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Examining a Potential Ban on Fire Retardants

  • November 13, 2017
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Heavily used for years in everything from household furniture to children’s products, cancer-causing flame retardants remain a significant safety threat. Government officials appear to finally be taking this threat seriously, as evidenced by recent action from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. This recent effort was spurred by a 2015 petition filed by several consumer
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Inner Harbor Condo Won't Face Mold Investigation

  • November 18, 2010
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A penthouse owner at the Harborview, a Baltimore Inner Harbor high-rise condominium building, and his family say they were forced out of their penthouse by repeated leaks and mold problems, according to The Baltimore Sun. After an inquiry from a city councilwoman, however, the city panel that planned to investigate has dropped the case. The
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Camp Lejeune: Exposure to Contaminated Drinking Water

  • September 27, 2010
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In 1997, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry conducted a study on the potential health effects exposure to contaminated drinking water at the Marine base at Camp Lejeune, N.C. from the mid-1950s through the mid-1980s. The report, which concluded that exposure to contaminated water by adults is unlikely to cause cancer, has come
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