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  • Company leaves victims in its dust

    In Libby, Mont., residents who are sick or dying of exposure to asbestos from W.R. Grace's vermiculite mine are outraged by the company's decision to file for bankruptcy in the face of their lawsuits.

  • Colorado community battles a toxic shipment

    Residents of the Canon City, Colo., suburb of Lincoln Park are fighting the proposed delivery of radioactive soil from a New Jersey Superfund site to the Cotter Corp. uranium mill

  • As landfills tighten up, midnight dumpers spread out

    Illegal hazardous waste dumps are increasingly discovered in national forests.

  • Texan fights out-of-state wastes

    Save Sierra Blanca fights waste disposal from other states in Texas.

  • EPA hands off Superfund tailings to Idaho

    EPA agrees to let Idaho environmental authorities clean up tailings in Triumph.

  • Is this wilderness perverted?

    Utah Rep. Jim Hansen proposes half a million acres of wilderness in western Utah, but in the same amendment would dump hazardous waste in the nearby Skull Valley Goshute Reservation.

  • Boss must pay for poisoning employee

    In a precedent-setting case, Allan Elias is convicted of "knowing endangerment" for exposing employee Scott Dominguez to cyanide in an accident that damaged his nervous system.

  • Mining tops toxic list

    Hardrock mining tops the list of industrial polluters in the EPA's annual Toxics Release Inventory.

  • Disastrous deluge

    A flood sweeps mine tailings into Arizona's Gila River.

  • Testing for toxics

    Idaho Department of Health and Welfare report on arsenic and lead levels in blood samples of Triumph residents suggests no need for concern.

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