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Car driver in fatal bike crash won't be prosecuted

...same as other medications that can impair a driver.The toxicologist considered the lack of field sobriety testing, Justice's...observed impaired driving by Justice, Shorey said."The toxicologist would not opine that it was the impairing effects of the...
Tests show Puget Sound geoduck clams safe to eat

...West Coast are safe to eat.Barclay said the agency has not received a response yet.David McBride, a Washington state toxicologist, said the tests also ensure that "we have safe geoducks here in Washington state for our own population."About 36 geoduck...
My Turn: State approved herbicides are safe to use

I am a toxicologist by academic training. I am not working for any stakeholders. I am merely standing up for science and the truth. Recently, there...
My turn: Time to put fluoridation behind us

...ever been conducted on fluoride. It has been grandfathered into acceptance, without proof of effectiveness or safety. Toxicologists agree that fluoride would not pass studies conducted to today's standards, especially in light of its proven carcinogenicity...
My Turn: Promote sustainability by making state fluoride-free

...and manufacturing products spiked with high levels of lead. Chiefly known for its negative effect on childhood IQ, many toxicologists say there is no safe level for lead. This may account for the some of the statements Europeans are making about American...
My turn: Fluoridation: Why Europe matters

...carcinogenic. The EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C., probably has the largest single collection of professionals - toxicologists, biologists, chemists and engineers - anywhere in the world that deal with water quality. The union that represents these...
Strip-mining plan draws criticism

...restore the environment back to the original conditions," said Debbie Oudiz, a Homer resident and retired environmental toxicologist who worked for the California Environmental Protection Agency for over 25 years. Last January, the Chuitna Citizens Coalition...
Feds to test arctic village of Ambler for presence of asbestos

...We know that when (asbestos-tainted rock) is used as roads, it can be a problem," said John Wheeler, an ATSDR toxicologist who plans to visit the village Aug. 15. So far, there are no known cases of asbestos-related disease in the region...
Alaska Digest

...important recommendation is, we want people to eat fish because fish is really good for you," said Lori Verbrugge, a toxicologist with the state Department of Health and Social Services. All salmon varieties tested low for mercury. "Don't shy away...
New wrinkle in pot debate: defining stoned driving

...could be at risk for a positive test at any time, whether they had recently used the drug or not.A Colorado state forensic toxicologist testified recently that "5 nanograms is more than fair" to determine intoxication. But, for now the blood test proposals...
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