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Hazardous Materials

Hazmat teams were sent to the tow pound at Twelfth Avenue and 38th Street after a car with radioactive materials was found. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Team Sent After Radioactive Material Is Found In Impounded Car

A hazardous materials team was sent to the tow pound at Pier 76 on the Hudson River Monday afternoon, after a vehicle containing radioactive material was discovered.

08/25/2014

A green fluid flooded a sidewalk at Broad and South streets on Monday, June 23. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Crews Sent To Lower Manhattan For Flood Of Coolant Fluid

Hazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.

06/23/2014

Authorities at the scene of a possible hazardous materials investigation in Jersey City on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: NYC Pharmacist Accused In NJ Of Assembling Illegal Drug Lab

Jordan Gonzalez, 33, made a series of purchases through an online auction website of materials associated with the hallucinogen known as MDA, authorities said.

11/14/2013

Hazmat Situation At P.S. 64 In Woodhaven, Queens (credit: CBS 2)

33 Students Treated After Hazmat Situation At Queens School

Investigators are looking into initial reports that an aerosol can near a radiator exploded.

11/13/2013

New York City Skyline (file / credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

NYC Airflow Study This Summer To Look At Spread Of Contaminants

The goal is to better understand the risks posted by airborne contaminants, such as chemical, biological, and radiological weapons both above ground and in the subway system.

04/24/2013