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Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...crude oil as embryos grew slower and swam slower, making them vulnerable to predators, said John Incardona, a research toxicologist at NOAA Fisheries' Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, in a prepared statement."These juvenile fish on the...
Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

...limit for drivers in Colorado and Washington, states that permit the recreational use of marijuana.Robert Johnson, chief toxicologist at the Tarrant County medical examiner's office in Fort Worth, Texas, told the AP that a level that high suggests Bland...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Some North Pole wells exceed toxin standards

...We think that the levels that people have been exposed to are far lower than what would cause health effects," state toxicologist Lori Verbrugge said. "We don't think people will get sick, but we can't be sure they're completely safe, so we're...


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