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Scientists push ahead with GenX plans, studies.

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:00
A flurry of studies will examine the extent of GenX contamination in the Cape Fear, and what can possibly be done about it.

Endocrine disruptors: A guilty definition.

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:00
In no case will we resign ourselves to blackmail on health to satisfy private interests against the general interest. There is an urgency to act, we are all concerned.

Children of Vietnam vets say Agent Orange impacts generations.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Veterans and their children shared their stories at a town hall meeting at Elks lodge in Fargo.

Cancer, thyroid problems plague West Michigan dump neighbors.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
In the 1960s, Wolverine used the 76-acre undeveloped land as a dump site for hazardous sludge waste generated by its former tannery in Rockford, where the company treated pigskin with Scotchgard, a fabric protector that repels water and stains.

Macron takes risky bet with tough talk on weedkiller.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Europe’s farming powerhouse can ill afford an outright ban on world’s top weedkiller.

Coca-Cola increased its production of plastic bottles by a billion last year, says Greenpeace.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
The increase puts Coke’s production at more than 110 billion single-use plastic bottles a year, according to analysis by the green group.

Sardinia yacht club targets sailors with charter to cut plastic waste.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
One of the most exclusive yacht clubs in the world has drawn up an environmental charter to ask 150,000 sailors across the globe to reduce plastic pollution in the ocean.

Former city manager comments on PCB.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
A former City of Fayetteville manager said that a refusal by federal, state and county agencies to dredge Arbuckle Creek has led to floodwaters carrying PCBs onto residents' properties from an EPA Superfund site.

It it safe to eat fish from the Grand River?

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.

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

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