"Week-old chemical spill leaks onto U property" (Minnesota Daily, 10/19/11)

posted Oct 19, 2011, 7:06 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 19, 2011, 7:06 AM ]
The spill occurred in Southeast Como during a transfer.

By Anissa Stocks

Excerpt - "A chemical spill seeping onto University of Minnesota property in the Southeast Como neighborhood has yet to be removed after being cornered off for nearly a week.

About 500 gallons of potassium hydroxide — a toxic and corrosive chemical used in bleaching, biodiesel and soap — being delivered to the Hawkins Inc. plant spilled during a transfer. . . "

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