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January 5, 2009
Michigan Steel Company Cleans Up Benzene

December 29, 2008
Gas, Benzene Spill in Turtle Creek, Pa.

December 22, 2008
Italian Study Links Benzene to Leukemia

December 15, 2008
Report Ranks Most Toxic Schools Nationwide

December 12, 2008
A Look at Recent Benzene Settlements

December 9, 2008
Company under Investigation for Dumping Benzene

December 5, 2008
Widow Sues Chevron Over Husband's Benzene-Related Death

December 1 , 2008
Texas' Toxic Hotspots Expose Citizens to Benzene

November 24 , 2008
Study Examines Benzene Exposure in Alaskan Homes

November 21 , 2008
High Levels of Benzene in Tonawanda, NY

November 19 , 2008
San Francisco Company Fails to Report Benzene

November 14 , 2008
Texas Study Examines Benzene Exposure

November 10 , 2008
Benzene Lawsuit Filed against Texas Company

November 7 , 2008
Illinois Workplace Benzene Exposure Causes Leukemia

November 5 , 2008
What to Do Following Benzene Exposure

November 4 , 2008
Benzene Ruins Couple's "Dream Home"

October 30 , 2008
"Cup of Noodle" Recalled in Japan Due to Benzene Contamination

October 28 , 2008
Benzene Found at New School Site in Reading, Pa.

October 24 , 2008
Kansas Judge Calls for New Benzene Trial

October 23 , 2008
Toxic Benzene in Discarded Cigarette Butts

October 21 , 2008
Benzene Cleanup Continues at "Bus Barn"

October 16 , 2008
Benzene Found in Colorado Water

October 13 , 2008
Apple Denies that "Mac Pro" Emits Benzene

October 7 , 2008
Apple Denies that "Mac Pro" Emits Benzene

October 1 , 2008
Houston Mayor Challenges Local Refineries

September 23 , 2008
Navy Seeks Participants for Benzene Study

September 19 , 2008
Texas Wife Sues after Losing Husband to Benzene Exposure

September 11 , 2008
Benzene Exposure Risks

September 4 , 2008
Toxicology Study in TX Reveals Benzene Presence

September 2 , 2008
Portland Residents Seek Benzene Study

August 28 , 2008
LA Oil Refinery Settles Suit

August 25 , 2008
Exposure to Incense Could Increase Cancer Risk

August 21 , 2008
Motion for Summary Judgment Denied in Benzene Case

August 18 , 2008
Missouri Community Concerned About Benzene

August 14 , 2008
Iowa Question Emissions of Benzene in Clinton

August 11 , 2008
Controversy Over Trash Burning in NY

August 7 , 2008
Benzene Leak in TX Causes Injuries

August 4 , 2008
Two CT Refineries Reach $16M Settlement

July 31 , 2008
Lowering Amount of Benzene in Water

July 28 , 2008
Cleanup at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base

