Zoning In On Radon

January 30, 2015- Radon is once again in the news as recent testing in the Reading Prong, a geological formation that gives off radon gas as uranium decays, showed alarming levels of the colorless, odorless gas in several homes.

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Asbestos Warning Sparks Fear at Stamford Police Department

January 29, 2015- Scores of Stamford, Conn., police officers have filed notices recently with the state Worker's Compensation Commission after new asbestos warning signs were posted at police headquarters.

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New Study Bolsters Link Between Autism and Air Pollution

January 28, 2015- Pregnant women may nearly double their risk of giving birth to a child with autism by inhaling smog from vehicles or smoke stacks, according to a new Harvard study.

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One-third of NYC Housing Tenants Say Mold Returns After It’s Fixed

January 28, 2015- An internal report by New York City’s Department of Investigation obtained by the Daily News reveals that 1 in 3 Housing Authority tenants say mold in their apartments returns after NYCHA claims the problem is fixed.

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It's Complicated: Canada's Dysfunctional Relationship With Asbestos

January 26, 2015- Asbestos exposure continues to be the largest on-the-job killer in Canada.

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Superstorm Sandy Suspected Of Elevating Lead In Drinking Water

January 23, 2015- Unusual levels of lead have begun to appear in the drinking water in Brick, New Jersey.

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Aviation Fuel Settlement May Help Phase Out Airborne Lead Pollution

January 22, 2015- While the US ended the use of leaded gasoline in automobiles in 1996, today many small aircraft still run on it.

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Concerns Grow Over Toxic Heavy Metals in Urban Gardens

January 21, 2015- Researchers at the University of British Columbia warn that what looks like a beautiful garden may still be contaminated, after finding elevated levels of toxic heavy metals at a Vancouver site.

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OSHA Aims to Limit Silica Exposure For Oil Workers

January 12, 2015- The rapid growth in oil and gas production from shale and tight oil formations in the US is generating a boom in a related industry: frac sand.

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Why Testing Air Quality in Ice Arenas is Important

January 8, 2015- Ice arena managers in Minnesota are highlighting the need to regularly test air quality after two incidents of suspected carbon monoxide poisonings occurred in Midwest ice arenas.

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L.A. Plant Begins Removing Lead From Soil of Neighboring Homes

January 6, 2015- A battery-recycling facility in the Los Angeles area of Boyle Heights has started removing lead-contaminated soil from nearby homes after results released for 85 of the homes indicated there was lead.

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Cost For Clean Water Hard To Swallow

January 2, 2015- Water management, specifically for reducing pollution from stormwater runoff in Connecticut, is in the news.

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