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Debate over fire retardant toxicity rages

June 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Add another concern for the tanker plane pilots who barnstorm low over treacherous terrain, in vintage aircraft, to bomb fire retardant around raging mountain wildfires: Endangered species. Continue Reading

2 more bodies found in Hungary’s red sludge

October 8, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

KOLONTAR, Hungary (AP) The mighty Danube apparently absorbed Hungary’s massive red sludge spill with little immediate damage Friday but laboratory tests heightened concerns about possible longer-term harm caused by toxic heavy metals in the slurry.
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