Human Health Risk

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Name: Human Health Risk
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 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 - 23 hours ago]
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 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Politics Behind the Rock Snot Scare of 2014

Didymosphenia geminata, commonly known as didymo or rock snot, is a species of diatom that produces nuisance growths in freshwater rivers and streams with consistently cold water temperatures and low nutrient levels. It is native to the northern hemisphere, ... [Published ECanadaNow - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

FDA to play tough after successive oil scandals

Burned by large-scale scandals involving the production and marketing of tainted food oils, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Sunday that it is implementing six management strategies to promote better food security in Taiwan’s food industry. ... [Published Taiwan News Online - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

MSU Researcher to Build National Microbial Risk Assessment Training Program

Targeted News ServiceEAST LANSING, Mich., Sept. 4 -- Michigan State University issued the following news release:MSU AgBioResearch biosystems engineer Jade Mitchell has received a nearly $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 06 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]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

E coli O157 prevalence to be investigated

Survey findings will inform the development of measures to reduce public health risk.New survey aims to determine how widespread shedding is on British farmsScientists have undertaken a survey to find out how widespread E coli O157 is among finishing ... [Published MRCVS.co.uk - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Man is not a big rat: concerns with traditional human risk assessment of phthalates based on their ...

Phthalates provide one of the most documented example evidencing how much we must be cautious when using the traditional paradigm based on extrapolation of experimental data from rodent studies for human health risk assessment of endocrine disruptors ... [Published 7thSpace - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry of Environment finds fish pose no human health risk

In its latest report this morning, the Ministry of Environment says that several fish have been tested and deep water-quality testing has occurred with the following results to be expected given the location and pose no human health risk.On Aug. 8, 2014, ... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

IMPERIAL METALS: SPILL TESTS SHOW NO HUMAN HEALTH RISK

British Columbia health officials say they believe no drinking water intakes have been exposed to unsafe contamination since the major spill at Imperial’s Mount Polley mine on Aug 4.Two water samples have shown copper levels high enough to pose a risk ... [Published Mining Business Media - Aug 23 2014]

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"Operations are now returning to normal at the park, with ongoing monitoring in conjunction with MPI as a precautionary measure." Ad Feedback The Australian Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries and Forestry field identification guide to aquatic animal diseases significant to Australia...
"Industry prefers shorter regulatory timelines and less regulatory burden to reduce costs" said internal documents obtained by The Canadian Press through a Freedom of Information request
But the families don't quite see things that way.   "If you're told you're sick, you're going to  get a second opinion, right?" said Yesenia Lara who was one of the evacuees
"Risk assessment is always a team effort, so to best facilitate learning, this program had to be multidisciplinary," Mitchell said. "People are coming to this course to learn from the people who established this framework and are leaders in the field."

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Could the keys to precision and personalised me... [Published Drug Discovery World - 20 hours ago]
Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas pl... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 23 hours ago]
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]
The Hidden Cost of Fear Mongering: How the Envi... [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 03 2014]
BAYER CROPSCIENCE : Trifloxystrobin; Pesticide ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 03 2014]
E coli O157 prevalence to be investigated [Published MRCVS.co.uk - Sep 02 2014]
Man is not a big rat: concerns with traditional... [Published 7thSpace - Sep 02 2014]
Making Contact - Pesticides on the Playground -... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Aug 30 2014]
Crude stench strong enough to ‘burn your eyes’ ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 28 2014]
Exclusive: Air quality problems dog Irving's Ne... [Published Reuters - Aug 28 2014]
Cattle farmers needed for dung sampling survey [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Aug 28 2014]
New faces, same old issues [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Aug 26 2014]
IMPERIAL METALS: SPILL TESTS SHOW NO HUMAN HEAL... [Published Mining Business Media - Aug 23 2014]
Ministry of Environment finds fish pose no huma... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
Oregon Refused Coal Export Facility - Vancouver... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 22 2014]
Permit granted after thorough review process co... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
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Oil associates asked B.C. government for gas pl... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 23 hours ago]
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 ...
Dry Conditions Fuel An Alaska Wildfire That’s B... [Published Think Progress - May 26 2014]
CREDIT: Nasa Alaska is battling a huge wildfire this Memorial Day. In the last 24 hours the fire has spread to become bigger than Chicago, prompting officials to issue an order for about 900 people as it threatens Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, a region ...
Ethylene Oxide - the chemical industry's defens... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 06 2014]
Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C. The chemical industry is mounting a defense of its toxic product The EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program released its Draft hazard assessment of ethylene oxide last summer, with ...
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