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Chemicals might be dimming our minds!

Soil & Water Conservation Society of Metro Halifax (SWCSMH)

Modified: February 13, 2016                      Select Pollutants


HEALTH THREATS: Source: A Federal Expert Advisory Panel: Problems may include serious cardio-respiratory damage, toxic reactions, and liver and kidney damage; Chronicle Herald, November 11, 1997:


Chemicals might be dimming our minds: Source: an international panel of scientists; Chronicle-Herald, May 31, 1996:

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Pollution and breast cancers: Sources: Boston biologist, Sandra Steingraber, the World Resources Institute in Washington, and the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France; Chronicle-Herald, July 17, 1997


Chemicals can affect I.Q. and behavior: Source: Dr. Theo Colburn, a U.S. scientist and co-author of "Our Stolen Future"; Chronicle-Herald, October 28, 1996


Absorption of chemicals by humans: Sources: Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Chronicle-Herald, September 02, 2000


Source: Canada's own Federal Health Department; Chronicle Herald


Levels of mercury too high: Source: Prof. Dr. David Schindler of Alberta and a recipient of many of the world's leading scientific awards inclusive of the coveted top international award in limnology, the Naumann-Thienemann Medal in 1989: Chronicle-Herald, October 06, 1998


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