Soil contamination a hurdle for new Jordan Downs housing plan

  The L.A. city housing authority has promised to remove contaminated soil, but some argue the chemical levels will still be too high. As if the task of transforming one of the city’s most notorious housing projects into a new “urban village” wasn’t daunting enough, Los Angeles has run into another hurdle in the redevelopment […]

CDC’s Camp Lejeune study links birth defects to marine base’s drinking water

  RALEIGH, N.C.  — A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers. CLICK HERE for the full story!

New study links Camp Lejeune’s polluted water to birth defects, childhood cancer

  Federal scientists have found an increased incidence of some birth defects and cancers such as leukemia in children of mothers exposed to polluted drinking water at the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base, according to a new federal report. The report provides the most significant evidence yet that water may have harmed the health of […]

Ex-Crestwood officials get probation after concealing use of contaminated well water

Two former Crestwood officials who helped hide the village’s use of a polluted well were sentenced to probation Thursday as federal prosecutors lamented that they could not go after the man they believe masterminded the money-saving scheme. In handing down the sentences, U.S. District Judge Joan Gottschall agreed that mental health issues prevented the government […]

Almost Three Years Since the Introduction of Senate Bill 50(Trevor’s Law)

It has been almost three years since the Disease Cluster hearing on Senate Bill 50(Trevor’s Law).  Disease clusters continue to surface throughout the United States, attacking our children and communities day in and day out.  Visit the link below on a news story from March, 2011 about the numerous disease clusters in Ohio.  With the […]