Human Health Risk

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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Decline of fungicide application

A Decision-Making Committee of the EPA has declined an application from Tui Products Limited to manufacture or import the fungicide, Tui Disease Eliminator (APP202057), containing chlorothalonil. The decision is consistent with the purpose of the Hazardous ... [Published Scoop - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

WeedHire's Cannabis Job of the Month: October

RSS WeedHire.com is a career website specifically targeting employment within the legal cannabis industry. Their mission is to help clients hire the most qualified individuals and to help those individuals find the best job opportunities in their respective ... [Published High Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

PETA Science Consortium experts to present at international nanotechnology workshop

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Science -- Washington, D.C. - Experts from the PETA International Science Consortium will present strategies for optimizing nonanimal testing methods at a workshop that will examine the strengths and ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

People are drinking the drugs we take

If we’re taking it, we’re also drinking it: painkillers, blood thinners, hormones, chemotherapy agents, even cocaine and amphetamines.Whatever goes into us, also comes out of us, through our own biological effluent, every time we flush the toilet. The ... [Published CBC - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Associate Dir, Occupational & Environmental Toxicology #18474

• Provide scientific leadership and expertise, including researching/developing data and preparation and/or review of documentation in support of the development of OHCs, OELs, cleaning limits for drug manufacturing, special chronic health hazard assessments, ... [Published PharmaDiversity - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Spotted: Fox in Port Washington

Have you seen a fox on the streets of the peninsula?To the surprise of some in Port Washington, at least one fox has been spotted in residential sections of the peninsula.Patch has learned of sightings in the Sandy Hollow area as well as in Soundview ... [Published Port Washington Patch - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Cleanup coming at port’s former log yard

The former log-handling area at the Port of Anacortes marine terminal is the latest site near Fidalgo Bay planned for cleanup under the Puget Sound Initiative.The Washington Department of Ecology asks the public to review and submit comments on the draft ... [Published Goanacortes.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas plant exemption: documents

VANCOUVER — In January of this year, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers made a presentation to high-ranking officials in British Columbia’s Environment Ministry, outlining changes they wanted to environmental review rules for natural gas ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas plant exemption: documents

VANCOUVER - In January of this year, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers made a presentation to high-ranking officials in British Columbia's Environment Ministry, outlining changes they wanted to environmental review rules for natural gas ... [Published Brandon Sun - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

(New) Arvin families want second opinion on health risk study (Video)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- It could still be months before eight Arvin families find out when they will be able to return to their homes on Nelson Court.Kern County Health officials and Fifth District County Supervisor Leticia Perez met with the ... [Published Bakersfield Now.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Stakeholder meeting: Threshold of Toxicological Concern

News in brief8 September 2014EFSA and the World Health Organization (WHO) are to meet stakeholders to exchange views on the Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) approach to setting tolerable human exposure levels for specific chemicals.The stakeholder ... [Published EFSA - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

International Committee Reveals New Approach to Risk Assessment

RISK21 – a multi-sector program comprised of more than 120 participants from 12 countries, 15 government institutions, 20 universities, and two non-government organizations—was developed in 2010, in response to calls from the U.S. National Academy of ... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 04 2014]

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Says Dr. Clippinger , "It is important to understand the means by which humans may be exposed to a nanomaterial so that in vitro systems can be designed to mimic a realistic exposure. For example, in order to mimic the human situation, a material that is most likely to be inhaled would be coated in a physiologically relevant fluid, such as lung surfactant, and tested using human lung cells grown at the air-liquid interface. Furthermore, it is critical to design testing strategies to incorporate in vitro methods in a risk assessment-based paradigm that can be applied by regulators to make intelligent decisions regarding safety of nanomaterials."
...up between 10 and 15% a year, here in North America," said environmental toxicologist Chris Metcalfe of Trent University in Peterborough, Ont. "So we can view this as a developing problem that will probably get worse, in terms of the amount of pharmaceuticals we can expect being discharged into the environment."
EPA's January 29, 2014, guidance entitled "Residential Exposure Assessment Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Addenda 1: Consideration of Spray Drift (Addenda)" provides procedures for assessing potential exposure and risk to human health associated with spray drift...
"Prior to the detection, there had been no ill-health or unusual mortalities found in any shellfish at the Cawthron facility."

