#pcbs

  1. Campus building with PCBs linked to over 150 cancer cases at NC State, more tests coming

    More than 150 NC State alumni who attended classes at Poe Hall have reported that the campus building may have been linked to their cancer diagnoses. By Jonathan Limehouse, USA TODAY North Carolina State University alumni who attended classes at Poe Hall may have been exposed to a
  2. US jury orders Monsanto to pay $857m over chemicals in school

    By © AFP 2022 A US jury on Monday ordered chemical company Monsanto to pay $857 million to seven people at a school in the western state of Washington who said they were sickened by chemicals leaking from light fittings. The ruling is the latest legal setback for Monsanto, which is
  3. Monsanto hit with $857M verdict over PCBs in Washington state school

    By: Clark Mindock (Reuters) - A jury in Washington state on Monday ordered Bayer's Monsanto to pay $857 million to former students and parent volunteers of a school northeast of Seattle who claimed chemicals made by the company called polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, leaked fro
  4. Baby dolphins found to receive high doses of persistent organic pollutants from their mothers' milk

    By Bob Yirka A team of marine biologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, working with a pair of colleagues from the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific, has found that dolphin calves born to mothers in the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program consume milk
  5. 9/11 survivors' exposure to toxic dust and the chronic health conditions that followed offer lessons that are still too often unheeded

    By Roberto Lucchini, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, Florida International University The 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York resulted in the loss of 2,753 people in the Twin Towers and surrounding area . After the attack, more t
  6. Air Force cleaning up likely carcinogens found at 3 missile bases

    By Rachel Cohen The Air Force has detected the presence of a likely carcinogen at its three intercontinental ballistic missile bases, including unsafe levels of the chemicals at sites in North Dakota and Montana. An effort to decontaminate those facilities is now underway. The servi
  7. No harmful levels of carcinogenic PCBs were found inside the missile launch facilities at F.E. Warren Air Force base in Wyoming, the service said Tuesday, as it looks for possible causes for cancers being reported among its nuclear missile community.