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EPA's War on Toxic Pollution - Center for Effective Government

Fri, 2014-11-14 11:18

EPA's War on Toxic Pollution
Center for Effective Government
Arsenic and hexavalent chromium are known cancer-causing agents, and cadmium and nickel are classified as probable human carcinogens. The same controls needed to reduce these toxic pollutants also significantly reduce emissions of toxic particles (or ...

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South Africa: We Must Deal With the Causes, Not Only the Symptoms of Cancer - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2014-11-14 05:31

South Africa: We Must Deal With the Causes, Not Only the Symptoms of Cancer
AllAfrica.com
Even if we identify carcinogens, deniability is almost assured. It took the tobacco industry more than half a century to reluctantly admit that smoking may be linked to cancer. Chemical, pesticide, plastic, pharmaceutical, energy and related industries ...

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6 Carcinogenic Flame Retardants Found In Bodies And Homes Of California ... - Medical Daily

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:22

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6 Carcinogenic Flame Retardants Found In Bodies And Homes Of California ...
Medical Daily
In fact, PFRs as a chemical group include TCEP or tris (2-chloroethyl) phosphate and TDCIPP or tris (1,3-dichloroisopropyl) phosphate, both of which are listed as carcinogens under California's Proposition 65. The flame retardant chemicals chosen to be ...
Study: Six toxic flame retardants found in humansUPI.com
Scientists Find 6 Flame Retardants in Our BodiesNewser
Flame Retardant Chemicals Detected in Body FluidsThe Epoch Times

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Could there be a link between artificial turf and cancer? - Newsworks.org

Thu, 2014-11-13 15:11

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Could there be a link between artificial turf and cancer?
Newsworks.org
According to the EPA's own reports, known carcinogens like benzene have been identified in some tires. And Fraasch said Vasco's own representatives seemed oblivious to potential health impacts. "I had one of them say to me, because I'd said, 'I've ...

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Study: Six toxic flame retardants found in humans - UPI.com

Thu, 2014-11-13 04:01

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Study: Six toxic flame retardants found in humans
UPI.com
None of the chemicals detailed in the study are listed as carcinogens by the CDC or NIH, but California law includes a more expansive list of toxins banned from certain uses for their suspected role in enabling tumor growth. The law, called Proposition ...
Flame Retardant Chemicals Detected in Body FluidsThe Epoch Times

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Danger on the rails: GRFD trains for crude oil spill - WOODTV.com

Wed, 2014-11-12 16:53

Danger on the rails: GRFD trains for crude oil spill
WOODTV.com
Raw crude contains benzene and other carcinogens. “Crude oil is tricky because it's more flammable than gasoline. It's flammability range is wider, and it's highly toxic,” Capt. Thompson said. “This one's hard because not only is it going to burn, then ...

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Environmental Working Group Releases First 'Dirty Dozen' List for Food Additives - Food Safety News

Wed, 2014-11-12 00:47

Food Safety News

Environmental Working Group Releases First 'Dirty Dozen' List for Food Additives
Food Safety News
Some of them are known or possible carcinogens and some can have reproductive and developmental effects. EWG recommends that consumers avoid or consider avoiding the Dirty Dozen. Not only could this mean avoiding risky chemicals, but it could also ...

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Know the risks factors to prevent lung cancer - WYFF Greenville

Tue, 2014-11-11 12:53

Know the risks factors to prevent lung cancer
WYFF Greenville
Exposure to carcinogens in a work place such as asbestos, radon or diesel exhaust heightens the risk of lung cancer. What does lung cancer do to my body? When a person has lung cancer, abnormal cells in their lungs cluster together to form malignant ...

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Carcinogen sparks chemical peel concerns - WKMG Orlando

Tue, 2014-11-11 04:06

Carcinogen sparks chemical peel concerns
WKMG Orlando
SPAS PROMOTE PEELS AS TCA CHEMICAL PEELS. THE PROBLEM IS, ACCORDING TO THE CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, TCA IS A CARCINOGEN. THE DIRECTOR TELLS ME, QUOTE, PEOPLE PUTTING ARE PUTTING THEMSELVES ...

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