Category: Toxic Exposure


Parents expect that their children will be in a safe environment when they’re at school, but it appears that at one Long Island middle school, the administration didn’t do nearly enough to keep their students safe. A new lawsuit filed on Sept. 3 against the Northport-East Northport Union Free School

Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are being evaluated by the Environmental Protection Agency, which hosted a symposium on May 22nd, 2018 to bring experts up to date on where the agency stands regarding the use of PFAS in commercial and industrial applications, and to provide guidance regarding potential pollution of

Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland has issued a call to the EPA to begin enforcing regulations on Chlorosulfonic Acid after an accident in Baltimore exposed hundreds of people to the dangerous substance. The accident, which resulted in a vapor cloud that affected an entire neighborhood, drew calls from local residents

For decades the Nuclear Industry has insisted that the accident at Three Mile Island, though terrifying, had no major effect on the health of Americans who lived nearby. The radiation was mostly contained, they insisted, and exposure to limited doses of radiation does not necessarily cause harm. New research out

A worker at a decommissioned nuclear weapons facility in Washington State might have carried radioactive contamination home with him after his clothes were exposed. The incident happened on May 18th. Politicians in the state are calling on the federal government to expedite the decontamination of the site, a project which

For the past few years, Flint, Michigan has been in the news due to a water crisis exposing thousands of children to significant amounts of lead. The governor of the state has been under fire, as have local politicians, for failing to address the issue in a timely manner, and

A terrifying story out of Spokane, Washington reminds us how vulnerable we all are in the workplace. On August 13th, 2015, a crew was working at a recycling plant when a canister began emitting chlorine gas in large quantities. Observers noted a huge cloud in the air, and many who

Natural causes. That’s what all the death certificates stated as cause of death. But as the number of death certificates continued to mount, more and more questions were asked, and now the Wall Street Journal is reporting that perhaps the cause of death wasn’t natural after all. For the last

Businesses always assume new technology comes without side effects. No one paid much attention to radiation until Marie Curie suffered terribly from its effects. Companies ignored the dangers of lead in computer monitors until landfills and water supplies were poisoned. As far as the companies who created them were concerned,