Explosion Caused By Chemical Cargo

Train operator CSX Transportation on Wednesday pointed to a hazardous chemical in a rail car as the source of an explosion on a derailed train near Baltimore that sparked a fire, rattled homes and damaged buildings. A company spokesman said officials still weren’t sure what caused the sodium chlorate to explode in the first place, but it ignited another chemical in a second car.

05/30/2013

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Study: Anxiety Drugs Found In Fish Could Have Evolutionary Consequences

According to a new study, drugs that treat anxiety in people may alter the behavior of fish when the chemicals are flushed into rivers.

02/21/2013

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