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Residents of San Francisco’s Treasure Island believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years. The site is getting 8,000 new homes.

Current and former residents of San Francisco’s Treasure Island have attributed some health issues they and others experienced – including chronic coughs and cancer – to radiation exposure. The island is a former Naval site that once hosted nuclear-training exercises. But there no scientific evidence to prove a link between […]
Residents of San Francisco’s Treasure Island believe nuclear contamination has made them sick for years. The site is getting 8,000 new homes.
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An environmental group found arsenic and chromium in tap water in all 50 US states. Here’s how to check what’s in your taps.

A newly updated database from the nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG) documents nearly 280 contaminants lurking in US drinking water. Two of the most prevalent and concerning chemicals, arsenic and hexavalent chromium, were found in drinking water in all 50 states. Both chemicals are known carcinogens commonly found in California […]
An environmental group found arsenic and chromium in tap water in all 50 US states. Here’s how to check what’s in your taps.