Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content | Leap to Bottom

'Bombshell Revelations' Point to Ongoing Poisoning of Grassy Narrows People | Common Dreams

15.1.17

'Bombshell Revelations' Point to Ongoing Poisoning of Grassy Narrows People | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community: The reporting, published Thursday, said that soil samples collected by volunteers from the organization Earthroots as well as The Star reporters were found to contain "hundreds of times the level of mercury found in a nearby uncontaminated site," the organization said Friday.

"Mercury contamination, a serious health risk, has plagued the indigenous community in northern Ontario for decades," The Star reported. "Dangerous and persistently high levels of mercury in the sediment and fish in the river system suggest there is an ongoing source, but the province has denied the possibility that the site of the old mill—100 kilometres upstream from Grassy Narrows—could be responsible."


Read the full article … 

Dispatch: Aboriginal Press Media Group  |   Permalink  |   [15.1.17]  |   0 comments

2313446235976865858

»  {Newer-Posts} {Older-Posts}  «

0 Comments:

Post a Comment


Links to this posting:

Create a Link


 / 15.1.17 / 2017/01/#2313446235976865858




Aboriginal News Group

Contributing Editors, International Correspondents & Affiliates




This is an Ad-Free Newswire


#ReportHate
============
Southern Poverty Law Center


This site uses the Blogspot Platform



Impressum

Inteligenta Indigena Novajoservo™ (IIN) is maintained by the Aboriginal Press News Service™ (APNS) a subset of the Aboriginal News Group™ (ANG). All material provided here is for informational purposes only, including all original editorials, news items and related post images, is published under a CC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license (unless otherwise stated) and/or 'Fair Use', via section 107 of the US Copyright Law). This publication is autonomous; stateless and non-partisan. We refuse to accept paid advertising, swag, or monetary donations and assume no liability for the content and/or hyperlinked data of any other referenced website. The APNS-ANG and its affiliate orgs do not advocate, encourage or condone any type/form of illegal and/or violent behaviour.