By Ron Scherer
Just before millions of Americans get ready to hit the road for a Labor Day getaway, the price of gasoline is on the rise. Blame hurricane Isaac.
In advance of the storm hitting the New Orleans area, about half of the refineries in the storm's path had shut down for safety
SPOKANE, Wash. - Investigators with the Spokane Fire Department say the fire that burned dangerously close last week near the Convent Of The Holy Names by SFCC was human caused.
The fire burned about five acres, but no structures were damaged.
Investigators are now trying to determine if
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office there was a fire at the
REC plant in Moses Lake Monday morning. We're told that no chemicals were
released and that there was no danger to the public. The fire has since been
STATEMENT FROM REC:
SPOKANE, Wash. – Two more local Red Cross volunteers left for Billings, Montana Wednesday afternoon to aid in the disaster relief efforts as a result of numerous wild fires.
The volunteers are driving over in an Emergency Response Communication Vehicle. It is one of only thirteen
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - At least 11 people were treated at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake after a chemical release at the REC Silicon plant Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, three were still being treated but were expected to be discharged.
By EILEEN NGAssociated Press
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's government has imposed two new conditions on a rare earth refinery set up by Australian miner Lynas to assuage public fears of radioactive pollution.
Tan Bun Teet, who heads the "Save