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Children’s Makeup Recalled for Containing Tremolite Asbestos

“Just Shine” makeup from retailer Justice was recalled after an investigation by local news. ABC 11 News in North Carolina initially sent Just Shine makeup to an independent lab to be tested for ingredients. The results of the test were positive for tremolite asbestos contamination, a dangerous form of asbestos linked to many cases of… Read More

Napa Valley Vineyards

Sonoma Wildfire Upcoming Events

Sonoma County upcoming events regarding wildfire recovery: For more information on Sonoma County wildfire events, workshops and news, head to the website sonomacountyrecovers.org. For all wildfire news and events head to our wildfire news page. Here are the upcoming Sonoma events: Rebuilding Community Meeting Thursday, February 15, 6pm-8pm Sonoma County residents who are rebuilding their homes… Read More

San Francisco Shipyard Mission Bay

San Francisco Shipyard Asbestos and Radiation Cleanup to be Repeated?

February 13, 2018: Following reports by CurbedSF, The San Francisco naval shipyard is once again in the news regarding the asbestos, radiation, and other hazardous substances present on the property.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found the site to pose a hazard to the health of the public and was designated a Superfund site necessitating… Read More

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Napa County Joins Growing List of Counties Suing PG&E

Napa County Board of Supervisors voted in a closed session on December 19, 2017 to file suit and start litigation against an unnamed party.  The County has now identified Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) as the defendant to be named in its suit. Napa County joins Sonoma, Lake, and Mendocino counties in announcing a lawsuit against PG&E for its… Read More

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E-Cig Vape Bursts in Woman’s Lap, Leaps From Truck on Fire [Video]

Phoenix, AZ: A woman was driving down the street when her e-cip vape exploded in her lap. The exploding battery caught her clothes on fire, continued to explode and spark as the battery continued to burn, and she leaped from her moving truck to escape. “Suddenly, what felt like fireworks and looked like fireworks started to… Read More