Chemical spill at Brockport factory

Full story: WHEC-TV Rochester, NY

The State Department of Environmental Conservation says crews were trying to remove a 300-gallon steel tank with a forklift when it fell, spilling an unknown liquid.
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1 - 11 of 11 Comments Last updated May 14, 2013
Fil

Rochester, NY

#1 Sep 8, 2009
All the chemicals were supposed to be gone five years ago per DEC. Wonder why that didn't happen?
wish you knew

Fairport, NY

#2 Sep 8, 2009
what company was moving this tank and where are they taking it
Are you Stupid

Honeoye Falls, NY

#3 Sep 8, 2009
Didn't I read in your village board meeting minutes that EVERYONE from Emergency Services suggested that you leave that site alone???
You wouldn't listen, now, would you?
parallaxview

Geneva, NY

#5 Sep 8, 2009
I hope Congress doesn't hear about this glue spill. They'll all be there sniffing it.
Jay

Rock Hill, SC

#6 Sep 8, 2009
The name of the former company is Kleen Brite Laboratories not clean brite
Straight Shooter

Rochester, NY

#7 Sep 8, 2009
the forklift crew must not have been too Brite themselves

possibly an adhesive... must've been a really sticky situation
nobody

Rochester, NY

#8 Sep 8, 2009
Need to keep a closer watch on the people dismantling this plant. This is the only channel covering this story.

Since: Jul 09

suburbs of Rochester

#9 Sep 9, 2009
The site has been cleaned since Kleen Brite and their chemical spills. That does not mean that otehr companies cant occupy the building.

“Lovin' you is fuuu-uuun...”

Since: Apr 09

drop the puck, Ref...

#10 Sep 9, 2009
Get some of the former residents to talk about this.
The gov't and Kleen Brite hammered these people.
Just dump it & go move elsewhere.
nobody

Rochester, NY

#11 Sep 9, 2009
I am a current resident in Brockport and have watched as some outside outfit is tearing this building apart piece by piece, release who knows what into the air. The smell of soap is more obnoxious than it was when the company was running. What I said was someone needs to watch closely as to what the people dismantling the place are doing.
bob

Windsor, CT

#12 May 14, 2013
This place is haunted. I used to explore it as a kid always hear little kids laughing and seen shadows but one day i walked into the offices and turned into a room and saw an animal it appeard to be a dog i jumpped back cause it starltled me then i went back in and it was gone the door i walked in was the only one to get out of the room..

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