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Lead Discovery Forces Water Ban in Newark Public Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., New Jersey, Flint Water, EPA, Water, Public Health, Children )

Judy
- 268 days ago - commondreams.org
Elevated levels of lead were found at 30 public schools in New Jersey's largest district, but school officials tell parents they 'should have no concerns'.
How DuPont Concealed the Dangers of the New Teflon Toxin
Health & Wellness  (tags: DuPont, Teflon, new Teflon toxin, health threats, environment, EPA, Cape Fear River, C-8, PFOA )

Judy
- 274 days ago - theintercept.com
Chemical companies are using a trade secrets loophole to withhold the health effects of new products, preventing scientists from identifying emerging environmental threats.
Landfill Fire Moves Closer To Tons of Buried Atomic Waste
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bridgeton, landfill fire, Missouri, radioactive waste, illegal dump, Manhattan Project, rising cancer, radioactive release, EPA, Republic, Dawn Chapman )

Dandelion
- 280 days ago - whowhatwhy.org
The fire burning underneath a dump is causing health problems while politicians and the landfill owners fight over what if anything to do about it. Tons of radioactive waste was illegally dumped there nearly five decades ago from the Manhattan Project.
Say No to GMO Frankenfries ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo potatoes, FDA, health, warning, risks, food, EPA )

Nancy
- 321 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The FDAâEUR(TM)s decision means that the Idaho company responsible for the new GMO potato, J.R. Simplot, will be able to bring the product to market next year, assuming it gets final approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Day of Reckoning for DuPont Over Teflon Chemical
Health & Wellness  (tags: DuPont, toxics, coverup, Teflon, PFOA, C-8, trial, carcinogen, pollution, drinking water, cattle deaths, EPA, W Virginia, Ohio )

Judy
- 445 days ago - ewg.org
More than 15 years after an attorney investigating mysterious cattle deaths in Parkersburg, W. Va., discovered that DuPont had polluted the area's drinking water with a carcinogenic chemical used to make Teflon, the company is finally facing trial.
Navajo Nation Seizes EPA Tanks After Spill Claims Water Is Unsafe
Health & Wellness  (tags: Navajo, oily water, EPA, President Russell Begaye, toxic spill, river, cattle, farmers, crops )

Dandelion
- 472 days ago - koat.com
Navajo farmers and cattle ranchers use river for crops and livestock. The Navajo Nation has yet 2 lift water restrictions on the river after toxic spill so EPA has been delivering water 2 communities and storing them in large tanks. Water in tanks is oily
1M Gallons of Waste in Animas River Threatens New Mexico Water Supply ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, 'accidental spill', environment, water supply, health, warning, humans, government, family, safety, risks )

Carrie
- 485 days ago - krqe.com
A mine waste spill inadvertently caused by environmental cleanup work spewed about a million gallons of orange-colored discharge into a tributary of the Animas River on Wednesday.
Tell The EPA: Protect Our Families From Toxic Pesticides! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxins, chlorpyrifos, ban, EPA, exposure to environmental toxins )

Dandelion
- 638 days ago - action.foe.org
The EPA is ignoring science and allowing our kids to be exposed to toxic pesticides. Chlorpyrifos was banned for household uses more than ten years ago. But it continues to be used on farms across the country.
EPA Approves Continued Heavy Spraying of Neurotoxic Pesticide That Causes Brain Damage in Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: epa, risks, healthconditions, humans, humans, warning )

Earths
- 673 days ago - endtimeheadlines.org
The EPA's report, released on December 31, updates the June 2011 preliminary human health risk assessment based on new information. The report acknowledges that chlorpyrifos poses a notable threat particularly "to workers who mix, load and apply chlorpyri
The Ghost in the GMO Machine: Chlorpyrifos Poisoning, Dow's Cover-Up - EPA/Congress Fail to Investigate & Protect Kauai Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, Dow Chemical, GMO, Hawaii, Kaua'i, pesticides, Lorsban, Chamacos, chlorpyifos, birth defects, nervous system destruction, American Assoc. Poison Control Centers, NY, Elliot Spitzer )

LucyKalei
- 784 days ago - times.org
While independent research shows that Dow insecticide Chlorpyrifos causes significant harm to children, Dow is intent on convincing EPA otherwise. Despite ban in homes, schools, parks, malls & day care centers, use in farming OK, eg Kaua'i's GMO fields
Tell EPA: Make Radiation Standards More Protective ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: radioactivity, disease, health, nuclear power, EPA )

Nancy
- 857 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Nuclear power operations that release radioactivity have been given an enormous "free pass" to expose communities (and the biosphere) to levels of radiation that are too high.
Protect Workers and Children From Pesticides ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, labor, neurotoxic pesticides, pesticides, harvesters, EPA )

Nancy
- 891 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food are about to get new protections against pesticides. By taking action now, you can help ensure that these protections are strong enough to do the job.
Please Sign: Demand EPA Set Stricter Limits on Use of Roundup Herbicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: Roundup, glyphosate, breast milk, CYP 450 enzymes, EPA, Moms Across America, endocrine disrupters, toxic chemicals, herbicides, Monsanto, crop spraying, GMOs, genetically engineered roundup ready cro, environment, human health, plants, cancer )

Susan
- 922 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A group of mothers recently blitzed EPA with concerns about Roundup residue found in breast milk. Despite these and other serious health concerns, the US Dept of Ag doesn't routinely test foods for Roundup residue as it does for other toxic chemicals.
Tell Major Retailers to Care About Kids! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, ePA, d-Con, toxins, family, wildlife, health, children )

Nancy
- 1045 days ago - action.beyondpesticides.org
Using legal tactics to delay EPA's ban, Reckitt Benckiser LLC, the manufacturer of d-CON products, continues to sell 12 of its toxic products to retailers across the nation, despite findings that they present unreasonable risks to children, pets, and...
Don't Let the EPA Allow More Chemicals on Your Veggies! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, family, environment, Monsanto, ecosystems, wildlife, business, EPA, corruption )

Nancy
- 1254 days ago - act.foodandwaterwatch.org
The EPA is considering raising the tolerance level of glyphosate, more commonly known as Roundup, on our food. That means that you and I will be exposed to up to 20 times the amount of pesticides as are currently allowed on our vegetables.
 

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