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Don’t let fall salmon run send you running to emergency room

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Editor’s note: This column by Michelle Jarvie was originally published by the Michigan State University Service and is reprinted here with permission. When I think of fall and the leaves start to turn, I think salmon fishing. September often marks the beginning of the fall pacific salmon migration in the Great Lakes. Depending on where… Continue Reading

EPA Study: Fish Still Contaminated With Phased-Out Scotchgard Chemical

(This article by Brian Bienkowski of Environmental Health News was originally posted Sept. 26, 2014, and is used here with permission.) A persistent chemical formerly used in Scotchgard still contaminates most fish in U.S. rivers and the Great Lakes despite a phase-out a dozen years ago, a new federal study shows. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency researchers… Continue Reading