EPA Agrees to Investigate Cancer Cluster in West Salem

WEST SALEM, Ore. – The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to investigate after five cases of a rare bone cancer were diagnosed in a two-square mile area here. Parents and neighbors concerned about the cancer cluster got their first chance to hear from the EPA Tuesday. But the EPA has not agreed to any testing […]

EPA Assessing Possible Salem Cancer Cluster

The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — The Environmental Protection Agency held a meeting Tuesday in Salem to update the public on a preliminary assessment of four sites in west Salem connected to five cases of rare bone cancer. The four are West Salem High School, Walker Middle School, a park and a ball field. KATU […]

Youngstown Company Accused of Dumping Fracking Waste Faces Federal Charges

   By: James F. McCary, The Plain Dealer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Federal charges are expected to be filed today against an oil and natural gas drilling company accused of dumping more than 20,000 gallons of fracking waste into a tributary of the Mahoning River on Jan. 31, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney […]

“Psychology Today” Online: Brain Cancer and Environmental Toxins

Trevor Schaefer seeks awareness and action to fight childhood “cancer clusters.” Published on December 22, 2012 by Faith Brynie, Ph.D. in Brain Sense In November of 2002, just after his thirteenth birthday, Trevor Schaefer was diagnosed with braincancer. Life was complicated at the time. His parents were going through a nasty divorce, and his crippling […]

Enviroblog: History of Trevor’s Law

By: Jason Rano, EWG Director of Government Affairs. February 5, 2013 Two years ago, Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) introduced the Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities From Disease Clusters Act, more commonly known as Trevor’s Law.  Although the full committee endorsed the […]

Is An Illness Cluster In A Minn. Suburb Killing People Before They’re 50?

Erin Brockovich will be working on a case concerning residents from a Minneapolis suburb becoming ill at a startling rate. (Photo by Radio Bilingue via Flikr) This is Part One of a MintPress series about a cluster of rare illnesses in a Minneapolis, Minn. suburb. Click here to read Part Two, and here for Part […]

The Boy on the Lake – Book Launch Palm Springs

LuLu California Bistro – From 4 to 5:30pm Join Trevor Schaefer, Charlie Smith and Susan Rosser at one of the hottest restaurants in Palm Springs to help them celebrate the launch of The Boy on the Lake, the inspiring story about the remarkable lives of Trevor Schaefer, brain cancer survivor, and his mother Charlie Smith. […]

Albertsons Boise Open Tickets

Purchase your tickets for the 2012 Albertsons’ Boise Open (September 10-16) presented by KraftHERE . 100% of the proceeds go to Trevor’s Trek Foundation! Thank you to the Sara Lee TICKETS Fore CHARITY program! Event Date: Thursday, June 14, 2012

Applebee’s “Short Stack for a Tall Cause”

Applebee’s restaurant on the corner of State Street and Glenwood Rd. hosts an all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast benefiting Trevor’s Trek Foundation. This breakfast, entitled “Short Stack for a Tall Cause” is a great event for the entire family. April 24, 2010- Trevor’s Trek Foundation had its first “Short Stack for a […]

The Boy on the Lake – Book Launch Party #1

The Boy on the Lake – Book Launch Party #1

On December 3, 2012, Trevor Schaefer, Charlie Smith and the author of The Boy on the Lake, Susan Rosser, were honored with a book launch and book signing party held in Century City, California. The first of two book launch and signing parties to be held in Southern California to promote the launch of The […]