July 24 , 2008
OR at High Risk of Benzene Exposure

July 21 , 2008
41 Companies Accused in Benzene Lawsuit

July 17 , 2008
TX Estate Files Benzene Exposure Suit

July 14 , 2008
Exhaled Breath Could Determine Exposure

July 10 , 2008
EPA Reaches $200,000 Settlement with Sunoco

July 7 , 2008
Chemical Cleanup Plan Revised

July 3 , 2008
FDA Meets to Discuss Drug Safety

June 30 , 2008
Suit Filed for Cleanup Retribution

June 26 , 2008
FL Residents Fear Benzene Exposure

June 23 , 2008
Health Hazards Near Wells

June 19 , 2008
Source of Emissions from Citgo Unknown

June 16 , 2008
The Fight for Clean Air in Tonawanda

June 12 , 2008
County in NC Faces Water Trouble

June 5 , 2008
Helena Labs Sued for Benzene Exposure

June 2 , 2008
Benzene Suit Filed by Widow

May 29, 2008
Houston Mayor Works to Eliminate Benzene

May 23, 2008
Acres in McAllen Contaminated with Benzene

May 19, 2008
DEP Tests Wells for Benzene

May 15, 2008
Homeowners Exposed to Benzene Take Action

May 12, 2008
CA Homes Contaminated with Benzene

May 8, 2008
ExxonMobil Provides Payouts

May 5, 2008
Family Files Wrongful Death Suit

May 1, 2008
$26K Settlement in Benzene Case

April 28, 2008
Goodyear Plant Questioned

April 24, 2008
Family Files Benzene Suit

April 16, 2008
Benzene Contaminates Tennessee Neighborhood

April 14, 2008
Benzene Found in Florida Well

April 10, 2008
Widow of Laborer Files Suit Against 28 Corporations

April 7, 2008
Estate Claims Benzene Caused Leukemia

April 3, 2008
Rising Benzene Levels in Houston

March 31, 2008
Lawsuits Against BP Settled Out of Court

March 27, 2008
$800M Lawsuit Claims DuPont Operated Illegal Plant

March 24, 2008
Utah Town Sues Gas Station

March 20, 2008
Family of Metal Worker Sues for Benzene Exposure

March 17, 2008
Residents in Georgia Concerned About Pipelines

March 13, 2008
Fuel Leak Suit in Goshen Underway

March 10, 2008
Suit Filed Against Questar

March 6, 2008
New Material to Help Eliminate Pollutants

March 3, 2008
Attempts to Clean Oil Spill in New York

February 28, 2008
Four Refineries Named in Benzene Suit

February 25, 2008
Recovering the Water in Mission Valley

February 21, 2008
Residents in North Carolina Concerned About Water

February 14, 2008
Laborer Files Suit for Benzene Exposure

February 7, 2008
Harbor Gateway Site Cleanup

February 4, 2008
Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Past Decision

January 31, 2008
Residents of Champaign Fear Exposure to Benzene

January 28, 2008
EWA Files Suit Claiming Toxic Pollution

January 24, 2008
Benzene Still Found in Some Beverages

January 17, 2008
Gas Spill in Gunnison Causes Concern

January 14, 2008
The Gas-Vapor Debate in Arizona

January 10, 2008
Benzene Suit Settled by Publix

January 7, 2008
Lawsuit Filed Against Shell Oil

January 3, 2008
Lawsuit Blames IBM with Pollution

December 27, 2007
DEQ's Cleanup Process for Brownfield Sites

December 17, 2007
Shell Agrees to $46M Settlement for Limestone Spill

December 13, 2007
Family of Texaco Employee Files Benzene Suit

December 10, 2007
Family of Texaco Employee Files Benzene Suit

December 6, 2007
Health Officials Want to Hear from Public

November 29, 2007
Neodesha Files Benzene Suit for $423M

November 26, 2007
Suit Filed Against Burley Oil Co.

November 19, 2007
The Link Between Benzene and Organic Food

November 15, 2007
Suit Blames Columbia Gas for Contamination

November 8, 2007
Benzene Overlooked in Alaska

November 5, 2007
Suits Filed Against Mercer Rubber Co.

