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Gina McCarthy reflects on progress 50 years after Cuyahoga River fire

Fifty years ago, Ohio’s Cuyahoga River was so polluted that it caught fire, becoming a powerful symbol for a U.S. public increasingly concerned about the environmental damage around them. This year, the state of Ohio deemed the river clean enough that its fish are safe to eat. That remarkable turnaround is part of a broader… Read More »

Weeks after California loss, J&J scores talc victory close to home

Johnson & Johnson has suffered some costly setbacks in its talc defense, but on Wednesday, the company scored a victory close to home.  A jury in Middlesex County, New Jersey, cleared the drugmaker in a lawsuit brought by plaintiff Ricardo Rimondi alleging J&J’s talc contains asbestos and caused his mesothelioma, Reuters reports. The 58-year-old resident of Brentwood,… Read More »