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‘Fiscal cliff’: Impacts could be widespread

November 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Americans could see their federal tax bills increase, in some cases dramatically. People who depend on federal programs may not receive services or funds they expect. Rural doctors could see payments drop. With businesses reluctant to spend money in uncertain times, finding jobs may be harder. The stock market could tumble. A recession may begin.
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Health impact studies on gas, oil drilling taking hold

March 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) While New York regulators have spent four years mulling the environmental impacts of shale gas development, the potential human health impacts have been given short shrift, according to health advocates. Continue Reading