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Feds To Overhaul Chemical Oversight Rules

Feds To Overhaul Chemical Oversight Rules

For the first time in 40 years, the federal government is changing the way it regulates toxic chemicals. The new chemical safety act will overhaul a 1970's-era …

Air Tests Clean In Three Homes Near Plume

Air Tests Clean In Three Homes Near Plume

A chemical company has been testing the air inside homes for toxins near Downtown Albuquerque years after spilling dry-cleaning chemicals into the groundwater. …

Behind The Toxic Plume Story

Behind The Toxic Plume Story

This week is Sunshine Week, when reporters and editors across the country celebrate government transparency and access to public information. KUNM has been …