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It it safe to eat fish from the Grand River?

Cancer - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
The short answer is yes, but it depends on the type and amount of fish and which part of the river it comes from.

EPA finds dioxin exposed at Superfund site after storm, orders tests.

Cancer - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Cancer-causing dioxins leached from a Superfund site along a Texas river during Hurricane Harvey flooding, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said, triggering calls on Friday for the toxic waste to be permanently moved.

Minden, West Virgina, needs relief, not our benign neglect.

Cancer - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Minden residents are dying of cancer and there is a known carcinogen stalking the neighborhood.

Pompton Lakes plan has risks.

Cancer - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
A proposed plan to pump water through a horizontal well into the contaminated groundwater beneath the affected homes to dilute the contamination, but not remove it sounds suspect, to say the least.

Why the 97% climate consensus is important.

Cancer - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Some have argued that consensus messaging is counter-productive. Here’s why they’re wrong.

New ozone pollution rules take effect over objections from Trump's team.

Asthma - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
New ozone pollution rules are taking effect that are aimed at reducing medical costs and saving lives. But those regulations are the same ones that the Trump administration had wanted to rewrite and to delay.

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