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bullet POPs Exposure Minimization Education, Donald Hassig, TRW, 09/09/12
bullet EPA:  End CAG pro Dow bias, TRW, 07/29/11
bullet Torn From The Front Page: Work with the EPA on plans to address dioxin contamination, SN, 01/20/11
bullet Request from "Housewife" for drinking waters tests should be respected, SN, 11/12/09
bullet Assumptions without research lead to misinformation, Mario Mangino (EPA), SN, 05/31/08
bullet Agencies consider downstream effect of river restoration, Ralph Dollhopf (EPA), SN, 05/31/08
bulletPublic health and human lives depend upon it. Dr Neill Varner letter to Lt. Gov. Cherry 04/30/08
bulletDon't blame the environmentalists, Marcia Woodman, SN, 04/04/08
bulletAs if dioxin is not enough, Richard Maltby, TRW, 3/17/08
bulletComplete clean-up, Richard Maltby, SN, 03/14/08
bulletClearing river will take combined efforts, Ken Horn, SN, 02/29/08
bulletHuman health effects of dioxins and furans, TRW, 2/26/08
bulletLocal poor cancer risk 1 in 25, Kathy Henry, TRW, 2/10/08
bulletStop coddling Dow, Pat Weatherbee, SN, 01/22/08
bulletDow must step up, Kathy Henry, SN, 01/21/08
bulletTri-Counties Planning Program, Richard Maltby, TRW, 01/17/08
bulletDow intransigence creates questions , Carol Chisholm, SN, 01/11/08
bulletWhere's the connection? John Taylor, SN, 1/6/08
bulletAgencies have been gutted, Paul Heller, DFP, 12/11/07
bulletDow contamination is a nightmare, Jim Weatherbee, DFP, 12/11/07
bulletDow needs to be accountable for all cleanup, James Anglin, TRW, 12/09/07
bulletDioxin media coverage, Deepak Dighe, TRW, 12/09/07
bulletEPA right in urging Dow to speed up work, MDN, Richard Karl, 10/23/07
bulletDo the Right Thing, Kathy Henry, 10/11/07
bulletEPA Bashing, Richard Maltby, MDN, 10/01/07
bulletMDN comparison Invalid, Michelle Hurd Riddick, MDN, 09/26/07
bulletRemove dioxin and restore the river, SN, Gary Henry, 09/23/07
bulletLoss of Community Identity, Kathy Henry, 09/14/07
bulletMDN position wrong on dioxin data, Don Brown, 09/06/07
bulletFish consumption still a hazard, MDCH, 08/27/07
bulletThank you, Tonya Moening, TRW, 0/13/07*
bullet Dioxin Exposure, Richard Maltby, TRW, 08/9/07
bulletMDEQ Responds to SN editorial, Steven Chester, SN 07/20/07
bulletDon't be fooled, Kathy Henry, SN, 06/10/07
bulletSome are fooled by Dow Spin, Neil Varner, SN, 06/10/07
bulletPair Admired, Kim Winchell, SN, 05/02/07
bulletLone Tree Praise, John Taylor, SN, 05/1/07
bullet It's time to put the Saginaw Valley in Ecological Order - Richard Maltby, TRW, 04/12/07
bullet It's time to think ahead - a planners perspective, Richard Maltby, TRW, 03/12/07
bulletA "Human Element" Metamorphosis, ML, 02/22/07
bulletClean it up, Brady Steckert, SN, 02/02/07
bulletFor your information, Richard Maltby, TRW, 02/02/07
bulletPlaying to peoples fears, Michelle Hurd Riddick, SN, 01/24/07
bulletClean up the River, Rachel C.H. Anger, SN, 01/24/07
bulletDioxin harm already done, Dave Dempsey, SN, 01/23/07
bulletAction Level, Kathy Henry, SN, 1/18/07
bulletSaginaw News Editorial (Did Dow write this?), 1/18/07