November 1, 2007
Estate Files Benzene Suit Against Former Employers

October 29, 2007
Study Analyzes the Effects of Freeway Pollution

October 25, 2007
The Pollution Battle Continues in Port Arthur

October 18, 2007
Indiana Releases Draft on Lake Polluting

October 15, 2007
Benzene Suit Filed Against 27 Corporations

October 11, 2007
Lane County Says “No” to Topping Off

October 10, 2007
Benzene Found in Raritan River

October 4, 2007
Gas-Well-Blowout Affects Wyoming Neighborhood

October 1, 2007
Benzene Exposure Linked to Autoimmune Disease

September 27, 2007
Petition to Regulate Air Fresheners

September 24, 2007
Meeting Held for Victims of Benzene Exposure

September 20, 2007
Man Claims Benzene is the Cause of Leukemia

September 17, 2007
Benzene Cleanup Continues

September 13, 2007
Area Refiner Fined for Releasing Benzene

September 10, 2007
Benzene Suit Filed in Arizona

September 6, 2007
Man Files Suit Claiming Benzene Exposure

September 4, 2007
Graduates of High School Face Cancer

August 30, 2007
Whitefish Fuel Leak

August 27, 2007
Meeting Held for Workers Exposed to Benzene

August 23, 2007
Couple Files Suit for Benzene Exposure

August 20, 2007
Couple Files Benzene Suit

August 16, 2007
Contaminated Water Concerns Neighborhood

August 13, 2007
Supreme Court Upholds Sunburst’s $15M Award

August 6, 2007
Benzene Lawyers Request Sanctions in Lawsuit

August 2, 2007
City With Benzene Contaminated Water

July 30, 2007
Exposure to Benzene Causes Suits

July 26, 2007
Benzene Suit Filed After Man Dies From Leukemia

July 23, 2007
Water Treatment Facility Set to Begin Operation

July 19, 2007
Woman Filed Suit for Benzene Exposure

July 16, 2007
PepsiCo Benzene Lawsuit Settled

July 12, 2007
Cleanup Planed by Former Mill Owner

July 9, 2007
Debate Over School Ground Cleanup

July 5, 2007
Discharge of Benzene Causes State Lawsuit

June 28, 2007
CITGO Violates Clean Air Act

June 25, 2007
Firefighter’s Family Sues City for Benzene Exposure

June 21, 2007
Lawsuit for Pancreatic Cancer from Benzene Exposure

June 14, 2007
Risky Chemicals Prove to be Dangerous

June 11, 2007
Barge Leaking Benzene Causes Uproar

June 7, 2007
Seaman Blames Benzene for Lymphoma

June 4, 2007
Soft Drinks' Sodium Benzoate May Cause Serious Cell Damage

June 1, 2007
Benzene Lawsuit Against PepsiCo Allowed To Go Forward

May 24, 2007
Corporate Giants Sued Over Benzene-Related Death

May 21, 2007
EPA Sues County in Indiana Over Former Dumpsite

May 16, 2007
Coca-Cola Agrees To Settle Benzene Lawsuits

May 14, 2007
Benzene Level in Rite Aid Store Is Higher Than State Standards

May 3, 2007
WHO: Thousands Die From Benzene-Induced Leukemia

April 25, 2007
Couple Seeks More Than $800,000 in Benzene Lawsuit

April 19, 20007
DuPont Targeted in Benzene Lawsuit

April 17, 2007
Benzene Found Near Boat Basin in Raritan River

April 13, 2007
Leukemia Cluster under Investigation

April 11, 2007
Ground Water Beneath Maryland Citgo Contaminated with Benzene

April 5, 2007
Lawmakers Consider Bill to Help Firefighter

March 29, 2007
Houston Mayor Battles Benzene Contamination

March 22, 2007
Leukemia Increases Risk of Tumor Down the Road

March 19, 2007
ExxonMobil Halts Cleanup, Sparks Concern

March 15, 2007
Arsenic Compound is New leukemia Treatment

March 9, 2007
State Lawmakers Cracking Down on Benzene

March 6, 2007
EPA Sets New Benzene Standards

March 1, 2007
Iron Worker’s Family Files Benzene Suit

February 27, 2007
Island Residents Concerned About Ethanol Plant

February 22, 2006
Household Plants Reduce Benzene and other Toxins

February 16, 2007
New Drug Promising for Certain Leukemia Patients

February 13, 2007
EPA Imposes Gas Benzene Limits

February 8, 2007
N.J. Discovers Daycare Benzene Dangers

February 6, 2007
EPA Criticized for Favoring Northwestern Oil

February1, 2007
Third Lawsuit to be Filed Over Exxon Spill

January 31, 2007
Study: Benzene Pollution Linked with Childhood Leukemia?

Janurary 25, 2007
Couple Sues Claiming Benzene Caused Cancer

January 23, 2007
"Man's Benzene Lawsuit Stifled by Statute of Limitations"

January 19, 2007
EPA Testing Air at Ground Zero Again

January 17, 2007
Environmental Group Sues Gas Co. over Leaks

January 11, 2007
Benzene to Blame for Marine’s Death?

