What’s Causing Cancer

June 13, 2005 - Cancer in Canada is now projected to afflict one in every 2.2 men and one in every 2.6 women in their lifetime. In the 1930s, those numbers were less that one in 10. Read More

Home Toxic Home

June 6, 2005 - Most calls to poison control centers are from acute exposures. A toddler swallows a handful of pills. A man drinks pesticides stored in an old pop bottle. Read More

Grand Jury Probes Chemical used in Teflon

May 19, 2005 - DuPont has received a subpoena seeking information on a chemical used to make Teflon. The subpoena was served by the Environmental Crimes Section of the Environment and Natural Resources... Read More

Environmentalists call for C-8 Ban under International Treaty

May 9, 2005 - Environmentalists recommended to an international panel last week that the widely used chemical C-8, and 19 other toxins, be included as part of a treaty that bans worldwide use of... Read More

Well-Water Concerns on Tap

April 24, 2005 - The Lake Elmo resident lives in one of eight households in the Tablyn Park area that must use bottled water after health officials found an unsafe level of a contaminant in their well water. Read More

The Great Experiment

April 14, 2005 - Sometime in late 1997,3M Corp. Medical Director Dr. Larry Zobel learned of a troubling stain on his company's signature product. Read More

Our Body’s burden must be Addressed

April 14, 2005 - Chemically, we are much more than what we eat and drink. We're also what we breathe, touch, smell, wear, sit or lie on, rub up against, prepare our foods in or otherwise absorb into our... Read More

State finds 4 more Private Wells Polluted

April 10, 2005 - Four private wells in Lake Elmo's Tablyn Park area have been found to contain unsafe levels of contaminants similar to those already discovered in eight neighboring wells earlier this year. Read More

Teflon Ingredient found in North Carolina Groundwater

April 6, 2005 - A coalition of public interest and environmental organizations is calling for an investigation into how C8, a likely human carcinogen manufactured by the DuPont Co., contaminated... Read More

More 3M Water Testing Urged

March 11, 2005 - State Health Department officials are testing wells near Cottage Grove for contamination by two 3M Co. chemicals, but a national environmental group is urging Minnesota's Pollution Control... Read More

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