Class Action Filed Against Toxic Bethel Wood Treatment Plant
"Although the levels of napthalene exceed health guidelines, these guidelines are designed to be health protective and levels just above the guidelines are not likely to result in adverse health effects." Oregon Health Authority The town of Bethel has shared its air...
SSRI Use During Pregnancy May Damage Human Brain
A group of researchers, including those from the John's Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, found that the molecule paroxetine (the active ingredient in the antidepressant Paxil and one of the class of SSRI antidepressants) is associated with developmental...
Deadly Refinery Pollution in Artesia, New Mexico
The HollyFrontier refinery in Artesia, New Mexico has not been a good neighbor to those living in the immediate vicinity. According to this analysis by the Environmental Integrity Project, fence line benzene levels far exceed the safe limits established by the...