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System Would Capture Arsenic From Md. Landfill

Washington County officials say they’ve devised a $1 million plan to capture arsenic-tainted water leaking from an old landfill into Conococheague Creek near the unincorporated community of Huyett.


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Md. Ban On Arsenic In Chicken Feed Takes Effect

Maryland has become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.


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High Levels Of Arsenic Found In Rice Products

A Consumer Reports study found alarming levels of cancer-causing inorganic arsenic in rice products.


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Maryland To Ban Arsenic In Chicken Feed

Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to sign a bill this week that would make Maryland the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.


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Legislature Passes Ban On Arsenic In Chicken Feed

Maryland is on its way to becoming the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.


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State Senate OK’s Ban On Arsenic In Chicken Feed

The state Senate is set to cast a final vote on a bill to ban a chicken feed additive containing arsenic.


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Delegate Wants To Ban Arsenic In Chicken Feed

A Maryland lawmaker said Wednesday that poultry feed containing a known carcinogen should be banned from Maryland farms even though its maker has already stopped selling it voluntarily.


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Elevated Arsenic Levels Found In Washington Co.

The Maryland Department of the Environment says water seeping from the ground in the area of Washington County’s Old City/County Landfill was found to have an arsenic level nearly twice as high as the federal standard for drinking water.


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FDA: Some Chicken May Have Small Amounts Of Arsenic

The Food and Drug Administration says some chicken meat may contain small amounts of arsenic, though the agency is stressing that the amount is too tiny to be dangerous to people who eat it.


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Bill Would Ban Arsenic In Maryland Chicken Feed

Legislation in Maryland is seeking to ban arsenic compounds from poultry feed.



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