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The Kent County Health Department is embarking on the largest cancer study it has ever undertaken to investigate the health of people potentially exposed to toxic chemicals from Wolverine World Wide tannery waste dump sites.
Minden is home to what was once the Shaffer Equipment Company, which EPA agents declared a Superfund site in need of clean-up in 1992 after PCB contamination was discovered there in 1985.
The Toy Association in the US says that a rule to ban the use of five phthalates in children's products will necessitate testing which "adds cost for the consumer with no safety benefit."