Hess Corp Reaches Agreement for Mesothelioma Victims
After years of litigation, the Hess Corporation agreed to settle hundreds of asbestos exposure lawsuits filed on the island of St. Croix. The company will establish a $106 million trust for victims, their surviving family members, and those that may...
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EPA asks Residents with Indiana Plastics Fire Debris on their Properties to Call Them
On April 11, 2023, a plastics fire at a warehouse spewed hydrogen cyanide, benzene, and asbestos into the air in Richmond, Indiana. The EPA  found asbestos in debris that fell in surrounding neighborhoods up to 1.5 miles from the fire. The Environmental...
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Benzene Found in Some Dry Shampoo
High levels of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical, have been detected in some dry shampoo products, according to a new report from Valisure, an independent laboratory. Last month some aerosol dry shampoos – including Dove, Nexxus, Suave, TIGI, and TRESemmé were voluntarily...
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