Environmental Health

"Zika Fear Prompts Travel Warning For Miami, CDC’s First In U.S."

"Federal health authorities on Monday urged pregnant women not to visit a South Florida neighborhood where new cases of the Zika virus have emerged, the first time officials have warned against travel to part of the continental United States due to the outbreak of an infectious disease."

Source: Wash Post, 08/02/2016

Toxicologist: Claim NC Well Water Was Safe Was 'Scientifically Untrue'

"Emails obtained through public-records requests by a conservation group show that State Toxicologist Ken Rudo forcefully resisted the McCrory administration last year as it moved to alter the do-not-drink letters sent to hundreds of well owners near coal-ash pits owned by Duke Energy."

Source: Winston-Salem Journal, 08/01/2016

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