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Cancer risk illustrated for Montana fire chiefs - KTVH

Mon, 2018-10-15 15:23

KTVH

Cancer risk illustrated for Montana fire chiefs
KTVH
That includes not just the risk of fire smoke we've known about for years, but how burning plastics and other materials are coating firefighters in carcinogens, which opens the way for “cross contamination” as soon as the bunker gear comes off. Big Sky ...
Fire chiefs convention highlights firefighter cancer riskKRTV Great Falls News

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The great smog of 2018 - The Indian Express

Mon, 2018-10-15 13:38

The Indian Express

The great smog of 2018
The Indian Express
Carcinogens are cancer-causing factors that induce and initiate the formation of a cancer by damaging the DNA unit in normal body cells. National and international experts have agreed that the impact of environmental carcinogens and toxic pollutants ...

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Widow of guardsman presses for cancer study at air base - The Telegraph

Mon, 2018-10-15 09:47

Widow of guardsman presses for cancer study at air base
The Telegraph
The widow of a New Hampshire Air National Guardsman believes her husband was exposed to carcinogens while working at Pease Air National Guard Base. Bonnie Peterman tells the Portsmouth Herald her husband, Wayne Perreault, died from gastric ...

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Cleanup work begins around north-central Wyoming power plant - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Sat, 2018-10-13 20:02

mySanAntonio.com

Cleanup work begins around north-central Wyoming power plant
Midland Reporter-Telegram
The site of the Acme Power Plant about 17 miles (27 kilometers) north of Sheridan includes abandoned buildings with asbestos and lead-based paint, drums with unknown contents, petroleum products and carcinogens. Crews are testing the contents of the ...
Around the regionGillette News Record

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'Huge' amount of potentially carcinogenic toxins found near Grenfell Tower site – expert - RT

Sat, 2018-10-13 13:23

RT

'Huge' amount of potentially carcinogenic toxins found near Grenfell Tower site – expert
RT
Early results by Anna Stec, a professor at the University of Central Lancashire who is an expert in fire chemistry and toxicity, show that “huge concentrations” of potentially toxic carcinogens have been found in dust and soil around the area, and in ...

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DEQ to hold public meeting on toxic plumes discharging into Thornapple River - MLive.com

Sat, 2018-10-13 05:34

MLive.com

DEQ to hold public meeting on toxic plumes discharging into Thornapple River
MLive.com
The Environmental Protection Agency considers vinyl chloride and trichlorethylene to be carcinogens, and ethylene dichloride a probable carcinogen. Based on modeling, Wierzbicki said, the plumes have not affected the village water supply. Middleville ...

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Apple Valley candidates should address cell tower issue - VVdailypress.com

Fri, 2018-10-12 15:25

Apple Valley candidates should address cell tower issue
VVdailypress.com
3) The World Health Organization has elevated exposure to wireless radiation to a Class 3b list of carcinogens. 4) The international Firemen's Association has banned placement of cell towers from their locations after several firemen had medical problems.

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'Huge concentrations' of toxins found in Grenfell soil, study finds - The Guardian

Fri, 2018-10-12 11:00

The Guardian

'Huge concentrations' of toxins found in Grenfell soil, study finds
The Guardian
In briefings to senior health agency staff, Stec said she had found “huge concentrations” of potential carcinogens in the dust and soil around the tower in west London, and in burned debris that had fallen from the tower. High levels of hydrogen ...
Soil tests around Grenfell Tower reveal 'huge concentrations' of toxinsThe Independent
Grenfell Tower soil tests reveal 'huge concentrations' of toxinsSky News
Cancer causing toxins including HYDROGEN CYANIDE found in soil and dust samples taken around Grenfell TowerDaily Mail
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Protecting workers against cancer-causing chemicals - United News of India

Fri, 2018-10-12 01:55

Protecting workers against cancer-causing chemicals
United News of India
With this agreement, eight additional cancer-causing chemicals will be covered by the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive, including diesel exhaust, a press statement by the EC said here on Thursday. Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills ...