January 8, 2007
Old ExxonMobil Brooklyn Oil Spill Raising Concern

January 4, 2007
Benzene Blamed For Woman's Cancer

January 3, 2007
Guidelines For Avoiding Benzene Exposure

December 27, 2006
Cadbury Secretly Recalled Benzene-Containing Product

December 22, 2006
Firefighters Suspect Benzene Contamination

December 19, 2006
Florida Landfill Company Under Scrutiny

December 15, 2006
Benzene In Your Personal Care Products?

December 12, 2006
Toxic Paint To Hispanic Kids Prompts Complaint

December 7, 2006
EPA’s Final 9/11 Cleanup Draws Criticism

December 5, 2006
Bronx Parents Protest Toxic School Site

November 30, 2006
Teen With Cancer Files Benzene Lawsuit

November 28, 2006
Controversy Surrounds Beverly Hills Benzene Lawsuits

November 21, 2006
Class Action Status Sought For Benzene Lawsuit

November 16, 2006
Oil Companies Attempt To Have Benzene Lawsuit Dismissed

November 14, 2006
Firefighters Face Increased Cancer Risk

November 9,2006
Man Sues Claiming Benzene Caused his Leukemia

November 2, 2006
Air Force Base Operations Increase Neighbors’ Cancer Risk

October 31, 2006
Gas in the Northwest Poses Benzene Danger

October 26, 2006
"Abandoned Industrial Dump Site May Pose Benzene Risk"

October 24, 2006
"Coca-Cola sued, Other Settle Benzene Lawsuit"

October 19, 2006
"Residents Demand Old Oil Spill Investigation"

October 17, 2006
"Ground Zero Workers Sue over Benzene Exposure"

October 12, 2006
"Benzene Remains Unregulated in Drinks"

October 10, 2006
"New Car Smell May Contain Benzene "

October 5, 2006
City Council Questions DuPont’s Benzene Discharge

October 3, 2006
Citgo Still Reluctant to Comply with Environmental Regulations

September 28, 2006
Houston’s Terrible Air Quality requires Urgent Action

September 26, 2006
Benzene and Pesticides found in Florida Water Supply

September 21, 2006
Girl Gets Leukemia, Sues Wood Finish Manufacturer

September 19, 2006
"Experts to Determine whether Toxic Substances Killed WTC Responders"

September 14, 2006
"Cancer Potentially Linked to Rubber Plant Contaminants"

September 12, 2006
"Citgo Petroleum Indicted for Environmental Crimes"

September 6, 2006
"WTC Debris Linked to Health Problems in Recovery Workers"

August 31, 2006
"Elevated Levels of Benzene in Brooklyn, Staten Island"

August 28, 2006
Soft Drink Makers Settle Benzene Lawsuit

August 22, 2006
"Toxic Chemical Lawsuit Filed Against Landfill"

August 15, 2006
"Benzene Expousre Lawsuit Seeks $8 Million"

August 10, 2006
State Sues for Benzene Clean-up

August 8, 2006
"Benzene Lawsuits Seek Millions in Damages"

July 26, 2006
Benzene Levels To Remain High in Northwest Gas

July 19, 2006
Former Uniroyal Employees Sue Benzene Dealers

July 12, 2006
Benzene Lawsuit Cites “Environmental Racism”

July 6, 2006
Irrigations Wells Contaminated with Benzene, Owners Alerted

June 28, 2006
Cancer Victim Seeks $2 Million in Benzene Lawsuit

June 21, 2006
EPA Rule Creates Loophole for Benzene, Other Toxic Pollutants

June 13, 2006
Cancer Hits World Trade Center Rescuers

June 5, 2006
Benzene Leak Found in Former Dump

May 30, 2006
Safeway Sued Over Benzene in Soft Drinks

May 25, 2006
Benzene Lawsuits Filed Against Coca-Cola, Kraft, and Cadbury

May 22, 2006
Five Soft Drink Products Contain High Levels of Benzene

May 11, 2006
Benzene Lawsuit Filed Against PepsiCo

May 6, 2006
Lawsuit Filed Over Toxic School Bus Exhaust

May 3, 2006
U.S. Officials Label New Jersey Dump Site “Health Hazard”