bulletWhere's the 'Human Element'?, Richard Maltby, MDN, 1/12/07
bulletDioxin Sediment Remediation In Sydney, Australia, MDN, 1/11/07
bullet Dioxin Dangers, Richard Maltby, SN, 01/07/07
bullet More ways to help the enviorment, Richard Maltby, MDN, 12/17/06
bullet Too-Fast forward: Saginaw River dredgings dump repeats mistakes of the past, Terry Miller, BCT, 12/17/06
bullet Dioxin levels higher in region, Richard Maltby, SN, 12/03/06
bullet Protecting Property, Kathy Henry, SN, 11/19/06
bullet Dioxin Votes, Kathy Henry, SN, 10/15/06
bullet Great Lakes at crossroads, Richard Maltby, SN, 09/28/06
bullet Navigation and Remediation, Saginaw News Editorial, 09/24/06
bullet Zero Tolerance, Wendy Domino, SN, 09/21/06
bullet Feeling shut out, Betty Damore, SN, 09/13/06
bullet Limiting Exposure, Marcia Woodman, SN, 08/27/06
bullet More Delay, Pat Weatherbee, SN, 08/27/06
bullet Is soil a pathway for dioxin to get into blood?  Their answer is yes.  Michelle Hurd Riddick, SN, 081706
bullet Significant Increase, Kathy Henry, SN, 08/20/06
bullet Dioxin study an important step, Midland Daily News editorial, 08/20/06
bullet Study moderates the dioxin alarm, SN, 08/17/06
bullet White Mans Bhopal, Nityanand Jayaraman, MDN (not published), 05/12/06
bullet Lost opportunities, Kathy Henry, SN, 05/04/06
bullet Oppose 1000 ppt, Ward Hodge, TRW, 05/01/06
bullet Who pays?, Robert Ciaffone, SN, 05/04/06
bullet 90ppt applied to residential redevelopments in Sydney, Paul Hanly, MDN, 04/26/06
bullet Time to talk, John Taylor, SN, 04/19/06
bullet Dioxin Problems, Mary Ellen Garrett, SN, 04/16/06
bullet Contaminated property appraisals, Gary Henry, TRW, 03/19/06
bullet Dioxin Health Risks, RIchard Maltby, TRW, 03/17/06
bullet Sediment worries, Richard Stimpson, SN, 03/16/06
bullet Very small errors in data can lead to larger errors, Chad M. Schaeding 03/06/06
bullet Dioxin cleanup plan falls short, Saginaw News Editorial, 03/07/06
bullet Selective Reporting, David Linhardt, SN, 03/06/06
bullet Delay Tactics, Richard Maltby, SN, 03/06/06
bulletA compromise will be in order, Midland Daily News editorial, 03/01/06
bullet DEQ goal to protect public and environment, Steven Chester, MDN, 02/19/06
bullet Unfair Influence?, Martha Stimpson, SN, 02/17/06
bullet A good year soiled?, Kathy Henry, SN, 02/05/06
bullet Whose dioxin perspective?, Michelle Hurd Riddick, SN, 02/01/06
bullet Dredging the line, Hilda Dijak, SN, 02/10/06
bullet Dioxin Dangers, Richard Maltby, TRW, 01/29/06
bullet Be vocal, Richard Maltby, MDN, 01/17/06
bullet DEQ hopeful dioxin discussion can continue, Steven Chester, MDN, 01/08/06
bullet Midland ignores public health?, Richard Maltby,SN, 12/20/05
bullet Where is fairness?, Richard Maltby, SN, 11/18/05
bullet Little concern from politicians, Marcia Woodman, SN, 11/18/05
bullet Who is looking our for the people? Joana Kanuszewski, SN, 11/17/05
bullet Is it safe to live here?, Kathy Miller, MDN, 11/11/05
bullet Looking our for us?, Carol Chisholm, SN, 11/06/05
bullet Concerned about Bill 390, Joel Weiss, MDN, 11/03/05
bullet Dow's dioxin facility label, Kathy Henry, SN, 10/09/05
