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Bainbridge taking steps to better protect firefighters - chagrinvalleytoday.com

Wed, 2018-10-03 22:12

Bainbridge taking steps to better protect firefighters
chagrinvalleytoday.com
“We need to pay more attention to the carcinogens we are dealing with,” he said. “Firefighters are truly being sent into a hazardous zone when dealing with a working fire,” he added. New houses have much more plastic than years ago. “It's a completely ...

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Commentary: Taking wise action - chagrinvalleytoday.com

Wed, 2018-10-03 22:12

Commentary: Taking wise action
chagrinvalleytoday.com
Those residues often find their way onto firefighting gear and can expose firefighters to dangerous carcinogens. According to a 2010 study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, firefighters may be at higher risk for digestive ...

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Plan to dilute toxic plumes in river dropped amid backlash - MLive.com

Wed, 2018-10-03 11:51

MLive.com

Plan to dilute toxic plumes in river dropped amid backlash
MLive.com
"In regards to the recent news that Bradford White has requested permission to dump carcinogenic matter into the Thornapple River, I am outraged that this is even being considered," Turner wrote. "As a village resident, and as someone who resides in ...

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The EPA's Bold New Idea Has Massive Implications for Public Health - Mother Jones

Wed, 2018-10-03 11:17

Mother Jones

The EPA's Bold New Idea Has Massive Implications for Public Health
Mother Jones
For years, the Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of radiation, carcinogens, and other toxic chemicals has been based on the cautious scientific reasoning that considers even slight exposure to toxins potentially risky to public health. From ...
Radiation? Chemicals? No big deal, says the Trump administration.Washington Post
EPA says a little radiation may be healthyThe Daily Times
EPA Proposal Could Raise Radiation Exposure LimitsEcoWatch

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California Prop 65 requirements trigger compliance confusion - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2018-10-03 09:38

California Prop 65 requirements trigger compliance confusion
Chemical Watch
The law, which requires businesses to provide warnings to consumers exposed to any of more than 900 listed carcinogens and reproductive toxicants, was amended significantly in 2016. After a two-year phase-in, the requirements for what constitutes a ...

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EPA moving to loosen radiation limits - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Tue, 2018-10-02 22:01

Huntington Herald Dispatch

EPA moving to loosen radiation limits
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Calabrese and his supporters argue that smaller exposures of cell-damaging radiation and other carcinogens can serve as stressors that activate the body's repair mechanisms and can make people healthier. They compare it to physical exercise or sunlight.

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Israel Significantly Lowers Its Polluting Emissions Since 2012 - Haaretz

Tue, 2018-10-02 15:57

Haaretz

Israel Significantly Lowers Its Polluting Emissions Since 2012
Haaretz
Emissions of suspected or known carcinogens actually rose 1 percent last year, but have dropped 44 percent since 2012. Last year's uptick stemmed mainly from the increased emissions by asphalt plants, due to increased production, and from landfills.

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Support Regular Body Detox, Cleaning with STARTdetoxing Complete with Setria® Glutathione - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 2018-10-02 15:02

PR Web (press release)

Support Regular Body Detox, Cleaning with STARTdetoxing Complete with Setria® Glutathione
PR Web (press release)
Glutathione plays a key role in protecting all kinds of cells from the damaging effects of ingested chemicals and potential carcinogens the body already has absorbed. Found in virtually every cell of the body, glutathione plays essential roles in ...

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Letters: Why the hurry? - Quad City Times

Mon, 2018-10-01 00:33

Letters: Why the hurry?
Quad City Times
Regulations such as control of coal dust now being allowed dumped into streams, allowing cancer causing carcinogens to be sprayed on crops, and taking away hunting and oil well drilling restrictions from national parkland. Is this the legacy we want to ...

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Connie Shaw: I don't want to be an oil and gas guinea pig - Boulder Daily Camera

Sun, 2018-09-30 20:07

Connie Shaw: I don't want to be an oil and gas guinea pig
Boulder Daily Camera
I don't want to be a guinea pig for the oil and gas industry, which uses known carcinogens in fracking operations. Cancer doesn't develop overnight. We need solid scientific studies on long-term health effects on communities rather than hurtling ...

