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It’s the little things that truly mark the horrors of any Republican presidency, such as not allowing people to see where toxic waste might exist. On December 16, the National Library of Medicine is retiring the revelatory environmental mapping tool known as ToxMap.  Ever so quietly, the door will close on what has arguably become […]

Cancer Clusters

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On December 12, 2014

Paul Voosen has an interesting article at National Geographic that wonders why there has not been more known cancer clusters develop given the nation’s long history of toxicity. There’s no

Freedom

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On January 10, 2014
I now see why the Republicans passed the bill to gut Superfund. It’s clearly unnecessary, what with a company actually named Freedom Industries taking care of the good people of West Virginia. Schools and restaurants closed, grocery stores sold out of bottled water, and state legislators who had just started their session canceled the day’s […]

Cleaning the Rivers

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On August 14, 2012

A very good piece on the trickiness of Superfund attempts to clean up rivers. Is it better to clean up the toxic sludge at the bottom of rivers flowing through industrial sites, even though it could s

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