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First-of-its-kind leachate treatment system looks promising

September 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR — Initial test results indicate that a too-good-to-be-true method of filtering out hazardous chemicals and contaminants from liquid that seeps from the Kandiyohi County landfill may indeed be good and true.

The county’s Board of Commis…continue reading on dglobe.com

Contamination station

July 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A former gas station and dry cleaners site in downtown Worthington is being recommended for placement on the State Superfund Program due to elevated levels of chlorinated volatile organic compounds.

The site, at 1101 Second Ave., i…continue reading on dglobe.com

Project Safe Send collections scheduled in ND

June 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s Agriculture Department has scheduled a dozen sites for this year’s round of Project Safe Send chemical collections. Continue Reading

Toy safety report find some fed safety violations

November 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A report released today from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group found just over a dozen toys on store shelves that violate federal safety standards for lead and chemicals called phthalates or could present a choking hazard to small children. Continue Reading

Behavior changes might come from exposure before birth to BPA

October 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A before birth could affect girls’ behavior at age 3, according to the latest study on potential health effects of the compound used in the manufacturing of some plastic drink bottles and food can linings.
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Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to Grand Forks’ cancer rates?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to Grand Forks’ cancer rates?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to Grand Forks’ cancer rates?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Kristen Abner, Grand Forks, letter: Do chemicals contribute to the cancer rates in Grand Forks?

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When will we as a community question and investigate why there are so many with cancer? Continue Reading

Group: Runoff from old Minnesota copper mine is toxic

October 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Toxic runoff from an old test mine in northeastern Minnesota may threaten nearby lakes and streams, an environmental group warned. Continue Reading