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A tractor trailer fire reported at around 5:30 a.m. at I-24 E. near exit 65 is blocking the ramp in Cadiz in Trigg County. Eastbound lanes are also blocked. Eastbound traffic is detouring via Princeton-Cadiz (exit 56) to KY 139 into Cadiz, then taking US 68 eastbound to return to I-24 at exit 65. Caution is required due to heavy traffic along the detour route. The incident is expected to be cleared at around 9:30 a.m.
The fire pretty much engulfed the trailer making it difficult to extinguish. A backhoe had to be brought in to break open the trailer help firefighters access the burning cargo inside.
Friday, November 23 2012, 07:17 AM CST
Pipeline work can continue at state natural area
May 24, 2013 11:16 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee environmental officials have given Piedmont Natural Gas permission to resume drilling on a Nashville pipeline project.
Work was halted on May 11 when a mixture of bentonite clay and water spilled from a drill into Otter Creek at the Radnor Lake State Natural Area.
The mud was later scraped out of the creek using buckets and hand tools.
Meredith Benton, a spokeswoman for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/199LA54 ) that Piedmont agreed to 11 new terms and conditions to prevent a recurrence of the spill.
Those include creating a pit to capture any spilled slurry and daily water quality monitoring.
Benton said the department has not decided whether to issue fines or citations.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
Asia stocks extend losses after big sell-off
BANGKOK (AP) -- Asian stocks continued to retreat today after being routed the day before by unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing and fears the Federal Reserve will start withdrawing its monetary stimulus.
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