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Decline of fungicide application [Published Scoop - 13 hours ago]
WeedHire's Cannabis Job of the Month: October [Published High Times - 16 hours ago]
PETA Science Consortium experts to present at i... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
Researchers disagree on study linking mining in... [Published Joy FM - Sep 24 2014]
Herbicides and 2, 4-D: Cutting Through the Cont... [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - Sep 24 2014]
Herbicides and 2, 4-D: Cutting Through the Cont... [Published I Am Biotech - Sep 24 2014]
Transcriptomic Characterization of C57BL/6 Mous... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 23 2014]
People are drinking the drugs we take [Published CBC - Sep 22 2014]
Does Liquid Smoke Cause Cancer? [Published Care2 - Sep 19 2014]
Spray Drift and Volatilization: Issues to Navig... [Published JD Supra - Sep 18 2014]
Associate Dir, Occupational & Environmental Tox... [Published PharmaDiversity - Sep 18 2014]
Spotted: Fox in Port Washington [Published Port Washington Patch - Sep 17 2014]
Cleanup coming at port’s former log yard [Published Goanacortes.com - Sep 17 2014]
Could the keys to precision and personalised me... [Published Drug Discovery World - Sep 15 2014]
Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas pl... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 15 2014]
Mount Polley tailings spill effects could last ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 15 2014]
Marine parasite found at Institute [Published Marlborough Express - Sep 14 2014]
Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas pl... [Published Brandon Sun - Sep 14 2014]
(New) Arvin families want second opinion on hea... [Published Bakersfield Now.com - Sep 13 2014]
PED can be spread by air, say U.S. researchers [Published Better Farming - Sep 10 2014]
Stakeholder meeting: Threshold of Toxicological... [Published EFSA - Sep 08 2014]
The Politics Behind the Rock Snot Scare of 2014 [Published ECanadaNow - Sep 08 2014]
FDA to play tough after successive oil scandals [Published Taiwan News Online - Sep 08 2014]
MSU Researcher to Build National Microbial Risk... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 06 2014]
‘Uranium Capital of the World’ [Published Cibola County Beacon - Sep 05 2014]
OPINION: Dumping pollutes paradise [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 05 2014]
International Committee Reveals New Approach to... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 04 2014]
International Committee Reveals New Approach to... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Sep 04 2014]
International Committee Reveals New Approach to... [Published Michigan Live - Sep 04 2014]
An Experimental Toxoplasma gondii Dose Response... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 03 2014]
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Herbicides and 2, 4-D: Cutting Through the Cont... [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - Sep 24 2014]
A number of media outlets reported on last week’s decision by the USDA to approve the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to the herbicide known as 2, 4-D. Farmers and growers, anxious for new tools in the ever-evolving ...
Herbicides and 2, 4-D: Cutting Through the Cont... [Published I Am Biotech - Sep 24 2014]
A number of media outlets reported on last week’s decision by the USDA to approve the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to the herbicide known as 2, 4-D. Farmers and growers, anxious for new tools in the ever-evolving ...
Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas pl... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 15 2014]
VANCOUVER — In January of this year, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers made a presentation to high-ranking officials in British Columbia’s Environment Ministry, outlining changes they wanted to environmental review rules for natural gas ...
Crude stench strong enough to ‘burn your eyes’ ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 28 2014]
BOSTON — Irving Oil’s oil-by-rail terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick, has seen increasing air quality problems since it started up in 2012, undermining the company’s assurances to regulators the project would likely not impact the environment, according ...
Big Win For Our Kids and Against Rats (and Rat ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 30 2014]
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC My old neighborhood here in Washington, D.C. had an area that we lovingly referred to as Rat Park. Walking around there late at night (or not even that late at night) meant you were guaranteed a few sightings ...
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