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Posts tagged health risks

Jul 23 '12
This week, dozens of salon workers and advocates from all over the country will be descending upon Washington, D.C. for a day of action to raise awareness about toxic chemical exposure in the workplace. Workers will meet with lawmakers and share personal stories of the negative health impacts they have suffered as a result of working with salon products that contain…
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This week, dozens of salon workers and advocates from all over the country will be descending upon Washington, D.C. for a day of action to raise awareness about toxic chemical exposure in the workplace. Workers will meet with lawmakers and share personal stories of the negative health impacts they have suffered as a result of working with salon products that contain…

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Jul 23 '12
Oceana found 31 percent of seafood mislabeled in South Florida, according to a new report released today. DNA testing confirmed that nearly one-third of the 96 seafood samples collected by Oceana from 60 retail outlets, including…
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Oceana found 31 percent of seafood mislabeled in South Florida, according to a new report released today. DNA testing confirmed that nearly one-third of the 96 seafood samples collected by Oceana from 60 retail outlets, including…

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Jul 17 '12
Radiation from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster may eventually cause approximately 130 deaths and 180 cases of cancer, mostly in Japan, Stanford researchers have calculated.
The estimates have….
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Radiation from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster may eventually cause approximately 130 deaths and 180 cases of cancer, mostly in Japan, Stanford researchers have calculated.

The estimates have….

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Jul 16 '12
BREAKING: Ohio Residents Blockade Fracking Wastewater Injection Well Site
Ohio is not a sacrifice zone, and Ohio is not a dumping ground. ODNR: test the fracking waste now!
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BREAKING: Ohio Residents Blockade Fracking Wastewater Injection Well Site

Ohio is not a sacrifice zone, and Ohio is not a dumping ground. ODNR: test the fracking waste now!

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Jul 13 '12
National Casualty has officially become the first major insurer to announce that it won’t cover damages related to fracking operations…
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National Casualty has officially become the first major insurer to announce that it won’t cover damages related to fracking operations…

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Jun 22 '12
The Pennsylvania Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion (DEP) is inves­ti­gat­ing a poten­tial methane migra­tion prob­lem in Union Town­ship, Pennsylvania in Tioga County. A Shell spokes­woman says the company’s tests show “a very low haz­ard risk to peo­ple, veg­e­ta­tion and fish in the imme­di­ate area,” but Shell has nev­er­the­less asked the hand­ful of peo­ple who live within…
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The Pennsylvania Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion (DEP) is inves­ti­gat­ing a poten­tial methane migra­tion prob­lem in Union Town­ship, Pennsylvania in Tioga County. A Shell spokes­woman says the company’s tests show “a very low haz­ard risk to peo­ple, veg­e­ta­tion and fish in the imme­di­ate area,” but Shell has nev­er­the­less asked the hand­ful of peo­ple who live within…

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Jun 19 '12
Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released the eighth edition of its Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce with updated information on 45 popular fruits and vegetables and their total pesticide loads. EWG highlights the worst offenders with its…
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Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released the eighth edition of its Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce with updated information on 45 popular fruits and vegetables and their total pesticide loads. EWG highlights the worst offenders with its…

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Jun 19 '12








Genetic Engineers Explain Why GE Food Is Dangerous









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Genetic Engineers Explain Why GE Food Is Dangerous

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Jun 12 '12
We already know that fracking threatens human health, the environment and our communities. But it could also have a negative impact on our food system and the farmers who work to feed our nation.
Spills of toxic fracking chemicals can…
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We already know that fracking threatens human health, the environment and our communities. But it could also have a negative impact on our food system and the farmers who work to feed our nation.

Spills of toxic fracking chemicals can…

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Jun 11 '12
The Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have said they are delaying the June 14 sale of gas drilling leases on almost 43,000 acres of public lands in the Talladega National Forest, a proposal which has sparked widespread and vigorous opposition from local citizens and some elected officials. Following a story…
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The Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have said they are delaying the June 14 sale of gas drilling leases on almost 43,000 acres of public lands in the Talladega National Forest, a proposal which has sparked widespread and vigorous opposition from local citizens and some elected officials. Following a story…

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