"About 70 Taken Ill After California Chemical Plant Leak"

"About 70 people were taken ill after a sulphuric acid leak at a chemical company in California late on Monday, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said."

"People in the Carson area complained of throat and nose irritation and vomiting after being exposed to an 'apparent sulphuric acid release in the air from a neighboring business,' Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Robert Diaz said."

Eric M. Johnson reports for Reuters November 20, 2013.

Source: Reuters, 11/20/2013