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30 injured in blast at chemical recycling plant in Spain

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The blast in Arganda del Rey sends up a huge column of black smoke, but emergency services say several air quality measuring stations in the area showed normal readings, easing concerns about toxic pollution

MADRID, Spain (May 4, 2017) — At least 30 people were injured Thursday, May 4, three of them seriously, in an explosion at recycling site for hazardous chemical waste near Madrid, forcing the evacuation of nearby schools, authorities said. Continue reading 30 injured in blast at chemical recycling plant in Spain