May 1, 2006
Kansas Mother Joins Class-Action Lawsuit Over Benzene Drinks

April 26, 2006
$58 Billion Lawsuit Filed Over 1950s Oil Spill

April 21, 2006
Liquid Dietary Supplements to be Tested for Benzene

April 19, 2006
Woman Files Lawsuit After Son's Benzene Death

April 12, 2006
Soft Drink Makers Sued Over Benzene Contamination

April 7, 2006
FDA Acknowledges Benzene Levels in Soft Drinks Above Limit

April 5, 2006
Nevada Approves Regulations for Hazardous Emissions Like Benzene

March 31, 2006
Benzene and Other Toxic Chemicals Found Near California Landfill

March 30, 2006
Leukemia Victim Will Take His Benzene Case To Supreme Court

March 28, 2006
Benzene From Auto Exhaust is the Leading Cause of Cancer Risk in Indiana

March 24, 2006
Public Health Advocates Urge Halt of Soft Drink Sales in Public Schools

March 22, 2006
Dangerous Levels of Benzene Found in Two Irrigation Wells in New Jersey

March 17, 2006
EPA Tests Benzene levels in Urban Areas

March 15, 2006
Lawsuit Filed Against Benzene Manufacturers Across the Nation

March 9, 2006
Tire Plant Implicated in Benzene Lawsuit

March 8, 2006
Attorney Wants to Change Toxic Lawsuit Law

March 3, 2006
EPA Want Less Benzene in Gasoline

March 1, 2006
Benzene Found in Children’s Drinks

February 24, 2006
Benzene Found Florida Groundwater

February 17, 2006
Efforts Continue to Clear Benzene from Air

February 15, 2006
More Questions Raised In Benzene Study

February 9, 2006
Benzene Exposure Linked to Leukemia

February 1, 2006
APHA Urges Tougher Benzene Standards

January 25, 2006
Family Suspects Industrial Plant Caused Teen's Leukemia

January 23, 2006
Benzene Lawsuit May Be Dismissed

January 20, 2006
Benzene in Soft Drinks

January 17, 2006
Parents to learn of their kids' benzene exposure

January 9, 2006
Benzene Levels Force Second Closure in Eight Days

January 6, 2006
Underground Gasoline Leaks Spark Safety Concerns in Alabama

January 3, 2006
$4.7M Settlement in Benzene Landfill Case

December 12, 2005
Benzene Lawsuit Filed in Illinois

December 9, 2005
Russia Braces for Toxic Benzene Spill

November 23, 2005
Chinese chemical plant explosion dumps toxic benzene into water supply

November 6, 2005
Pennsylvania air sampling finds elevated levels of benzene and other pollutants

November 4, 2005
Lake Superior fishermen catching more than fish

November 1, 2005
Even light smoking carries significant health risks

October 24, 2005
"NRDC warns of benzene exposure due to Katrina’s aftermath "

December 6, 2004
"Benzene levels below U.S. standards may still be toxic"

August 18, 2004
"Benzene Exposure May Quadruple Risk of Childhood Leukemia"

June 20, 2004
"J.H. Baxter Creosoting Plant Uses Carcinogenic Chemicals"

November 15, 2003
"Benzene Levels Cause Study of Indoor Air Quality in Homes"

November 15, 2003
"IBM Built “Conspiracy of Silence” While Exposing Workers, Claim Plaintiffs"

November 14, 2003
"Kerr-McGee Reps Discuss Cleanup of Treatment Plant Site"

November 14, 2003
"Energy Bill Threatens to Weaken Anti-Pollution Regulations, Claim Experts"

December 19, 2001
"Cars pose high risk for benzene exposure"


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