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"… least 16 of the 45 appointees worked for industries such as oil, coal and chemicals. Four of these people — and another 21 — worked for, or dona …"

"… tal” in drafting the denial.  The former acting head of the EPA’s chemicals office, a career employee who left the agency last month, told the Times s …"

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"… ile organic compounds — easily evaporable, sometimes cancer-causing chemicals that contribute to smog — “it will not have a significant impact …"

"… 3.3 million pounds of pollutants in 2016, including 95,095 pounds of toxic chemicals such as the carcinogen benzene. The company’s Carson refinery eclipsed t …"

"… FluxSense Inc. used optical remote sensing devices to calculate levels of chemicals wafting invisibly from storage tanks, pipes and other equipment and compar …"

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"… t rows of dilapidated houses, a dismantled military hospital and dangerous chemicals from pesticides, jet fuels and other hazardous wastes that have poisoned t …"

"… active and closed military installations nationwide where the use of toxic chemicals has contaminated or is suspected of contaminating water on bases and nearb …"

"… r is suspected of contaminating water on bases and nearby communities with chemicals ranging from cleaning solvents and paints to explosives and firefighting f …"

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"… h Lenape tribe, poisoning groundwater with arsenic, lead and other harmful chemicals. Today, more than 43 years after the dumping ended, those toxins are stil …"

"… power plants their water contains elevated levels of chromium-6 and other chemicals. While environmentalists, state government and utilities investigate the s …"

"… discharged toxins into marshlands polluting waters with benzene and other chemicals, and the Conklin Dumps in New York leaked volatile organic chemicals into …"

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"… acilities. During the sanitation process, water treatment facilities apply chemicals to kill the cyanobacteria. When the cell dies, it releases cyanotoxins, wh …"

"… s or knowledge to do that.” Beyond the problems cyanotoxins create, the chemicals that kill the algae react with organic material in the water and create di …"

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"… ilter out contaminants. Those can include arsenic found naturally in rock, chemicals from factories and nitrates and fecal matter from farming. In addition, mu …"

"… ity’s water. The system was also cited for failing to test for dozens of chemicals during the past decade. In Waukesha, Wisconsin, 18 miles west of Milwauke …"

"… ium or fluoride from their local water systems, with many exposed to these chemicals for years before hundreds of small, low-income communities could afford to …"

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"… be touched and smelled and inhaled. Denying science The unhealthy gases, chemicals and metals Miller pumps into the air are on the decline. But its greenhous …"

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"… ins churn out everything from auto parts and appliances to goods made from chemicals, metal, wood and rubber. A sense of recovery is in the air. Global invest …"

"… counties exported almost $154 million in machinery and goods crafted from chemicals, plastics and rubber that year. Yarbrough listened to a summary of Peters …"

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"… rds simultaneously.”  Sadredin speaks often about a family of chemicals called nitrogen oxides, or NOx, which contribute to the valley’s vexing …"

"… mended — fortified — by Congress in 1990 to address airborne chemicals and acid rain. President George H.W. Bush signed the legislation —& …"

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"… iny particles that batter the body’s defenses, carcinogens like benzene, chemicals called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons — but the people living, working …"

"… m vehicles on the road, according to the EPA. Then there are the unhealthy chemicals and tiny particles that affect more than just our lungs. “Once it gets …"

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"… traffic pollution to cancer; diesel exhaust from older trucks and certain chemicals emitted by gasoline-powered vehicles are known carcinogens. So the health …"

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"… ity. He called HF “one of the most hazardous and potentially deadly chemicals used in the oil-refining process.” Along with environmentalists and uni …"

"… would require high-hazard industries to consider using safer processes and chemicals. A 41-page study by a consultant last year estimated it would cost roughly …"

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"… rule is the third the EPA has proposed since December that would restrict chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act, reformed last year by Congress to …"

"… d at home. “For the first time in a generation, we are able to restrict chemicals already in commerce that pose risks to public health and the environment, …"

