Toxins in the United States
Toxins in the United States

Toxins in the United States

I write about people, places, and buildings affected by molds, toxins, and pollutants. I strive to cover damage cases caused by toxins, pollutants, and harmful substances worldwide to provide awareness to people.

More Time Outside Means More Toxin Exposure Risk to Pets

22 Aug 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Jefferson_Nunn

In summer and fall, most Americans love to spend most of their time outdoors. And most pet owners prefer to bring their pets with them. But, unfortunately, whether it’s any recreational activity or working outside, pets are exposed to potentially har...

America’s Dead Sea is the Source of Arsenic in the Air

18 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

Unfortunately, America’s dead sea is drying up and is the source of the tremendous amount of arsenic in the air. A megadrought is affecting western US states; megadrought has likewise determined water levels in Utah’s Great Salt Lake to a close to a...

Cyanobacteria Prompt Closure of Lake Champlain Beaches

16 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — All Lake Champlain beaches in Burlington were closed Monday because of the presence of potentially toxic algae bloom. Floating colonies of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are present in Lake Champlain. Burlington...

3 Companies to pay Delaware millions over damage from PFAS

14 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

DuPont, Chemours, and Corteva will spend millions of dollars on the state of Delaware. As per a settlement came between the Delaware Department of Justice and the three organizations. An agreement considers the organizations liable for quite a long t...

Increasing Toxins in Martinsville Exposed by Hoosier Action

13 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

MARTINSVILLE — The Morgan County chapter of Hoosier Action met on Saturday to discuss increasing toxins and the environmental contamination in Martinsville. Hoosier Action is a chapter-based community organization whose primary purpose is to hold loc...

Pharmacy Exec Resentenced to 14 years in U.S. Outbreak of Meningitis

12 Aug 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Jefferson_Nunn

Pharmacist and co-founder of the now-defunct New England Compounding Center Barry Cadden was resentenced on Wednesday to 14-and-a-half years in jail. The federal appeals court overturned barren’s earlier 9-year term. He is sentenced to prison for his...

The Bitcoin Plant is Turning the Glacial Lake into a Hot Tub

10 Aug 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

Headlines claimed that a power plant that mines Bitcoin is turning part of Seneca Lake into a giant hot tub. The fossil fuel power plant that a private equity firm resuscitated to mine bitcoin is grinding away once more. So this crypto asset with lit...

White Fungus- Cause of Fungal Infection in Humans and Birds

9 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

White fungus is a fungus that belongs to the Tremellaceae family. It has been used as a medicinal herb in Chinese medicine for centuries. But recent studies reveal that white fungus can cause death in humans and birds. Other common names for white fu...

Navy family forced out of home because of toxic fungi

7 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Lincoln Military Housing has had issues with toxic molds over the last decade. They have been the spotlight of TV stories, sued by military families, and chastised by lawmakers. But still, families had to face poisonous f...

Disabled Students Get Neglected by College Over Mold Problem

5 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Jefferson_Nunn

“Oh, honey, your lungs are just covered in scar tissue,” I hear from the other end of the phone. I laugh and then wince as my newly fractured rib sends shooting pain up my side. It’s simultaneously hilarious and deeply frustrating that my first broke...