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...thousands not regulated under current law.Boxer said she'll be proposing a provision that will specifically address toxic chemicals that could threaten drinking water supplies.The director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, Andy Igrejas...
Doctor who testified in Alaska accused of lying

...A doctor who testified in Alaska about the use of toxic chemicals in flame retardant clothing and furniture has been...proposed Alaska legislation that would have banned toxic chemicals in flame retardants used in clothing and furniture...
Injecting drilling waste not a solution

...aquifers. On top of the 50 years of irresponsible dumping in our neighborhood? You in the Soldotna/Kenai think the toxic chemicals will be 5,000 feet down, do you believe it? We ask people across the peninsula and to those who will stand with...
River debris removal moving forward

...or a little. We might have one high-ranking project that causes fish passage problems or might be some kind of toxic chemical coming out. "Those are going to be our priorities to get those out and we may have to work with (other agencies) to...
Drug lab listing can stick with a property, warranted or not

...prove fatal without the proper protections. He said that scrubbing that particular component with water will release toxic chemicals into the air. "Everything used to make meth, I don't care how it's made, is a hazardous material," he said...
Dashing through the snow

...he said. If brought in quickly, pets can be treated with one of two different compounds that will bind to the toxic chemical, reducing damage to the dog's kidneys and other internal organs. Wisnewski also said pet owners could also use...
Going native

...driveways displace wildlife and are sources of water pollution. * It's possible to have a lawn and garden without using toxic chemicals. * If you're determined to use chemicals, use them strictly according to directions, and never use more than...
Keep your butts to yourself

...plastic that can take up to 15 years to decompose. Not only that, as they rot they release into our environment the toxic chemicals that the filter was designed to trap -- deadly, cancer causing poisons such as nicotine, benzene and cadmium...
House approves compensation plan for sick atomic workers

...and lied to about the levels of exposure they sustained. Workers whose diseases stemmed from handling PCBs or other toxic chemicals were excluded from the legislation. For them, the best the government could do was to instruct its contractors to...
Alaska should deny mining permits

...appropriately asks: How do we produce consumer products using far less virgin materials that demand the highest amounts of toxic chemicals to prepare it for steel, gold products, etc.? Alaskans again find themselves in a position of being asked to supply...


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