In October of 2009 in the county of Contra Costa, California a teenager mixed dangerous chemicals inside his home in an attempt to commit suicide. Residents living in the area complained about the fumes and unusual smells. Many suffered from severe chest pain. Do you know what to do?
Lessons learned from our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have shown us one fact. A handshake can generate more actionable intelligence than any form of "enhanced interrogation techniques." Simply put, talking to our neighbors with respect and courtesy and sharing a single purpose helps in our fight to combat terrorism. At home, our shared mission is to raise our kids in a safe environment.
On July 19th, 1979 two oil tankers collided in the Caribbean sea just off the island of little Tobago causing a widespread oil disaster. Twenty-six members of the crew were killed and over 280,000 tons of oil spilled into the sea. At the time, this collision was considered the worst oil disaster in history and to this day remains one of the few events where oil-tankers have collided with each other.