West Virginia official says residents are breathing cancer causing agent after chemical spill

  January 29, 2014 A West Virginia state official told legislators on Wednesday that he “can guarantee” some residents are breathing in a cancer-causing substance due to the chemical spill that occurred earlier in January. In a recent meeting with a state legislative committee on water resources, Scott Simonton of the West Virginia Environmental Quality […]

Teachers Dissatisfied With PCB Testing

Jan 15, 2014 MALIBU―Malibu High School teachers who have been displaced from their classrooms due to the toxic contamination are refusing to return to them. The cited reason for this is teachers’ frustration with the district’s lack of efficiency and honesty regarding their efforts to clear the campus of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB). According to a […]

Is Moorpark at the center of a cancer cluster?

  Moorpark, CA 12-20-13  Tom Pflaumer clearly remembers the moment he learned his 14-year-old daughter Breanna had cancer. “ It was very emotional,” Pflaumer said. “It was like someone took my heart out, stomped on it and put it back into my chest. Breanna, now 22, is one of at least 11 Moorpark residents to […]

Moorpark Parents Suspect Their Children’s Brain Tumors Are Related

MOORPARK (CBSLA.com) — Tom Pflaumer’s daughter, Breanna, was getting checked by a doctor when she was given a diagnosis no parent wants to hear. “He comes out and he says, ‘There’s a mass, a very large mass in your daughter’s brain,’” Pflaumer said of the day he found out his daughter was suffering from a brain […]

Vote for Trevor’s Trek to receive a grant from FedEx up to $25,000!

Recently we applied for a grant from FedEx for up to $25,000.  We have been accepted and move on to round two!  It is now up to you, our valued supporters to visit the following link and vote for Trevor’s Trek!  With your help we will be able to continue to make a positive difference […]

Rockefeller, Manchin back chemical safety bills

January 17, 2014 By: Paul J. Nyden CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Friday they had agreed with Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., on a bill to protect people from chemical spills in their drinking water. The legislation came a week after a Freedom Industries storage facility near Charleston leaked 4-methylcyclohexane methanol […]

Senate Bill 50, the “Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities From Disease Clusters Act” (Trevor’s Law) supporter Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac!

  Christine McVie is back with Fleetwood Mac — officially. The band’s publicist, Liz Rosenberg, has confirmed to Billboard that McVie has rejoined the band after departing the group in 1998. Rosenberg says that McVie “has indeed re-joined Fleetwood Mac and we are hoping to make an announcement about a possible tour for the full […]

New study shows fetal BPA exposure increases risk of prostate cancer

(NaturalNews) A study conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago (released January 7th in the journal Endocrinology) has found that fetal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) greatly increases the risk of developing prostate cancer in humans. Gail Prins, a professor of physiology and lead author of the paper, conducted the study by inserting human prostate […]

Tug McGraw Foundation and Trevor’s Trek Foundation partnered with Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

On November 3rd Team McGraw and Trevor’s Trek took a leap, rappelling 365 ft. for brain cancer research!  To view Team McGraw going ‘Over the Edge’ CLICK HERE.  For the ‘Over the Edge’ highlight video CLICK HERE. A special thank you to the Tug McGraw Foundation, the Team McGraw edgers and our apparel sponsor Tommie Copper!

In parts of West Virginia, chemical leak means water is only for flushing

(CNN) — The water that some 300,000 people in West Virginia usually depend on to slake their thirst, wash their bodies and brush their teeth is now good for only one thing — flushing their toilets, authorities told them Friday.  CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY