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State’s Legal Moves Cause Mixed Messages on Toxic Air

Mary Walker, EPA administrator, Region 4, Atlanta. Georgia Environmental Protection Division: “State Officials Approve Plan to Reduce Ethylene Oxide Emissions at Smyrna Plant.” Sterigenics: “Sterigenics Comments on Receipt of Georgia EPDs Approval of Voluntary Enhancement Plans.” Sterigenics, SIP Permit Application, July 30, 2019. Kevin Chambers, public information officer, Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Atlanta. Georgia Open… Read More »

Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »

Which of these two can cause chronic liver disease? Astonishingly, they BOTH could

Which of these two can cause chronic liver disease? Astonishingly, they BOTH could — and 13 million Britons have the non-alcoholic type Growing numbers are diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) 25 per cent of UK population has this condition — up from 15 per cent in 2005 Potentially, this can progress to liver… Read More »