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Maine Adopts Final Safer Chemicals Rule
ACHM Announcements - 2/18/2010. 
Statement of Michael Belliveau, Executive Director, Environmental Health Strategy Center. Today marks an important milestone in the drive for comprehensive safer chemical policy reform at the state, federal and international level. This morning, the Maine Board of Environmental Protection unanimously adopted proposed regulations to implement Maine's landmark 2008 comprehensive chemical policy law.
High levels of contaminant found in osprey eggs
Portland Press Herald - 2/9/2010. 
by John Richardson. Osprey eggs in Casco Bay contain stain repellent and other industrial chemicals at levels that may be harming the birds, according to a Gorham-based researcher.
Cancer and pesticides: victims fight for justice
The Ecologist - 2/4/2010. 
After long battles, three farmers in France have won legal claims that their cases of cancer and Parkinson's disease were caused by working with pesticides. Now they want to help others fight similar cases.
EPA Faces Lawsuits Over Pesticide Harms, Soot
Environmental News Service - 2/2/2010. 
The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity has put the U.S. EPA on notice that it intends to sue the agency for failing to adequately evaluate and regulate nearly 400 pesticides harmful to hundreds of endangered species across the country as well as human beings.
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