Human Health Risk

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Name: Human Health Risk
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 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 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 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 - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Dredge tainted sludge in Thunder Bay harbour, report says

Environmental Mess 3:39​A new report recommends mercury-laced sediment should be dredged from Thunder Bay's harbour and taken to a confined disposal facility."The studies done on the sediment say that there is some ecological and human health risk in ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sediment near B.C. mine spill may harm fish

The latest test results from a tailings pond that spilled waste from the Mount Polley mine in the Cariboo show that while the discharged sediment is still not toxic for humans, it may harm aquatic life.The province says sediment samples collected Aug. ... [Published CBC - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 3 reports

Mt Polley Breach: Risky for Aquatic Life, Not for Humans

Some mixed news from the Mount Polley tailings pond breach site today. Environment Minister Mary Polak says sediment samples taken from Hazeltine and Raft Creek last week have been analyzed. "The results were tested at an independent lab in Vancouver, ... [Published CFJC TV Channel 7 - Aug 17 2014]
Entities: Sediment, Breach, Mary Polak
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tailings pond sediment poses no human health risk, may affect aquatic life

The ministry of environment says sediment samples taken at the site of the Mount Polley tailings pond breach show it poses no risk to human health, but may have an impact on aquatic life.“It would be safe to use for agricultural production destined for ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

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The hype over soil contamination at Greenwich High School is way over the top. This narrative has us believe the school is built on a toxic waste dump and the town has been poisoning students for more than four decades.Enough with a narrative that makes ... [Published Greenwich Time - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

DEQ grants $2.5 million for scrap tire reuse

Aug. 15, 2014For More Information:Michael Marshall, 517-284-6586, marshallm7@michigan.govBrad Wurfel, 517-284-6713, wurfelb@michigan.govThe DEQ today announced it has awarded universities and local municipalities more than $2.5 million in grants for road ... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Dieppe needs answers before wastewater decision, mayor says

The mayor of Dieppe, N.B., says council needs answers before making a decision on whether to dispose of treated fracking wastewater from Nova Scotia.Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre says council will be better equipped to make a decision about accepting the ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Local Non-Profit Trying to Control Overpopulation in Feral Cats

LANSING MICH. (WLNS) -The Lansing area is seeing huge population growth--- but it's not among people-- it's among cats.And now one local organization is hoping to do something about the growing problem of alley cats.The kittens six news saw today were ... [Published WLNS - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

No human health risk linked with malathion fogging, says expert

Joel Kettner said there's no need to worry about health effects from the spraying of malathion. (CBC)Manitoba's former chief medical officer of health says there's no need to worry about the effects of malathion when fogging for mosquitoes."For those ... [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

ASU dean honored for environmental engineering achievements

Paul Johnson, dean of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.Arizona State University students get experience in environmental engineering research by working in Paul Johnson’s lab.Photo by: Jessica Hochreiter/ASUPaul Johnson, ... [Published Arizona State University - Jul 29 2014]

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...Initiative, protested that the project was approved despite overwhelming public opposition, and described the port's consultation process as " an insult to British Columbians living along the coal route who are worried about breathing in toxic coal dust and diesel fumes."
Speaking to the thoroughness of the environmental studies and mitigation efforts, Jim Crandles, Director of Planning and Development stated, "We are confident that the project does not pose a risk to the environment or human health and that the public is protected."
"It's not like dirt on the bottom. It's layers and layers of thick, pulpy, mushy material. It's up to four-metres thick in places."
"The effects that we will see on higher organisms will probably come through the copper moving through the food chain" she said

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IMPERIAL METALS: SPILL TESTS SHOW NO HUMAN HEAL... [Published Mining Business Media - 6 hours ago]
Ministry of Environment finds fish pose no huma... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - 8 hours ago]
Oregon Refused Coal Export Facility - Vancouver... [Published Daily Kos - 22 hours ago]
Permit granted after thorough review process co... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
Wetlands await plans on Raymark waste removal [Published Stratford Star - Aug 21 2014]
Dredge tainted sludge in Thunder Bay harbour, r... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 21 2014]
Sediment near B.C. mine spill may harm fish [Published CBC - Aug 18 2014]
B.C. government calls for Mount Polley review [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 18 2014]
Mount Polley mine: sediment near spill may harm... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Aug 17 2014]
Mt Polley Breach: Risky for Aquatic Life, Not f... [Published CFJC TV Channel 7 - Aug 17 2014]
Tailings pond sediment poses no human health ri... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 16 2014]
Government releases sediment sample results fro... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Aug 16 2014]
Mt Polley Sediment Results Pose No Risk to Huma... [Published Opinion 250 - Aug 16 2014]
Mt Polley Sediment Results Pose No Risk to Humans [Published Opinion 250 - Aug 16 2014]
more » [Published Greenwich Time - Aug 16 2014]
DEQ grants $2.5 million for scrap tire reuse [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 16 2014]
GMO critics spreading 'pseudo-science nonsense' [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Aug 13 2014]
EPA Guidance on Pesticide Drift Will Affect Pro... [Published JD Supra - Aug 08 2014]
Dieppe needs answers before wastewater decision... [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 07 2014]
DEC holds public hearing regarding renewal of h... [Published Troy Record - Aug 07 2014]
Not in my backyard: N.S. company seeks to dump ... [Published CBC - Aug 07 2014]
Local Non-Profit Trying to Control Overpopulati... [Published WLNS - Aug 03 2014]
After 3 decades, birds still fall dead from sky... [Published Lansing State Journal - Aug 03 2014]
Consumer: ‘Eat less bread’ warning after pestic... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - Aug 02 2014]
EPA Concludes Bridgeton Ball Fields Pose No Rad... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 01 2014]
No human health risk linked with malathion fogg... [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
ASU dean honored for environmental engineering ... [Published Arizona State University - Jul 29 2014]
Comparative Human Health Risk Analysis of Coast... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - Jul 23 2014]
Owen Sound council against harbour gate [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Jul 22 2014]
Bakers attack report on pesticide residue in bread [Published Grocer - Jul 18 2014]
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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 ...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Takes FDA Chief To Task O... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 13 2014]
In December, the Food and Drug Administration showed just how little it actually cares about drugs in our food by — after more than 35 years of dragging its feet on the topic — politely asking drug companies to pretty please stop selling medically ...
About the Koch brothers and cancer victims [Published Daily Kos - Feb 27 2014]
David KochThe most egregious of the Koch brothers anti-Obamacare ads has been the one featuring Julie Boonstra , a leukemia patient who made a lot of vague and easily disproved assertions about how Obamacare was hurting her. The response from the Koch ...
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