Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
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Over 20 banned pesticides under the category of organochlorines have been found in produce in Delhi-NCR in quantities that exceed the internationally defined permissible limits, a study on 52 vegetable samples found.
Of all the stories impacting Northeast and East Los Angeles in 2014, none may have as much impact on the people and the environment as the story that has been ongoing south of Boyle Heights, in the industrial city of Vernon.
The increase in teen use and many adult smokers opting to use electronic cigarettes has health officials calling for an evaluation of the industry, which, despite efforts from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has remained unregulated.
More than 1.5 million Americans avoided death from cancer since 1991 thanks to falling smoking rates and better cancer prevention, detection and treatments, according to a study from the American Cancer Society.
Deschutes County and state officials have compiled draft findings for an exception to a state land use goal, which if not addressed could lead to groundwater contamination levels that threaten public health.
Good ozone, bad ozone. The good kind is way up in the stratosphere, blocking harmful ultraviolet rays from scorching skin, withering crops, killing fragile ecosystems.