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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...
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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Area workers recoil from asbestos find

...inhaled. It can take 15 to 40 years for asbestos-related diseases to show up in people's lungs, said John Wheeler, a toxicologist with the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry in Atlanta. "What you really want to evaluate is air...
Fresh oil persists in areas of Prince William Sound 12 years after spill

...Cordova, where half of households rely on commercial fishing and processing, has changed a lot, said Riki Ott, a marine toxicologist who co-founded the Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility in 1994. Herring have not reproduced since the spill...
North Pole water contaminated by refinery chemical

...plume is at," said Mark Gregory, vice president of Flint Hills' Alaska operations. A state Division of Public Health toxicologist, Lori Verbrugge, said officials hope to determine within a few months how much sulfolane, if any, is safe to drink...


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