"… federal approval of its merger with NBC Universal, so it promised to offer Internet access at a rate affordable to low-income families. The program, called "Internet …"
"… icy is $500 to Ryan Taylor’s campaign from an Eileen Brady, of Portland, Oregon, who could not be reached for this article. Fuglie, the retired Democratic …"
"… rs in history. Extrapolating from those studies, scientists with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have tentatively concluded that arsenic is a serious p …"
"… pears to be safe,” Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program, said in a statement …"
"… f other Americans have no idea that they are regularly consuming Arsenic. Arsenic is an element found in the Earth’s crust, and it finds its way into food …"
"… as many as 3 million consume water that wouldn’t meet the EPA standard. Arsenic is especially common throughout the western United States. Some states hav …"
"… ;The Weather Channel have examined what Texas, the nation’s biggest oil producer, has done to protect people in the Eagle Ford from the industry’s pollut …"
"… air, worry on the ground Residents living along the chemical corridor of Texas and Louisiana often encounter 'upset' emissions — triggering pollution, …"
"… m. Just the same the publicity hits us where it hurts.” Scott, the industry lawyer, called the references to slums and minorities, “callous and regrettable …"
"… began in 1952. Many of those records are sealed as part of a lawsuit. The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment mentioned but dismissed Morgan’s work in its 2011 public health goal, wh …"
"… lent chromium, best known as the toxic chemical compound from the hit film Erin Brockovich, is found in the drinking water of more than 70 million Americans, accordi …"
"… on lawsuit. The suit was made famous in the Hollywood movie Erin Brockovich. Regulators have been slow to act on the problem of chromium (VI) i …"
"… (VI), you may recall, is the same chemical compound featured in the movie Erin Brockovich. That Oscar-winning film did much to raise awareness of chromium pollution …"
"… rengthen drinking-water standards for chromium. In 1999, scientists at the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment concluded that it was safe to assume that drinking chromium may …"
"… g to documents filed Wednesday with the U.S. Senate. Greg Means, a former chief of staff for ex-Rep. Dennis Eckart, D-Ohio, and Mike Henry, a former staffer on the …"
"… id growing concern the chemicals are helping fuel a mysterious epidemic of chronic kidney disease devastating its north central region.In September, in Mystery in the Field …"
"… in the Fields, the Center for Public Integrity explored how a rare form of chronic kidney disease is killing agricultural workers in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. S …"
"… re “causative factors” for the ailment – which they have named CKDu, chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology. Despite prior warnings from the WHO to reduce farmers …"
"… fficial research, a glimmer of scientific hope emerged. The government and World Health Organization announced in June that they identified a key cause of the disease in Sri L …"
"… in the U.S. and Europe.In 2008, Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry invited the World Health Organization to join a comprehensive study to unravel the disease’s roots.For more th …"
"… ing with Nebraska officials but expects to submit a new application to the White House this year. It expects to get approval in the first quarter of 2013, and pl …"
"… e Journalists expose about paramilitaries involvement in the coltan trade, Colombia is moving to curb illegal mining of the highly sought after mineral.Juan M …"
"… ng of the highly sought after mineral.Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia, travelled to the lawless southeastern corner of the country last weekend …"
"… taries and rebels-turned-drug dealers in the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia, the FARC. As ICIJ reported earlier this month, those armed groups have co …"
"… heir illicit role in the trade may also become an economic concern for the Colombian government, which claims to control 5 percent of the world’s coltan res …"
"… in southwest Venezuela’s Amazon jungle, near the country’s border with Colombia.It’s worth the backaches and sweat, Ramón said, rolling a near-black ro …"
"… ized crime in an illicit market for valuable minerals in South America. In Colombia, for example, police recently confiscated 83 tons of coltan and other mine …"
"… loa drug cartel.Much of coltan territory in Venezuela hugs the border with Colombia — an area of inaccessible jungle and meandering rivers and streams — w …"
"… ationship between the anti-American Chávez and the pro-U.S. government of Colombia.This is why American national security experts have noted the proliferatio …"
"… s and organized crime. It’s the same in the South American jungles where Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil meet and where officials say they’ve found vast co …"
"… or coltan in South America’s Amazon, in the border between Venezuela and Colombia, where they face cross-border smugglers and must deal with violent drug tr …"
"… Emilia Diaz-Struck and Joseph Polizsuk (Venezuela); Ignacio Gómez (Colombia); Marcelo Soares (Brazil); Nari Kim (South Korea)Project manager: Ricardo …"
"… rtners: El Universal (Venezuela), Arman-do.info (Venezuela), Noticias Uno (Colombia), El Espectador (Colombia) …"
"… zuela), Arman-do.info (Venezuela), Noticias Uno (Colombia), El Espectador (Colombia) …"
"… uldn't know it from the Republicans, but these are boom times for American energy.And you wouldn't know it from President Barack Obama, but he has very litt …"
"… ongress, Republicans have been hammering Obama for locking up the nation's energy resources. GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney, for one, accuses Obam …"
"… r one, accuses Obama of pursuing policies "that keep us from using our own energy."But such complaints don't hold up. The U.S. produced more oil in 2010 tha …"
"… he U.S. produced more oil in 2010 than it has since 2003, and all forms of energy production have increased.Obama is not only hoping that simple, rock-solid …"
"… ilies and, especially, children from air pollution,” Jackson said at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington on Wednesday. “Before this rule, there were no national st …"
"… sed in some citrus-based beverages," said Christopher Gindlesperger of the American Beverage Association, which represents PepsiCo, maker of Mountain Dew. "Importantly, consumers …"