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Fire Prevention

The Hazmat and Fire Response to Ethanol in Hypothetical Rail Disaster Near Arlington Heights Municipal Campus

44 A train derailment and railcar fire on a rural railroad, such as the accident that occurred on Union Pacific railroad tracks near Graettinger, Iowa at 1:00 a.m. this morning, is relatively risk free compared […]

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Corn Planting Delayed in Illinois and Midwest

Corn planting has been delayed in Illinois and much of the Midwest because of a week of rainy weather. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said today that Illinois farmers have planted 10 percent of of their anticipated 12.8 million-acre crop. Corn planting is only 1 percent more than a week, ago. Normally about 27 percent […] […]