bullet Dredging disposal site wrong, Terry Miller, SN, 10/09/05
bullet Response to Dows Chorophenol Worker Press Release, David Linhardt, 08/30/05
bullet Dioxin dust in schools, David Linhardt, 08/30/05
bullet Dioxin causes cancer, Richard A. Maltby, SN, 08/29/05
bullet Scrutinize statistics, David Linhardt, SN, 08/28/05
bullet DEQ unfair target of due, Dave Riddick, SN, 08/17/05
bulletDioxin threat is real, Paul Damore, SN, 07/29/05
bulletDr. Shaheen, Dow, and their apologist, Michelle Hurd Riddick, SN, 07/28/05
bulletCity of Midland needs to pull their head out of the sand, Kathy Henry, MDN, 07/26/05
bulletWe need protection, not deception, John Taylor, SN, 07/26/05
bulletEveryone agrees there are elevated levels of dioxin in the T.River floodplain,SN,07/24/05
bulletShaheen's column downplayed dioxin dangers, David Linhardt, SN, 07/17/05
bulletIgnorance is bliss, Samuel Shaheen, SN, 07/10/05
bulletRiver cleanup, Kathy Henry, BCT, 07/01/05
bulletPolitical payback?, Fred Stoll, MDN, 06/30/05
bulletDon't pass the buck, Sandy Lepley, MDN, 06/30/05
bulletWhere did the Saginaw News come up with that negative headline, Jim, 06/24/05
bulletLand deal limited, Carol Chisholm, SN, 06/22/05
bulletThey must clean at least the top 20" of soil, Paul Hanly, MDN, 06/10/05
bulletWhere is Midlands compassion?, Richard Maltby, MDN, 06/07/05
bulletHB4617, Next time hire a bus, Terry Miller, 06/03/05
bulletHB4617, Committee members asked rude and insanely biased questions, Paul Damore, 06/03/05
bulletDioxin Levels, Richard Maltby, SN, 05/19/05
bulletMoolenaar thinks committing fraud is ok to protect property values, Fred Stoll, MDN, 05/19/05
bulletFacility bill bogus and based on Dow Junk Science, Kathy Henry, MDN, 05/18/05
bulletThe pendulum must turn again..., Ward J Hodge, The Review, May 2005.
bulletHiding Dioxin, Paul Damore, Saginaw News, 05/01/05
bulletWould a physician use comparative results to advise a patient?, Richard Maltby, MDN, 04/21/05
bulletAccess to public forums emphasis "dioxin is our friend" articles, David Lindhardt, MDN, 04/17/05
bulletSeeking illumination in a cloudy landscape, Richard Reitz, MDN, 04/17/05
bulletDon't lift the 'facility', Gary Henry, SN, 04/14/05
bulletChemical assault, Sue Cameron, SN, 04/12/05
bulletWhat's the point of removing facility label?, Gary Henry, MDN 04/09/05
bulletInternational Dioxin News-Australia to adapt Michigan's 90 ppt?, Paul Hanly, MDN 04/08/05
bulletWhat are they doing about people with high exposure?, Paul Hanly, MDN, 03/11/05
bulletFramework Fails, Vito Damore, SN, 02/27/05
bulletWho do we trust?, Marti Stimpson, SN, 02/22/05
bulletDioxin mess needs to be cleaned up, Richard Maltby, MDN, 02/20/05
bulletSociety takes action only when gangrene sets in, David Lindhardt, MDN 2/11/05
bulletAwaiting the dioxin diagnosis, SN, 02/13/05
bulletBlood study ongoing, David Garabrant, SN 02/13/05
bulletWHO an extremist organization? Lori Franson,  MDN 01/31/05
bulletHe does not speak for me, Fred Stoll, MDN 01/31/05
bulletMDEQ/Dow dioxin framework unacceptable, John Taylor, 01/20/05
bulletMoolenaar and Stamas actions reprehensible, Lori Franson, MDN, 01/18/05
