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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.
KMGH-TV used undercover cameras to test the effectiveness of a new federally mandated auto air pollution testing ststem for Colorado's front range, including metro Denver. The investigation found inspectors so poorly trained that vehicles missing major polution components still passed. (April 27 & 28, 1996)