Archive: 05/09/2009

Costly Superfund dredging set for Hudson River

(AP) -- People look funny at David Mathis when he takes a dip off his dock in the Hudson River. Health officials have long warned people not to eat fish caught from this slow-flowing stretch south of the Adirondacks and ...

dateMay 09, 2009 in Environment
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UN: Treaty expanded by 9 more dangerous chemicals

(AP) -- A U.N.-sponsored treaty to combat highly dangerous chemicals has been expanded beyond the original "dirty dozen" to include nine more substances that are used in pesticides, flame retardants and other products, U.N. ...

dateMay 09, 2009 in Environment
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Science agency to review FBI's anthrax inquiry

(AP) -- The National Academy of Sciences said Friday it will review the lab work behind the FBI's conclusion that Army scientist Bruce Ivins was responsible for the anthrax mailings that killed five people in 2001.

dateMay 09, 2009 in Other
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Sources: Senators weigh 3 government health plans

(AP) -- Senators are considering three different designs for a new government health insurance plan that middle-income Americans could buy into for the first time, congressional officials said Friday. Officials ...

dateMay 09, 2009 in Health
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