Wednesday, January 25, 2006

More Poison in Our Water

According to research by scientists at the Indiana University School of Public Health, Dechlorane Plus is in the sediment of lakes Erie and Michigan, present in air samples throughout the region and in the tissues of walleye, a popular game fish, in Lake Erie. Mirex/Dechlorane was manufactured at the facility formerly known as the Hooker Chemical Co., responsible for the Love Canal chemical disaster in Niagara Falls in the late 1970s that spawned the federal Superfund toxic cleanup program.

Read the rest of this article in the Detroit Free Press.

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