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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...

...Heather Dillard, a mom in Springfield, Missouri, who is also a registered nurse. "Nobody has the right to put toxic chemicals into my son's bloodstream. That's taking my rights away, and it's very scary to me."Dillard said she decided...

...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...

...poisoning jumped from seven in 2012 to 154 last year. The California report says e-cigarettes emit as many as 10 toxic chemicals, but advocates say there is no evidence those substances are released at dangerous levels."Despite the health...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Public needs to keep Chuitna Mine in mind

...coal dust suppression system, and core samples already taken purportedly show the coal deposit doesn?t include toxic chemicals that could foul the watershed. As Robert Stiles, president of DRven, told the Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory...


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