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  • Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes

    Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes
    Swiss forensics examiners found sufficient traces of the deadly radioactive isotope polonium-210 in the exhumed remains of Yasser Arafat to conclude with relative certainty that the late Palestinian leader died of poisoning in 2004,  Al Jazeera channel...
  • Lead-contaminated soil finally removed from lot near school in Pilsen

     Lead-contaminated soil finally removed from lot near school in Pilsen
    More than seven years after state and federal officials discovered a lead-contaminated lot near an elementary school in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, the tainted soil has been dug up, trucked to a landfill and replaced with bright green grass. Gina...
  • Palestinians blame Israel for Arafat's poisoning

    Palestinians blame Israel for Arafat's poisoning
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- In the wake of a forensics report claiming that Yasser Arafat was killed by radioactive material, the Palestinian committee investigating his death accused Israel on Friday of poisoning the Palestinian leader. Speaking at a news...
  • California health officials postpone new chromium 6 limit levels

    A decision by California public health officials to delay proposing a new limit for chromium 6 in drinking water frustrated an array of officials this week who say enough time and money has been spent studying the issue. Millions of dollars have been...
  • State reduces chromium 6 limit allowed in drinking water

    The California Department of Public Health has set a draft limit for a water contaminant known as chromium 6 at 10 parts per billion, significantly lower than the current cap of 50 parts per billion for total chromium in drinking water. The state agency...
  • Necklace shopping: Metals galore

    Necklace shopping: Metals galore
    Should your necklaces be silver or gold? Should they be precious metal or not? When shopping for a necklace, consider the occasion, what you'll wear it with and your personal taste and style. "There is no right or wrong," says independent style...
  • Officials displeased with draft setting chromium 6 levels for drinking water

    While welcoming a draft of a proposed and long-awaited limit on the drinking water contaminant chromium 6, local politicians said they fear the state standard doesn’t go far enough. The California Department of Public Health on Thursday set a...
  • Gold rush is on in home decor

    Gold rush is on in home decor
    Designers are once again going for gold. The metal has been on the decorative outs for a couple of decades, but it's making its way back into home decor this time in a burnished, warmer form. Gold and other yellow metallics are showing up in furniture,...
  • Harbor Point project stirs environmental concerns

    Harbor Point project stirs environmental concerns
    While the Harbor Point project's millions in public financing have dominated debate in Baltimore this summer, a carcinogen buried beneath the proposed waterfront development has sparked concerns about the safety of neighboring residents and the people who...
  • Harbor Point safety to get another airing

    Harbor Point safety to get another airing
    The developer planning to build an office tower at Harbor Point agreed Wednesday night to hold another public meeting on the controversial project after Fells Point residents who showed up for an open house there demanded a more formal discussion of the...
  • Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell wins state Senate seat

    Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell wins state Senate seat
    Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) on Tuesday cruised to victory in a race for a seat on the state Senate vacated by Democrat Curren Price when he was elected to the Los Angeles City Council this year. With all precincts reporting in the...