PCB http://wmuk.org en WSW: The Links Between Environment and Health http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-links-between-environment-and-health <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Ecologist and author&nbsp;<a href="http://steingraber.com/">Sandra Steingraber's</a>&nbsp;most recent book is <a href="http://steingraber.com/books/raising-elijah/"><em>Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis</em>.&nbsp;</a></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:36:30 +0000 Gordon Evans 12831 at http://wmuk.org WSW: The Links Between Environment and Health Toxic PCBs behind aging Kalamazoo River dams pose new risks http://wmuk.org/post/toxic-pcbs-behind-aging-kalamazoo-river-dams-pose-new-risks <p>A long time ago, &nbsp;paper mills dumped toxic PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, into the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region5/cleanup/kalproject/">Kalamazoo River</a>. Though the Environmental Protection Agency has been working to remove them, there are still PCBs lurking behind the river’s dams...and those dams are getting too old to hold them.</p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:31:11 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 6822 at http://wmuk.org Toxic PCBs behind aging Kalamazoo River dams pose new risks