Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
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Will a third time be the charm for legislation banning toxic flame retardants in children’s products and home furniture? We can only hope.
Despite the area's spectacular scenery and bucolic feel, the air quality in the mid-Hudson Valley can be downright dreadful at times.
The Supreme Court should uphold the EPA’s authority to put in place the new mercury rule.
Clean air regulations that could save thousands of lives each year but cost billions of dollars to implement will be considered by the Supreme Court on Wednesday in a case that portends future legal battles over climate change.
Ohio's Rob Portman has a plan to help residents in states where electricity costs could go up under a White House plan to address global warming: Just say no.
Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants an abandoned dump in Calumet City that once was a pesticide factory to be named a superfund site.
A new report shows that there may be toxic substances used in high levels near Oxnard's Rio Mesa High School.
A state report is critical of the methods used to evaluate the air quality at John Marshall School in Seattle - a 100-year-old building that was renovated before hundreds of elementary school students moved in last fall.
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness said yesterday that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will be sending cases of persons identified as victims of the Riverton City dump fire to the public defender to pursue compensation for them.
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Fine dust pollution leads to earlier instances of type 1 diabetes in small children, according to a study by the Institute for Diabetes Research at the Helmholtz Centre in Munich.
In a Finnish study spanning 26 years, kids exposed to parental smoking were more likely to develop plaque in their carotid arteries as young adults than kids who were not exposed to secondhand smoke.
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Christina Peach, 39, was diagnosed with stage 1 kidney cancer last year. Peach, who was born on the Marine base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, attributes her illness to contaminated groundwater she may have consumed while living nearby in 1975.
Pesticides identified in a shipment of minke meat put the spotlight on Norwegian whaling.
Some Alberta parents are citing health concerns to push for restrictions on WiFi use in schools.