Easy storage and rapid growth could see yeast compete with bacterial and chemical remediation.
Lead based paint was banned in 1978, but it remains the leading cause of lead poisoning in the state.
The Public Utility Commission voted 5-0 on a motion that begins a rulemaking process on issues related to water and wastewater utility service.
Children in three Winnipeg neighbourhoods are expected to have blood lead levels above what is considered safe, says a report.
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.
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