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Protesters concerned about bad air took their message to the street in New Glasgow on Sunday afternoon. Pollution and particulate matter from the nearby Northern Pulp mill in Abercrombie Point and the government’s inaction in reducing it is the focus of the protesters’ vexation.
Federal law still allows chemicals to be used in products from toys to pizza boxes without sufficient data on their effects on human health. As a result, new chemicals are introduced into use at a pace far beyond the capacity of public health researchers to study them.