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Valley cancer center offering free screening for first responders - 12news.com KPNX

Thu, 2018-10-11 19:47

12news.com KPNX

Valley cancer center offering free screening for first responders
12news.com KPNX
343 firefighters lost their lives on 9/11. Since then, nearly 7,000 first responders have been diagnosed with cancer due to exposure at the World Trade Center. Research has shown all first responders are exposed to dangerous carcinogens on a daily basis.

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Valley cancer center working to lower cancer in firefighters - 12news.com KPNX

Thu, 2018-10-11 19:17

12news.com KPNX

Valley cancer center working to lower cancer in firefighters
12news.com KPNX
Research shows that firefighters are exposed to carcinogens that put them at a higher risk for cancer than the public. One Valley cancer center is working to help lower those numbers. Published: 6:07 PM PST October 11, 2018. Updated: 1:07 PM PST ...

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Smog linked to higher risk for mouth cancers - UPI.com

Thu, 2018-10-11 14:20

UPI.com

Smog linked to higher risk for mouth cancers
UPI.com
"Given that many of the compounds that comprise overall fine particulate matter are carcinogens, this study raises important questions related to the health effects of pollution, beyond cardiac and respiratory effects," said Moline, vice president of ...

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Hubbardston Fire Department exhaust mitigation bids out - The Gardner News

Thu, 2018-10-11 12:59

Hubbardston Fire Department exhaust mitigation bids out
The Gardner News
HUBBARDSTON — The Fire Department has put out bids for an exhaust mitigation system, which will help reduce the amount of carcinogens local fire fighters are exposed to at the station. Earlier this year at Town Meeting, residents voted in favor of the ...

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Growing number of Ground Zero-area men have breast cancer - New York Post

Wed, 2018-10-10 19:43

New York Post

Growing number of Ground Zero-area men have breast cancer
New York Post
How the heck did I get breast cancer? Well, we were breathing terrible carcinogens. It was the poisons in the air. You could see the carcinogens coming out of the earth in different colors. The smell, the odor was terrible for the first 90 to 180 days ...

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Mission firefighter diagnosed with cancer wins long legal battle - KGBT-TV

Wed, 2018-10-10 18:39

KGBT-TV

Mission firefighter diagnosed with cancer wins long legal battle
KGBT-TV
"We showed them that all the carcinogens, all the hazardous materials that I've been exposed to, all the number of calls," said Salinas. "And the judge ruled in our favor - that our risk was higher than their risk they were trying to fight." But for ...

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Hurricane Brings High Winds, Storm Surge And Possibly Toxic Waste To Battered Homeowners - Forbes

Wed, 2018-10-10 16:24

Forbes

Hurricane Brings High Winds, Storm Surge And Possibly Toxic Waste To Battered Homeowners
Forbes
The breached Superfund sites contained pollutants and carcinogens that cause potential long term risks to humans if exposed. “The floodwaters that swirled through many of Houston's streets contained arsenic, lead, and dangerously high levels of ...

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Smoggy Air Tied to Higher Odds for Mouth Cancers - HealthDay

Wed, 2018-10-10 10:04

HealthDay

Smoggy Air Tied to Higher Odds for Mouth Cancers
HealthDay
"Given that many of the compounds that comprise overall fine particulate matter are carcinogens, this study raises important questions related to the health effects of pollution, beyond cardiac and respiratory effects," said Moline, vice president of ...
Air Pollution Linked To Oral Cancer Risk By A Recent StudyCanadian Homesteading

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Poll reveals split over benefits, risks of e-cigarette use - UPI.com

Wed, 2018-10-10 07:53

UPI.com

Poll reveals split over benefits, risks of e-cigarette use
UPI.com
Vaping has long been promoted as a way to help smokers kick the habit -- offering them a route to get nicotine without the carcinogens in tobacco smoke. But e-cigarettes aren't harmless, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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California dreaming - Chemical Watch

Wed, 2018-10-10 07:19

California dreaming
Chemical Watch
Under it, consumers are entitled to sue companies which fail to provide them with warnings of potential exposure to a long list of carcinogens and reproductive toxicants, and to keep up to 25% of any award of damages. Entirely predictably, this has ...

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