Cancer rates in US from 1950-2000 via Lindsay Dahl at Safer Chemicals via Disease Cluster Conference.
State of the Evidence 2010: The Connection Between Breast Cancer and the Environment.
Click through to use the Minnesota Department of Health's interactive mapping tool. This map is of "Cancer: Mesothelioma | 2005 to 2009 | Male Age-adjusted Incidence Rates per 100,000."
WILMINGTON, DE -- "DuPont Co. plans to investigate a possible cancer cluster at the company's Washington Works plant in West Virginia, based on company data that show an abnormally high rate for a rare type of cancer among plant workers. In all, the company found 19 cases of carcinoid tumors among workers at 12 current or former DuPont plants, with six cases found among workers at Washington Works,
Could violent crime levels be decreased by simply reducing lead pollution? This interesting, linked, Mother Jones article suggests: "We can either attack crime at its root by getting rid of the remaining lead in our environment, or we can continue our current policy of waiting 20 years and then locking up all the lead-poisoned kids who have turned into criminals."
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PBS: "Decision Delayed on Dangerous Chemical in Drinking Water.' The American Chemistry Council (AKA "The Cancer Lobby") once again succeeded in preventing Americans from being protected from a toxic chemical.