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Groundwater Awareness: MTBE in Drinking Water
As we wrap up National Groundwater Awareness Week, we look at a potentially cancer-causing chemical that can seep into groundwater and water supplies from old leaking gasoline storage tanks — underground and surface level — or from pipeline breaches: methyl...
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Judge Rules that California Starbucks must Contain Cancer Warning
Starbucks, and other coffee shops in California will have to start labeling their coffee drinks with cancer warnings or face millions of dollars in fines. This decision comes in the wake of a non-profit group recently suing around 90 different...
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Roundup: Popular Cancer-Causing Weed Killer Found in Many Beers and Wines
Roundup, a popular weed killer made by Monsanto, has been at the heart of many lawsuits recently. Monsanto is currently facing 380 pending lawsuits because the active ingredient in their popular weedkiller, glyphosate, is a known carcinogen. The Cover-up By...
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Takata Airbag Restitution Fund Established
In late February of 2017, Takata entered into a plea agreement with the United States regarding the charges relating to their defective airbags. Their plan created a Trust that will be used to compensate individuals with personal injury and wrongful...
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Cleanup Begins After California Wildfire Devastation
October has been a harrowing month for the state of California due to the numerous wildfires that affected many nearby towns and residents. Hundreds of thousands of acres burned, including homes, schools, businesses, and more. Firefighting crews are still working...
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Asbestos-Related Health Risks for California Off-Roading Enthusiasts
Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that can be found all over the globe. Although it is now widely known as a toxic carcinogen, it is still mined in some parts of the world and used in products to be sold...
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What You Need to Know About Fidget Spinners
We have seen a recent surge in devices and toys targeting “fidgeters” to help them cope with the constant need to be tapping, spinning, or moving. The fidget spinner has clearly boomed and become the most popular of these toys....
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Harmful Chemicals Found in Boxed Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and cheese is one of the most common household grocery items sold in the United States. But do we really know what makes up that cheesy powdered content? A recent report from the Coalition for Safer Food Processing and...
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What is an Asbestos Fire Blanket and How Can it be Dangerous?
Asbestos has historically been used in a variety of consumer, residential and industrial products, often because of the mineral’s heat resistance. As we have discussed in these posts, asbestos fibers that are contained within solid materials are always dangerous because...
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Air Quality Awareness Week 2017: The Danger of Airborne Asbestos
Today we continue our focus on air quality with a look at the silent danger of airborne asbestos. Asbestos and Air Quality Many people know that asbestos is dangerous, but many do not understand that the vehicle through which asbestos...
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