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Mining camp alive in memories of Navajo uranium victims

Oct. 26, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

SLICK ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Across the gravel road from the Burro No. 7 mine in southwestern Colorado, the Dolores River rolls by, framed by the tall reeds overgrowing her banks. Waste material from the former Slick Rock West uranium-vanadium operation lies nearby. Gilbert Badoni's late uncle lost two young...

UW scientists map areas of historic mining contamination

Oct. 26, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

HIGHLAND, Wis. (AP) — The first year he planted soybeans in the 22-acre field at the edge of town, Kurt Menke noticed something odd: His crop came up healthy, but sometime in June the plants in one section all died. Menke took a sample of soil from the bad area — a couple of acres in the northwest...

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Oct. 20, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals. Sen. Chuck Schumer says Sunday the FDA must take more action to regulate the baby food industry. A study by Healthy...

Woman helps Japanese World War II diary find way home

Oct. 7, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Judy Reitz was making turkey suppers in the kitchen at St. Paul's UCC in Amityville when she got a call on her cellphone a couple months ago. Not recognizing the number, she hesitated to answer. She's not sure why, but something made her take the call. "I have good news for you,"...

Pottstown 1st in nation to pilot flexible plastic recycling

Sep. 28, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Shrink wrap, shopping bags, bread bags, potato chip bags, food storage bags, drink pouches, bubble wrap and so much more. For years, none of these kinds of flexible plastic have been recyclable. As a result, it ends up in landfills or, even worse, the ocean and the stomachs of the...