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The Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the boardrooms of Nasdaq-listed companies, or for those companies to explain why they can not.
Charlene Anderson knows exactly what she wants – to own an mixed martial arts and weightlifting gym for women.
“We can’t wait for the regulators or reputable media outlets to educate consumers,” said Kent Haehl, President of Atlas Group.
Paris authorities shut down streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral to decontaminate them Tuesday, after high levels of lead were registered in the area following the April blaze that damaged the landmark.
Workers in full protective gear began Thursday to decontaminate some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following the blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, as part of efforts to protect children from risks of lead poisoning.
Prosecutors drop all criminal charges against 8 people in Flint water crisis and pledge to start new investigation
More than 15,000 people bought school supplies and jewelry geared for young children that contained dangerous levels of lead and cadmium on Amazon in 2017 and 2018, according to an investigation by the Washington state Attorney General’s Office and the state Department of Ecology.
Fruit juice has been falling out of favor for its high sugar content and low nutritional value. Now parents have another reason to pull the plug: heavy metals.
Less than a week before classes are scheduled to resume, Detroit’s city school district announced Wednesday that drinking water will be shut off for all its schools due to concerns over above-normal levels of lead and copper.
The city of Spokane recently completed a program to remove all lead lines in its water system.
Bonneville High School shut off its drinking fountains after a test a week ago found a high level of lead in the water in a home economics room.
A soil sample taken from Cydney Gillis’ yard last year confirmed what she had long feared. High levels of arsenic pollute her property in Everett’s Delta neighborhood.
Northport residents want air quality monitors installed after state modeling suggested a Canadian smelter could be blanketing their town with heavy metals.
Spokane firefighters may soon breath easy again after a recent round of testing determined there are no contaminants in the department’s air tanks.
Further rounds of testing have discovered lead in two now-decommissioned compressors used to supply Spokane firefighters with breathable air.
The Spokane City Council on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of two new compressors to fill the air tanks of firefighters, after an odd smell prompted the department to take all of its air supplies offline last month. Lead was subsequently found inside the tanks, but the source of the contamination remains unclear.
Only four schools and care facilities in Flint had elevated levels of lead in their water during recent tests, though one school district refused to allow the testing as the Michigan city recovers from a lead-tainted water crisis.
Maine’s new lead exposure standards have led to a 10-fold jump in children identified as having been poisoned by lead.
The fertility rate in Flint, Michigan, dropped precipitously after the city decided to switch to lead-poisoned Flint River water in 2014, according to a new working paper.
Bald eagles have made a remarkable recovery across the United States since the pesticide DDT was banned 45 years ago, but the majestic birds are still dying from another environmental poison: lead from bullets and shotgun pellets in wildlife carcasses left behind by hunters.