Carcinogen

Ocean View School District expert Kerry Rubin confirms one classroom in the 11-school district tested positive for asbestos October 7, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Huntington Beach Schools Remain Closed As Expert Confirms Classroom Tested Positive For Asbestos

Eleven Huntington Beach schools will remain closed for at least another week after an expert confirmed Tuesday a classroom tested positive for asbestos.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

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SCAQMD Seeks Order To Reduce Toxic Emissions At Newport Beach Metal Finishing Facility

Southland’s air-quality management agency is seeking the order after data showed Hixson Metal Finishing is the source of elevated levels of hexavalent chromium, a known human carcinogen.

04/01/2014

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Research Suggests Meats Cooked At Certain Temperatures Can Potentially Cause Cancer

Some meats, when cooked at certain temperatures, can cause cancer, according to researchers at UC Davis.

07/02/2013

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Regulators Moving To Protect Drinking Water From Carcinogen

State environmental regulators say they have settled on an acceptable level for the carcinogen hexavalent chromium in drinking water, the first step in protecting the public.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2011

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Senators Boxer, Feinstein Call For Ban On Tap Water Carcinogen

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein want the Environmental Protection Agency to protect the public from hexavalent chromium.

12/21/2010

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Carcinogen Levels In Riverside Water Among Tops In US

Researchers say tap water in Riverside has some of the highest levels in the nation of a known deadly toxin.

12/20/2010

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