Human Health Risk

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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

JAPAN: Authorities restrict chicken shipments after bird flu outbreak

Japan has restricted shipments of almost 400,000 chickens in Kumamoto prefecture after the nation’s first outbreak of bird flu in three years, according to the Agriculture Ministry.Local authorities were to finish culling about 112,000 chickens in two ... [Published Macau Daily Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mystery pipe contaminates stream at The Dalles

THE DALLES, Ore. — For nearly two years, health and city officials in The Dalles have been working on a mystery: What's the source of the sewage that's flowing through a pipe that drains into a stream through the Columbia Gorge town?More than two dozen ... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

USA: CPG Concerned Over Passaic Cleanup Plan

The Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Parties Group (CPG) announced that they are disappointed because the EPA has released its Focused Feasibility Study (FFS) and Proposed Plan, a massive, impractical, and disruptive bank-to-bank remedy for ... [Published Dredging Today - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Restricts Chicken Shipments After Bird Flu Outbreak

Japan has restricted shipments ofalmost 400,000 chickens in Kumamoto prefecture after thenation’s first outbreak of bird flu in three years, according tothe Agriculture Ministry .Local authorities will today finish culling about 112,000chickens in two ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

CPG Expresses Disappointment with EPA Release of Focused Feasibility Study for the Lower Passaic River in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2014-- The Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Parties Group (CPG) is disappointed the EPA has released its Focused Feasibility Study (FFS) and Proposed Plan, a massive, impractical, and disruptive bank-to-bank ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cherry trees have to be destroyed

Continuing tests on cherry trees affected by Little Cherry Virus have shown the pest can't be eradicated and the trees will have to be destroyed.Many thousands of cherry trees are believed to have been infected by the virus which stems from trees being ... [Published Efficient Farming - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change is the biggest threat to public health: experts urge governments to act

DateLONDON: International health experts, the Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA), has added its voice to the climate action movement, arguing that the health risks posed by a global temperature rise are too grave to ignore.The health professionals ... [Published The Climate Group - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Two EPA comment periods on drift and volatilization

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced two comment periods—one comment period being extended and the other one a new 60-day comment period. Both are related to crop production pesticides—one for guidance in evaluating pesticide spray drift ... [Published AgProfessional - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Your View: Landfill capping process continues to be unfair

Despite Dartmouth's strong opposition, the state Department of Environmental Protection has decided to move forward with Boston Environmental's capping proposal for the Cecil Smith landfill. Closed-door meetings, in which the SouthCoast Alliance for a ... [Published South Coast Today - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

High compliance rates...

Results of tests applied to food imported to Australia show a consistently high rate of compliance with Australia's strict food standards.The Federal Department of Agriculture's First Assistant Secretary of Border Compliance, Colin Hunter, said the report ... [Published Get Farming - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

NDS backs review of painkiller scheduling

A new National Drug Strategy (NDS) framework, suggests that the misuse of opioids and benzodiazepines in Australia may require a review of the current scheduling of these medicines.The framework stated that the 2010 Medicines and Poisons Scheduling Reform ... [Published Pharmacy News - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Algae causes fish deaths

An algal bloom near Coffin Bay has resulted in fish and shellfish deaths.AN algal bloom near Coffin Bay that resulted in fish and shellfish deaths has prompted an investigation by Primary Industries and Regions SA.Testing of the waters around Coffin Bay ... [Published Port Lincoln Times - Mar 25 2014]

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...The bill would reauthorize the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) "to ensure the United States remains a leader in the development of new technologies and products based on breakthroughs in our understanding of materials at the atomic and molecular level." Under the bill, the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) would develop and maintain a public database of projects funded under at least...
"The FFS would take decades to implement in one of the most congested regions in the country, potentially disrupting and impairing economic growth and limiting recreational activity on the River for a generation. EPA’s recovery predictions show that the proposed bank-to-bank dredge may not even be protective of human health."

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Monthly Update for April 2014 [Published JD Supra - 6 hours ago]
Ontario’s vet wants truckers to clean their trucks [Published Better Farming - Apr 16 2014]
Comment: Australia's dirty secret: who's breath... [Published World News Australia - Apr 15 2014]
CPG expresses "disappointment" with EPA feasibi... [Published Dredging News Online - Apr 15 2014]
JAPAN: Authorities restrict chicken shipments a... [Published Macau Daily Times - Apr 15 2014]
Mystery pipe contaminates stream at The Dalles [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 14 2014]
USA: CPG Concerned Over Passaic Cleanup Plan [Published Dredging Today - Apr 14 2014]
Saint-Gobain Gyproc Plasters certified as green... [Published Biz Community - Apr 14 2014]
Japan Restricts Chicken Shipments After Bird Fl... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 14 2014]
CPG Expresses Disappointment with EPA Release o... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 11 2014]
Cherry trees have to be destroyed [Published Efficient Farming - Apr 11 2014]
Research calls for antimicrobial products to be... [Published Cleaning Hygiene Today - Apr 10 2014]
PED remains a concern in Ontario [Published Better Farming - Apr 08 2014]
Human safety thresholds for endocrine disruptin... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 08 2014]
Timex offers to buy 40 properties in plant-poll... [Published Arkansas Times - Apr 04 2014]
Climate change is the biggest threat to public ... [Published The Climate Group - Apr 04 2014]
Pesticide board to focus new tests on protectin... [Published Bangor Daily News - Apr 02 2014]
Two EPA comment periods on drift and volatiliza... [Published AgProfessional - Mar 31 2014]
Smart meters are safe, says Maine agency staff [Published JD Supra - Mar 28 2014]
Juice and bottled water tested for antimony fou... [Published Government of Canada - Mar 28 2014]
CONOIL : National Oil and Hazardous Substances ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 27 2014]
Your View: Landfill capping process continues t... [Published South Coast Today - Mar 27 2014]
Impact of Humidity on Speciation and Bioaccessi... [Published RSC - Mar 26 2014]
Smart meters are safe, Maine regulators report [Published Portland Press Herald - Mar 26 2014]
The future of Galveston Bay: Implications of th... [Published Environmental Defense - Mar 26 2014]
Statement by OSTP Director John Holdren: Hearin... [Published SpaceRef - Mar 26 2014]
Infants' Exposures to Chemicals Through Breastf... [Published Newswise - Mar 26 2014]
Expert Health Effects Panel Members from the Un... [Published Newswise - Mar 25 2014]
High compliance rates... [Published Get Farming - Mar 25 2014]
NDS backs review of painkiller scheduling [Published Pharmacy News - Mar 25 2014]
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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 ...
Eating Yoga Mats [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Feb 14 2014]
This is the worst example of pseudoscientific fearmongering I have seen in a while, and that’s saying something. Vani Hari, a blogger known as “food babe,” has started a petition to get Subway to remove use of the chemical azodicarbonamide from their ...
Tar Sands Oil Development Is More Toxic Than Pr... [Published Think Progress - Feb 04 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock The Canadian government has likely underestimated the health risks of Alberta’s tar sands development, according to a new study. The study , published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, focused on ...
Chamber Of Commerce Leader Says Fracking Regula... [Published Think Progress - Dec 04 2013]
Thomas Donahue, the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. CREDIT: AP Photo/ Maxim Marmur Attempts to put pollution and other regulations on hydraulic fracturing are “ undermining freedom ” and hurting the economy, according to the president of America’s ...
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