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This story addresses clause in Ohio's Bioterrorism Bill, which allows it to hide information gathered during public health investigations. The reporter discovered that hiding this information was more of a pattern than an exception. She found examples of the Department's efforts to bury information, stonewall citizens, and downplay health risks. For example...in one community, data was skewed to show no link between toxins in the soil and local leukemia cases. Not only does the Health Department hide this information, they make it nearly impossible to retrieve, by ignoring information requests...even the State Attorney General couldn't get answers to its health-related inquiry.
The Nation discloses how the EPA has done little to stop a hazardous in cinerator in Ohio; despite illegal permits, countless regulation violations, and promises by President Clinton to block it, Sept. 27, 1993.
Mother Jones looks at the hazardous-waste incinerator in East Liverpool, Ohio, the largest such facility in the world; gives the history of the incinerator and the companies that operate it, Nov./Dec. 1993. # CA Davis Stephens Inc. Waste Technologies Industries WTI Al Gore
In These Times (Chicago) looks at the Clinton and Gore Administration's lack of action on hazardous waste; the use of incinerators as a means of disposal continues, despite a campaign pledge to support a moratorium on incinerators; reports on a federal study that acknowledges a link between health problems and exposure to toxic chemicals, May 3, 1993. # IL Moberg EPA Waste Technologies Industries WTI Burke