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October 29, 2019

Kent Halloran was a child when he saw a newspaper headline that would change his life forever. The caption in the Toledo Blade said, “Lake Erie is Dead.”

“That headline scared me,” Halloran said. “How do you refer to this immense, freshwater resource as dead? How does that happen?”...

October 22, 2019

Particulate respirators and nuisance dust masks often are confused. These masks may look similar, but they have very important differences! If you wear a respirator in the workplace, make sure you know the differences and that you are wearing the appropriate equipment.

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September 18, 2019

The cost of radioactive waste disposal has increased with the new fiscal year. The costs for solid waste (unmixed) are $140.76 per cubic foot for short-lived isotopes (half-lives less than or equal to 120 days) and $323.20 per cubic foot for long-lived isotopes.

If the waste contains any hazardous...