Posts Categorized: Health

Cancer Connection

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October 10, 2007, may very well become known as “Minnesota Atrazine Day” in future years. Discussion of the widely-used herbicide started at 10 a.m. that day with Tyrone Hayes’ appearance on MPR’s Midmorning program, and it didn’t wind down until 10 p.m. at a special forum/fundraiser featuring Hayes and MPCA whistleblower Paul Wotzka. In between… Read more »

Commissioner of Health leaving

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Minnesota Public Radio is reporting that the Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Diane Mandernach, is leaving come October.  Many have called for her resignation (such as State Senator Marty) over her stifling information about the health of miners on the range and their escalating cases of mesothelioma.  It seems they’ve received it.  Recommend on Facebook Share… Read more »

New resource on PFCs

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Clean Water Fund has a new webpage up with information on contamination from the 3M chemicals collectively grouped as PFCs that are polluting Minnesota’s lakes and rivers.  Check out their press release as well. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it

Benefit Dinner for Paul Wotzka

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To assist with the legal expenses of Paul Wotzka’s whistleblower lawsuit, there will be a benefit dinner at the Eagle Bluff Nature Center in Lanesboro on August 11 at 5:30 p.m.  Here’s the blurb as sent to me:  Paul Wotzka was an employee of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) when he was asked by Representative Ken… Read more »