WELLINGTON, New Zealand (CMC) -- New Zealand defeated West Indies by an innings and 73 runs on the third day of the second test at the Basin Reserve on Friday.
Scores: New Zealand 441 all out (Taylor 129, Watling 65, Best 4-110, Gabriel 2-86, Sammy 2-92)
West Indies 193 (Samuels 60, Edwards 55, Boult 6-40, Southee 2-58, ...more »
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The mystery fume that sent scores of people in and around the Kingston Central Sorting Office two weeks ago has been identified methylene chloride.
The chemical pollutant was made public in a release from the Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Robert Pickersgill, today.
However, the source of the pollutant, which saw several schools and businesses in the area closing, has still not been determined.
“NEPA (National Environment and Planning Agency) is continuing the investigation to determine the source of the pollutant”, Pickersgill said.
Methylene chloride is an organic compound used mostly as a solvent, the release said. “In its natural form, it is a colourless liquid with an ethereal odour.”
(Photos: Karl McLarty)
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