Gas leak http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27214/all en UPDATE 3-Rotten egg stench wafts over UK after French gas leak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-gas-leak-casts-acrid-odour-over-northwest-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Smelly gas from leak at French factory wafts across Channel</p> <p>* Authorities assure residents gas is non-toxic</p> <p>* UK tabloids seize opportunity to poke fun at French</p> <p>By Geert De Clercq</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A cloud of harmless gas smelling of sweat and rotten eggs leaked from a chemicals factory in northwest France and drifted across the English Channel as far as London on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-gas-leak-casts-acrid-odour-over-northwest-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chemistry Entertainment Flatulence Fuel gas Gas leak Lubrizol Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:45:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737607 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-odd-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Smallest house in Brussels up for auction</p> <p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Cosy might be the best word to describe the smallest house in Brussels, which is about to go up for auction. The centuries-old former furniture workshop and creperie a stone's throw from the Belgian capital's picturesque central square is just 2.75 meters wide and has a ground floor only 1.75 meters (5 foot 9 inches) across.</p> <p>Racy Victorian divorces online at genealogy website</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-odd-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial data vendors Gas leak Reuters Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738283 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-odd-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Belgian trainee teachers fail in basic general knowledge</p> <p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A large number of Belgium's future secondary school teachers struggle with basic concepts of geography, politics and history, a study published on Wednesday has shown. Among final year teaching students involved in the study, one in three could not identify the United States on a map and almost half did not know where the Pacific Ocean was.</p> <p>Smallest house in Brussels up for auction</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-odd-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial data vendors Gas leak Reuters Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:16:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738530 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Belgian trainee teachers fail in basic general knowledge</p> <p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A large number of Belgium's future secondary school teachers struggle with basic concepts of geography, politics and history, a study published on Wednesday has shown. Among final year teaching students involved in the study, one in three could not identify the United States on a map and almost half did not know where the Pacific Ocean was.</p> <p>Smallest house in Brussels up for auction</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial data vendors Gas leak Reuters Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:45:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738677 at http://www.globalpost.com Gas leak cases at industrial complexes surge this year: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/131020/gas-leak-cases-at-industrial-complexes-surge-year-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- The number of toxic gas leaks at the country's industrial complexes have surged this year causing injuries and property damages, a report showed on Monday.</p> <p>According to the report compiled by the Korea Industrial Complex Corp., there were seven cases of gas leak so far this year, compared with three cases in 2012 and one in 2010. The report was submitted to Rep. Kim Han-pyo of the ruling Saenuri Party for a parliamentary audit.</p> <p>The country has seen some fatal gas leaks this year, which killed 12 workers and injured nearly 35 people.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/131020/gas-leak-cases-at-industrial-complexes-surge-year-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gas leak Gases Occupational safety and health Yonhap News Agency Mon, 21 Oct 2013 02:33:31 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5966036 at http://www.globalpost.com Smell gas? Here's how to keep yourself safe and report a possible leak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140313/smell-gas-heres-how-keep-yourself-safe-and-report-possible-l <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - The explosion that levelled two apartment buildings in New York on Wednesday, apparently because of a gas leak, prompted authorities to renew their appeals to the public to report possible gas leaks immediately.</p> <p>"The issue is, do people know what to do when they smell gas," said Bob McGee of Consolidated Edison, the utility serving the affected neighbourhood in Manhattan. "It's not something you ignore."</p> <p>Con Ed offers advice to its customers that is more or less universal no matter where you live:</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140313/smell-gas-heres-how-keep-yourself-safe-and-report-possible-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fuel gas Gas leak Gases Technology The Canadian Press Thu, 13 Mar 2014 05:17:41 +0000 The Canadian Press 6094216 at http://www.globalpost.com Workers exposed to chemical leak at Intel plant in Arizona http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140505/workers-exposed-chemical-leak-at-intel-plant-arizona <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PHOENIX (Reuters) - A chemical leak at Intel Corp's manufacturing complex in Arizona has been contained and two workers were taken to hospital for observation, a spokesman for the chipmaker said on Monday.</p> <p>During a tool installation in a basement at the sprawling plant southeast of Phoenix a tube was severed, leading to a spill of around 100 gallons (379 liters) of ammonium hydroxide, said Intel spokesman Chuck Mulloy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140505/workers-exposed-chemical-leak-at-intel-plant-arizona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Gas leak Intel Thomson Reuters Tue, 06 May 2014 03:02:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6139536 at http://www.globalpost.com