May 2015 Blog Posts (1)

CLEAN WATER

Toms River had a problem. Children in this coastal New Jersey town were coming down with rare types of cancer. And because of the unusual number of cancer cases, the town was designated a "cancer cluster." For more than 40 years, the town's drinking water was polluted by chemicals like styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) trimmer and by-products from dye manufacturing--chemicals thought to cause cancer. Their source? Dumping by Ciba Geigy and Union Carbide. But the town's people -- like Linda…

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