The Department of Labor has told coal miners that a Johns Hopkins doctor might have wrongly ruled out that they have the disease, effectively denying them benefits. The government is responding to a series of investigative stories published last year by the Center for Public Integrity in partnership with ABC News.
You know what they say—two heads are better than not being a genetic aberration as a result of selenium pollution! From an environmental impact study by mining company J.R. Simplot, here are two babies spawned by trout captured in Idaho creeks. Even though Simplot documented these and other mutations, their study determined they should be allowed to dump even more chemicals into the water supply.