User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Toxics
Last updated: Jan 31 2016 24:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Water crisis spurs calls to change Michigan open-records law 30.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Under fire for his administration's role in Flint's lead-tainted water emergency, Michigan Gov.
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Study hints at biology of schizophrenia, may aid treatment 27.1.2016 Durango Herald
Scientists pursuing the biological roots of schizophrenia have zeroed in on a potential factor _ a normal brain process that gets kicked into overdrive
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Hopes of a turnaround in Flint jeopardized by water crisis 26.1.2016 Durango Herald
As the water crisis spreads in Flint, hopes for a turnaround in the hardscrabble city are in jeopardy, locals say
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Michigan questions some US demands regarding Flint water 24.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's top environmental officer was by turns cooperative and confrontational with the U.
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Lead pipes lurk in older neighborhoods across the nation 23.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lead pipes like the ones that led to contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, carry water into millions of older homes across the U.
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Lead pipes lurk in older neighborhoods across the nation 23.1.2016 Durango Herald
Lead pipes like the ones that contributed to the poisoning of tap water in Flint, Michigan, carry water into millions of older homes across the U.S. every day
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Regional EPA official resigns over Flint water crisis 22.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A regional director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency resigned in connection with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the same day the agency's chief issued an emergency order directing state and city officials to take actions to protect public health.
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In Flint, Michigan, daily life revolves around lead fears 17.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The longest line at Freeman Elementary School's Family Fun Night was not for face painting or food.
Robinson: Bernie Sanders' run is no fairy tale 16.1.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
If you thought the political landscape couldn't be more unsettled, think again. In the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders is surging.
Full text of Gov. John Hickenlooper's State of the State speech 15.1.2016 Denver Post: Local
Full text of Gov. John Hickenlooper's State of the State speech
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The sugar that's hiding in your kids' foods 13.1.2016 Denver Post: Food
In a typical week, my teenagers might eat edamame straight out of the pods, roasted seaweed, whole grain pasta, homemade granola, frozen mango right out of the bag, and fruit and vegetable smoothies made with kefir, chia seeds, kale, carrots and ...
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Chicago medical clinic prescribes legal help for housing 26.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CHICAGO (AP) — She didn't look sick, but Mahoghny Walker struggled to learn. Blood tests showed high levels of lead from old, chipping paint in her Chicago home.
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APNewsBreak: EPA wants toxic Nevada mine on Superfund list 24.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after U.S. regulators started assessing damage and health risks at an abandoned Nevada copper mine, the Environmental Protection Agency is moving to add the contaminated site to its Superfund National Priority List, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
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Davis leads Pelicans to 130-125 win over Nuggets 21.12.2015 Durango Herald
Davis fights off early illness, returns in 4th quarter to help Pelicans beat Nuggets 130-125
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Water testing on Yampa River could lead to more regulations after reclassification 8.12.2015 Steamboat Pilot
City officials in Steamboat Springs say some high water temperature readings taken in the Yampa River just west of Hayden in recent years could soon lead to a big change in how a 57-mile stretch of the river is regulated by the state. The stretch of the Yampa that runs from the confluence of Oak Creek south of Steamboat to the Moffat County border is poised to be listed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as an impaired waterbody. City officials are concerned that the listing could eventually lead to some costly, multi-million upgrades to such things as the wastewater treatment plants that discharge water into the river. They are questioning the methodology used to arrive at the listing and are hoping a proposal to monitor the health of the river in more areas will help municipalities along the river avoid costly new regulations. "Given the variability of altitude, temperature, and aquatic life throughout the 57-mile segment, the City questions whether the standard applied to such ...
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9/11 responders press Congress to extend expired health fund 3.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after chemotherapy, Sept. 11 first responder Robert Digiovanni stood angrily outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office and railed about politics interfering with life-or-death issues.
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Rosen: ColoradoCare is toxic medicine 21.11.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
I'm hardly surprised that paid "volunteers" for ColoradoCareYes gathered 156,000 signatures on petitions to create a single-payer health care system for Colorado.
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Panel in La Plata County: Physical, mental health care need to be integrated 20.11.2015 Durango Herald
For all the improvements we’ve made in mental health care in La Plata County, we still have a way to go.That was the opinion of five panelists working in the field in some way at a League of Women Voters meeting Thursday afternoon at the Durango Community Recreation Center. It’s better, they agreed, to offer mental health...
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Denver VA names agency official from Texas to lead local office 20.11.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The Department of Veterans Affairs office in Denver has a new director.Sallie Houser-Hanfelder, a VA executive who has gained leadership positions in more than 30 years with the agency, will
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Tattoo leads to sepsis death of Weld County man 20.11.2015 Denver Post: Local
A Weld County man is dead after getting a tattoo from an unlicensed, home-based body artist and developing sepsis, officials said ...
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