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Canada Kicks Up A Fracking Fuss As Govt Body Slams Poor Research

Staff Writer | RT News | May 1, 2014

A new report by Environment Canada, a governmental body, admits there is too little scientific information on the effects of hydraulic fracturing on the environment and human health.  The report by 14 international experts was compiled at the request of Environment Canada to consider the pollution impacts of the exploration and extraction of Canada’s shale gas resources.

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Costume Jewelry Found to Have High Levels of Toxins and Carcinogens, Tests Show

Michelle Castillo | CBS News | March 14, 2012

The Ecology Center, a Michigan-based non-profit organization that advocates for a safe and healthy environment, discovered through recently conducted tests that despite strict regulations, many pieces of costume jewelry contain high levels of unsafe chemicals including lead, chromium and nickel.
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Genetically Modified Crops Resistant to 2,4-D Spur Debate, Calls for Labeling

Ryan Jaslow | CBS News | April 27, 2012

A debate over genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is raging across the country from farms to the federal government. A company called Dow Chemical is on the verge of getting approval for a new genetically engineered corn that's supposed to be immune to the chemical weedkiller "2,4-D" - a primary component of Agent Orange, the New York Times reported. Read More »