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  • New Study: Placenta Shows Arsenic Exposure to Mom & Baby

    New Study: Placenta Shows Arsenic Exposure to Mom & Baby
    According to a new study by researchers at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, the placenta can be used to measure arsenic exposure in pregnant moms and how much the toxic metal is transferred to their fetuses.
  • Cleanup of Superfund town would leave some asbestos behind

    A long-delayed cleanup proposal for a Montana community where thousands have been sickened by asbestos exposure would leave the dangerous material inside some houses rather than remove it, as government officials seek to wind down an effort that has...

    SeaWorld fraud lawsuits could be tough for consumers to win

    SeaWorld fraud lawsuits could be tough for consumers to win
    SeaWorld is fighting three lawsuits from customers who say the company misled them about treatment of its whales, but several legal experts say the cases may be difficult for the plaintiffs to win. "It's just highly unlikely it's ever going to result...

    Study: Trace amount of drilling fluid found in water well

    Study: Trace amount of drilling fluid found in water well
    Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined bore hole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a study published Monday. At least three water wells in...

    State moves forward with oyster research for cleaner water

    New Jersey has taken a step toward allowing experimental oyster colony research projects to be placed in polluted waterways to help clean the water, despite concerns by the state Environmental Protection Department that poachers might steal and sell them,...