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  • FairWarning: Chemically tainted fish imports reaching U.S. Tuesday, July 5, 2011 � by eric

    One state official said that up to 40% of all the imported fish to his state tested positive to banned drugs that are unsafe for human consumption.

  • Residents of Carson neighborhood contaminated by oil storage facility meet with Assembly member Thursday, June 9, 2011 � by jg

    KQED Our State of Health blog: Residents of the Carousel neighborhood of Carson, Calif., met with their state Assembly representative, Warren Furutani, to discuss ongoing health problems caused by contaminated soil.

  • The man behind the West Virginia mine disaster that killed 29 men Tuesday, December 14, 2010 � by jg

    Rolling Stone: Reporter Jeff Goodell tells the story of Don Blankenship, the coal mining executive who turned Massey Energy into a “national symbol of lethal greed.”

  • “Decades of environmental disasters show role of civil justice system in holding polluters accountable” Wednesday, July 7, 2010 � by jg

    A report from the American Association for Justice shows “how corporations have evaded U.S. environmental laws for decades, only to be later held accountable and responsible for clean-up through the civil justice system.”

  • EPA bans dangerous pesticide after farm workers sue Thursday, June 10, 2010 � by jg

    Scientific American: The Environmental Protection Agency will ban the use of endosulfan, which “can pose unacceptable neurological and reproductive risks to farmworkers and wildlife and can persist in the environment.”

  • With the Gulf covered in oil, Jeff Sessions now likes the idea of suing Wednesday, May 5, 2010 � by scott

    This morning, the dictionary has a new example for its definition of irony: U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions.