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Rural N.Y. Communities Use Fracking Waste to De-Ice Roads

Maybe this is why there’s a New York city named Fishkill. Road crews in some rural areas around the state are using toxic fracking waste liquid to de-ice roads, despite a moratorium on fracking in the state and a federal EPA warning against using the juice. Exactly what’s in the liquid? Only the frackheads know, and they’re keeping it a secret.

Posted on Dec 9, 2013 READ MORE



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Diesel Smoke Causes Cancer, Researchers Confirm

After a week of considering the evidence, a working group of the World Health Organization determined that diesel exhaust is carcinogenic in human lungs. Underground miners, bus drivers and railroad workers are especially vulnerable, but the risks from traffic exhaust extend to the general population.

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Scientists Uncover New Risk Associated With Thirdhand Smoke

If anyone needs another reason to stop smoking, here it is: Researchers are turning their attention to the effects of “thirdhand smoke,” the layer of icky residue that lingers on clothes and in living spaces after cigarettes and other tobacco delivery devices are snubbed out. ... (continued)

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Diet Soda Drinkers Rejoice: No Cancer Link to Aspartame

The results of a big European study of the artificial sweetener confirm those of a huge U.S. study released last month, which found no link to cancer.
Go ahead, pop that Diet. Mr Pibbs.

Posted on May 5, 2006 READ MORE



From crestware.com

Board: Teflon Chemical a Likely Carcinogen

An EPA advisory group votes unanimously to recommend that a chemical used in Teflon and other nonstick products be considered a likely cause of cancer.
Truthdig had a report two weeks ago about the greedy politicos who stymied the phaseout of Teflon.

Posted on Feb 16, 2006 READ MORE



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Teflon Chemical Called a Likely Carcinogen

The no-stick material will have a hard time sliding this one off: “likely contributor to cancer.” | story

Posted on Jan 31, 2006 READ MORE


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