"… risk management pointed out that methylene chloride — unlike alternative chemicals for stripping — is nonflammable. But the solvent is often paired with o …"

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"… The top 100 for toxic air emissions vented more than 270 million pounds of chemicals in 2014. The vast majority of these chemicals have known health risks, acc …"

"… e than 270 million pounds of chemicals in 2014. The vast majority of these chemicals have known health risks, according to the EPA; they can target the lungs, …"

"… sions over 40 percent since 1990, released more than 2.6 million pounds of chemicals to the air in 2014, including hydrogen cyanide — which can cause headach …"

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"… ards exist for ensuring that pathogens have been inactivated – either by chemicals, radiation, heat or filtration -- prior to their shipment via public chann …"

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"… ity was dismissed. As for Wilkinson, tests revealed a frightening stew of chemicals in his urine. Thousands of exposed workers Maryland lawyer Roy Mason says …"

"… octor would later attribute to “his exposures to acute concentrations of chemicals in the ash spill,” records show. Over the ensuing months and years, oth …"

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"… an become concentrated through activities like fracking, in which sand and chemicals are pumped thousands of feet underground to release oil and gas from tight …"

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"… transmittal letter to President Obama in April 2010. “With nearly 80,000 chemicals on the market in the United States, many of which are used by millions of …"

"… ental Protection Agency had required testing of less than 1 percent of the chemicals in commerce and had banned or restricted only five. The law takes an innoc …"

"… adopted standards stricter than federal ones, from putting restrictions on chemicals while they were under EPA review (though state rules already in place befo …"

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"… sciplines — including nutrition science and research on health risk from chemicals,” the letter said. The letter also cited a New York Times story about C …"

"… at Gradient and found that 98 percent of the time the articles found that chemicals did not pose risks that would require stricter regulations. In order to ob …"

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"… e not low enough to protect worker health. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of chemicals made or used in the country have no exposure limits at all. OSHA proposal …"

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"… a substance on animals can be helpful in some cases, given that certain “chemicals used in the production of nuclear weapons are so unique and exotic that no …"

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"… documents. Like tobacco litigation,  his work on the health risks in chemicals and the impact on communities, workers and consumers takes time and p …"

"… well-placed doubt. “Meet the ‘rented white coats’ who defend toxic chemicals” was the first piece in the series to show just how extraordinary the pa …"

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"… n editorial criticizing the European Union’s plans to regulate chemicals known as endocrine disruptors. Of the 18 editors, only one  …"

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"… make because they are derived from sources such as live cells rather than chemicals in a lab. Less costly drugs that function in much the same way — called …"

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"… s at the sprawling Union Carbide plant south of Houston, Malone feared the chemicals he breathed might one day make him sick, his sons recall. So he reported h …"

"… blished this year. The dominance of industry-funded research for specific chemicals has become more common as funding for biological research from the Nationa …"

"… year whether to set stricter emission limits for vinyl chloride and other chemicals discharged by PVC plants. There have also been notable cases of vinyl chl …"

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"… ence. With scarce resources, there’s little money for academics to study chemicals that most already deem to be toxic. Yet regulatory officials and attorneys …"

"… lly during the Obama administration. While there are more than 80,000 chemicals available for commercial use, the EPA over the past 30 years has assessed …"

"… iences, prompting the agency to start dozens of reviews of toxic chemicals all over again. Many, like its reviews of formaldehyde, arsenic and hexava …"

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"… rotection, as well as four plants where spent nuclear fuel is dissolved in chemicals to separate out plutonium to make new fuel or be used in nuclear bombs. T …"

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"… mate News and The Weather Channel, reported in “Big Oil, Bad Air” that chemicals released into the air during hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, were makin …"

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"… tion] less than 50 percent,” he said. For claims alleging injuries from chemicals, linking exposure and disease can be particularly daunting. The burden of …"

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