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Why I Support Colorado's Fracking Proposal - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 2018-09-30 10:51

Wall Street Journal

Why I Support Colorado's Fracking Proposal
Wall Street Journal
A recent study from the Colorado School of Public Health found carcinogens increase dramatically near Colorado's oil and gas facilities, exceeding the EPA's upper threshold by more than 800%. These facts are more concerning since the Colorado Oil and ...

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Activist Erin Brockovich hosts town hall in Satellite Beach after water tests find carcinogens - WFTV Orlando

Sat, 2018-09-29 18:23

WFTV Orlando

Activist Erin Brockovich hosts town hall in Satellite Beach after water tests find carcinogens
WFTV Orlando
The mayor made that request after water quality tests of the well that serves Lori Wilson Dog Park found high levels of carcinogens in the water. That well is one of 12 around the area that have shown high levels of cancer causing agents. John McGee ...

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Santa Barbara Unified School District removes all processed meats from menus - KEYT

Sat, 2018-09-29 12:07

KEYT

Santa Barbara Unified School District removes all processed meats from menus
KEYT
"This year, the district decided we are no longer going to be supporting known carcinogens, like pepperoni, hot dogs or processed deli meats," Weiss said. Since Weiss took over as service director in 2007, SBUSD has switched to a food from scratch menu ...

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Commentary: Focusing on the prevention of fires - Naples Daily News

Fri, 2018-09-28 14:49

Naples Daily News

Commentary: Focusing on the prevention of fires
Naples Daily News
The reason for this is that the combustible materials and furnishings are made of materials that burn hotter, faster and produce smoke that contains more carcinogens than in the past. These startling statistics demonstrate the importance of fire ...

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Houston firefighters granted $560000 for new protective gear - CW39

Fri, 2018-09-28 07:20

CW39

Houston firefighters granted $560000 for new protective gear
CW39
According to National Fire Protection Association 1851 guidelines, cleaning and decontamination are important in maintaining the integrity of protective gear in reducing exposure to carcinogens. HFD members evaluate their gear after each use. As needed ...
Houston Firefighters To Receive More Protective GearPatch.com

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Senators Address Firefighter Gear With Possible Carcinogens - NECN

Thu, 2018-09-27 17:44

NECN

Senators Address Firefighter Gear With Possible Carcinogens
NECN
Two New England senators are calling for at least some firefighter protective turnout gear to be replaced because of potentially carcinogenic chemicals. The NBC10 Boston Investigators reported Monday that the chemical, PFOA, has been linked in some ...

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Firefighters Endorse Sununu After His Support of Presumption Law - WorkCompCentral

Thu, 2018-09-27 13:44

WorkCompCentral

Firefighters Endorse Sununu After His Support of Presumption Law
WorkCompCentral
If the department does not follow the standards, the claimants must guarantee that they never used tobacco and must have submitted reports after events that document exposure to carcinogens. Meanwhile, Kelly, an attorney and former state senator, has ...

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Cancer study looks at New York's volunteer firefighters, but needs local participants - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Thu, 2018-09-27 13:09

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Cancer study looks at New York's volunteer firefighters, but needs local participants
The Journal News | LoHud.com
It's pretty much accepted volunteer firefighters are exposed to carcinogens more than other people. But it's just a theory. It's important to gauge the risks for volunteer firefighters, who protect many of us in the Lower Hudson Valley. Now, thanks to ...

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The Absolute Worst Cleaning Products for Your Health - The Cheat Sheet

Thu, 2018-09-27 11:18

The Cheat Sheet

The Absolute Worst Cleaning Products for Your Health
The Cheat Sheet
This type of cleaning chemical is often found in spot cleaners, dry cleaning solutions, and other types of fabric or upholstery cleaning products. Perchloroethylene is a known neurotoxin and possible carcinogen that can impact brain function, including ...

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South Milwaukee Fire Department receives donation of carcinogen-blocking hoods - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wed, 2018-09-26 12:09

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

South Milwaukee Fire Department receives donation of carcinogen-blocking hoods
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Knowing how danagerous the exposure to carcinogens at the workplace can can be, South Milwaukee Fire Chief Joseph Knitter has always taken the long-term health of his firefighters seriously. Knitter's brother worked at a barrel company and was exposed ...

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