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Star TribuneA cornucopia of man-made chemicals -- including cocaine, DEET, synthetic estrogen, antibiotics, antidepressants and plastics derivatives -- are finding their way into even isolated Minnesota lakes, an indication that some contamination is becoming the...
Journey back 100 years in America's history. While industries touted the amazing properties and safety of using radium, mercury and asbestos in various manufacturing processes, workers were being made ill by daily exposure to such substances. As...
Seattle TimesBill Drummond, head of the Bonneville Power Administration, has it right. He describes the Columbia River Treaty as the most important document affecting the Northwest economy you never heard of. The treaty between the U.S. and Canada manages water flow...
Tags: Politics, Government, Hydroelectricity, Conservation, U.S. Army
I want to thank The Courant for helping to educate the public on the issue of children's exposure to toxins [April 30, op-ed, "Toxic Chemicals Bill Would Protect Kids"]. Infants today are born with more than 200 toxic chemicals polluting their blood....
Tags: Chemical Industry
The Hartford CourantA bill that would provide protection to young children against toxic chemicals — both before and after birth — was unfortunately bottled up in the General Assembly's Appropriations Committee last week but should be revived by amendment...
Tri-City HeraldWashington and Oregon chapters of Physicians for Social Responsibility have commissioned an economic study of the possibility of shutting down the nuclear power plant near Richland. The low cost of power in the Mid-Columbia could mean that power...
The Sacramento BeeJOIN THE CONVERSATION: Should Congress pre-empt states including California from regulating chemicals used in consumer products? Add your comment below. To write a letter, go to sacbee.com/sendletter. Or comment on our Facebook page at facebook.com/...
When the Kool-Aid Man next hurtles through some unsuspecting homeowner’s wall, he’ll look snazzier, more up-to-date, more “lifelike,” according to parent company Kraft Foods Group Inc. Which means that Kool-Aid Man -- a giant,...
In 2009, Connecticut banned it from baby food, infant formula cans and bottles, and reusable food and beverage containers. In 2011, this state stopped its use in the thermal paper receipts you get at the gas pump and elsewhere. It's 2013, so the...
Boston Beer Co., one of the oldest -- and largest -- craft beer brands in America, announced this week that it would begin canning its signature Samuel Adams Boston Lager. The amber lager will be available in specially designed "Sam Cans" this summer, and...
If co-workers and family members are coming down with infections this winter, you may be tempted to turn to an anti-bacterial soap for protection. But some scientists are increasingly concerned that a common anti-bacterial ingredient called triclosan...
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