MOUNT VERNON — Emergency officials say a hazmat incident involving mercury which occurred April 9 in Mount Vernon was handled quickly and safely, but the situation provided an opportunity to remind the public of the dangers of dealing with the substance and the importance of handling mercury safely and appropriately.



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2 Responses to “Hazmat spill handled quickly, safely”

  1. Joshua Morrison

    We don’t have an e-mail version of the newspaper but you can sign up for our E-Edition. It’s the entire newspaper online and it’s the same cost of having a paperboy/girl delivering it to your door.

  2. lana (sally) Flood

    I live i Bermuda now but grew up in Mt. Vernon many years ago. Thanks for the stories. I have you on my msn home page and love reading different things about mt. Vernon. I used to live on N Rogers with my grandparents and also down on High Street. I went to Hiawatha Elementary, Mt Vernon Middle and High School. Again thanks for all the stories. Think you could email your newspaper to me?