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Formaldehyde named a carcinogen; stricter regulation uncertain

Formaldehyde named a carcinogen; stricter regulation uncertain
June 15, 2011 --

Formaldehyde is now classified as a carcinogen. But, despite the growing scientific consensus about how formaldehyde can affect human health, it remains to be seen if the studies will lead to tighter U.S. formaldehyde regulations.

Sept. 4

September 4, 2010 --

One year later, communities await FEMA flood buyouts Uninsured dialysis care in peril? Operator of Rome nursing home ordered to pay $43M for wrongful death Wellstar repays $2.7M in excess medicare reimbursements Taxpayers association calling for water dept. audit DeKalb investigating sexual harassment allegations Fate of Chuck Chalk check still unsettled

Aug. 2

August 2, 2010 --

109 ATL educators suspected of cheating Hazardous FEMA trailers resold in Georgia Ben DeCosta defends airport’s indoor advertising contract Publicity about affair led superintendent to resign EPD: No ‘significant impact’ from Athens chemical runoff

Senior CDC official reassigned in wake of congressional inquiries

Senior CDC official reassigned in wake of congressional inquiries
January 26, 2010 --

Dr. Howard Frumkin, the embattled director of a little-known but important division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been reassigned to a position with less authority, a smaller staff and a lower budget. For the past two years he had endured scathing criticism from Congress and the media for the CDC’s poor handling of public health problems created by the formaldehyde-contaminated trailers that the government provided to Hurricane Katrina victims.

Oct. 7

October 7, 2009 --

Gwinnett judge who signed land deal vacates office Football Hall of Fame deal includes $1 million ‘break-up’ fee Deal opts out of business with the state Tort reform challenged over emergency room care Gas line project, surcharges OK’d for Atlanta Gas Light Carroll County rents FEMA office space from Carrollton mayor Corps outlines remedies for […]