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  1. Will This Guy Be The First Trump Nominee Blocked By Congress?Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Daily Caller

    ... according to the Center for Accountability in Science. "Dr. Dourson is an outstanding scientist whose career in toxicology spans nearly forty years, the early half of which with the EPA itself in critical positions of science, policy and ...

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  2. Trump'sPick to Oversee EPA Unit May Be in Trouble in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency may be in trouble in the Senate, as two Republicans have declared their opposition and a third said she is leaning against the nominee. Michael Dourson, a toxicologist tapped to head the EPA's office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, has been one of the agency's most controversial nominees because of his work as a consultant to the chemical industry.

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  3. Trump EPA nominee opposed by GOP senators from NCRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WOGY-AM Pittston

    ... as the manager at a lab that assessed the health risks of exposure to chemicals. The following year, he founded Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment, a private toxicity evaluation nonprofit organization that tests chemicals and produces reports ...

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  4. Trump EPA nominee opposed by GOP senators from N.C. - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... as the manager at a lab that assessed the health risks of exposure to chemicals. The following year, he founded Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment, a private toxicity evaluation nonprofit organization that tests chemicals and produces reports ...

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  5. US President Donald Trumpa s EPA nominee opposed by GOP senators from North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... as the manager at a lab that assessed the health risks of exposure to chemicals. The following year, he founded Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment, a private toxicity evaluation nonprofit organization that tests chemicals and produces reports ...

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  6. 29-year-old man died after taking 'potentially fatal' dose of heroin and alcohol, inquest hearsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    ... "I was walking up the hill when I saw a male on the phone looking worried. I later learnt that this was Simon. A toxicology report found that Mr Aukland-Taylor had 0.3 micrograms (mcg) of morphine in his blood, with a potentially fatal amount being ...

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  7. Maui County committee recommends ban on certain sunscreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KFVE-TV Honolulu

    The Maui News reports that the committee on Monday introduced a bill that would prohibit the sale and use of sunscreen carrying oxybenzone and octinoxate, ingredients that have grown controversial over the past few years. Joe DiNardo, a retired scientist and toxicologist, says if passed, Maui County's ban would be the first in the country.

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  8. For Some Native Americans, Uranium Contamination Feels Like DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    "Many people died and some have liver disease, kidney disease and some suffer from cancer as a result," Nez said through a translator. When she was pregnant, Nez and her children drank from a spring, located on Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona, with uranium levels at least five times greater than safe drinking water standards, according to a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology in 2015.

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  9. IV opioid users develop and ignore costly diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | NorthJersey.com

    Efforts to include addiction treatment with medical care often fail because options aren't available fast enough or patients can't - or won't - quit. Sarah Bolin, 36, is a long time heroin user.

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  10. It's far more than overdoses: IV opioid users' diseases overwhelm hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | USA Today

    Efforts to include addiction treatment with medical care often fail because options aren't available fast enough or patients can't - or won't - quit. Sarah Bolin, 36, is a long time heroin user.

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  11. Wolverine: PFAS detected up and down Rogue RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | WOODTV.com

    Wolverine Worldwide said it found high levels of the former 3M Scotchgard chemical PFAS on its former tannery site and lower levels up and down the Rogue River. In one monitoring well on the former tannery in Rockford, tests detected 490,000 parts per trillion of PFAS, a chemical now considered a likely carcinogen.

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  12. California Proposition 65 Actions Expected to Target Furfuryl Alcohol in Food and BeveragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | jdsupra.com

    The next wave of lawsuits involving California Proposition 65 and food products may allege exposure to furfuryl alcohol, a chemical commonly found in a wide variety of thermally processed foods and listed as a carcinogen under Proposition 65. The warning requirement for furfuryl alcohol took effect on September 30, 2017. As of the date of this post, there have been no 60-day notices alleging exposure without a warning.

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  13. 3 On Your Side Investigates: Engineering an EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... do they go when they are stumped about what deadly substances are laced into a street drug? The answer is the Toxicology Lab at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. "We are the only clinical toxicology lab in the state," said Dr. Patrick ...

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  14. "I thought a grenade went off." E-cig explosions & fires rare but cause severe injuriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 8 | ABC 33/40

    As the popularity of e-cigarettes increases so do the number of very serious incidents involving explosions and fires from the devices' lithium ion batteries overheating. "I thought a grenade went off," recalls Blake Chastain when his e-cigarette exploded.

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  15. Workers' Compensation Board Appellate Division to Review...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | JD Supra

    Continuing with the case of Flaherty v. City of Portland , WCB Nos. 05032057 & 11036148 from the previous post , the Board found the 327 death presumption applied to the claims filed by Mrs. Flaherty under the traditional Act.

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  16. US environment agency bars scientists it funds from serving on its advisory boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Nature

    The US Environmental Protection Agency moved today to ban researchers who receive agency grants from serving on EPA advisory boards. In crafting the policy, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt sided with his agency's most vociferous critics, who claim that EPA science panels are stacked with scientists who are biased in favour of the agency's regulatory agenda.

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  17. Scientists Alarmed By Pruitt's Changes To EPA Advisory BoardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | National Public Radio

    EPA head Scott Pruitt announced new rules this week barring researchers who've received agency grants from serving on key advisory boards. NPR's Scott Simon talks with professor Peter Thorne.

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  18. College of Veterinary Medicine hires renowned veterinary clinical toxicologist Steve EnsleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Manhattan Mercury

    The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University has hired Steve Ensley, formerly a clinical professor at Iowa State University, to enhance toxicology services and education. "Dr. Ensley is recognized as one of the foremost veterinary clinical toxicologists in the country," said Hans Coetzee, head of the anatomy and physiology department.

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  19. Unwell: The Public Health Implications of Unregulated Drinking WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Ecology Global Network

    Roughly one in seven U.S. residents relies on a private well for drinking water. 1 Unlike the rest of the population served by the nation's many public water systems, 2 these 44.5 million Americans are not protected by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, 3 which regulates 87 biological and chemical contaminants.

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  20. DPH seeks volunteers for chemical exposure studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is conducting a study of chemical exposure in people across the state, and the agency welcomes new volunteers. DPH will screen participants for about 13 different chemicals, the most common of which are lead, mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs.

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