bulletTime for Midland to think for themselves, Jim Arby, MDN, 01/18/05
bulletMoolenaar and Stamas actions reek of corruption, Lady Mangun, MDN, 01/17/05
bulletMoolenaar and Stamas actions shameful, Fred Stoll, MDN, 01/17/05
bulletMoolenaar and Stamas should be recalled, Kathy Henry, MDN, 01/17/05
bulletPremature diagnosis, David Linhardt, MDN, 01/03/05
bulletCheapest, not safest, Michelle Hurd Riddick, SN, 12/29/04
bulletPoison of choice, Wendy Domino, SN, 12/19/04
bulletDow does indeed pollute Michigan's water, Tracey Esthope, Michigan Daily, 12/9/04
bulletConsider the source, Kathy Henry, SN, 12/06/04
bulletMidland home values affected by dioxin?, Melissa Whitney, MDN, 12/04/05
bulletFamily health should be cornerstone, Richard Maltby, MDN, 11/19/04
bulletDioxin effects not so clear, Neil Varner, SN, 11/18/04
bulletThink about it, Howard Steinmetz, SN, 11/11/04
bulletBehind door negotiations disturbing, John Taylor, 11/07/04
bulletPrivacy key word in dioxin study, David Garabrant, MDN,11/07/04
bulletDow fails to produce scientific evidence of claims, David Linhardt, MDN, 10/30/04
bulletDow wrong, New Zeeland study proves it, Paul Hanly, MDN, 10/17/04
bulletKnown Health Risk, Richard Stimpson, SN, 10/14/04
bulletDow's Motives?, Martha Stimpson, SN, 10/05/04
bulletQuality of Life?, Vito and Betty Damore, SN, 9/23/04
bulletDifferences are healthy, Neill Varner, SN, 9/22/04
bulletDow won't influence study, David Garabrant, SN, 9/19/04
bulletComments from a former Dow worker, MDN, David Linhardt, 9/9/04
bulletDow home sale survery meaningless, MDN, Jack Smiley, 8/15/04
bulletCity Government more concerned about realestate than health, MDN, 8/15/04
bulletGreater Risk, Kathy Henry, SN, 8/13/04
bulletWhy is their no mention of the Stocklom convention?, Paul Hanly, Austraila 8/11/04
bulletDow should purchase contaminated properties, David Garcia, MDN, 7/29/04
bulletDow better off to clean up contamination, Fred Stoll, MDN, 7/29/04
bulletMDEQ Director, Steven Chester, response to Detroit News editorial, 6/28/04
bulletLevel Best, Marsha Woodman,SN, 7/6/04
bulletCommissioners don't speak for this resident, Fred Stoll/Lauren Martin, MDN, 6/30/04
bulletAnother apologist for Dow, Michelle Hurd Riddick, 6/24/04
bulletStudy after study, Rochelle Miller, SN, 6/21/04
bulletRoger Kahn sold out, Kathy Henry, SN, 6/13/04
bulletLegislative blackmail, Kathy Henry, MDN 6/10/04
bulletDow special treatment, Fred Stoll, MDN   6/8/04
bulletDisillusioned, John Taylor, Saginaw News, 6/8/04
bulletThreatening DEQ is an embarrassment to citizens of Midland, Lauren Martin, MDN 6/8/04
bulletProponents of Midlands "Sound Science" endanger children, David Linhardt, MDN 6/6/04
bulletMidland cancer studies flawed, David Linhardt, MDN 05/30/04
bulletClean up Midland, Kathy Henry, MDN 05/27/04
bulletFault lies at Dow's door step, not MDEQ's, Ryan Bodanyi, MDN 05/27/04
bulletTomion hopes to wheel and deal problem away, Fred Stoll, MDN 05/27/04
bulletMidland dioxin experts: Don't risk lives and health, Fred Stoll MDN 05/24/04
bulletHell frozen over, Melissa Whitney, Midland Daily News editorial, 05/19/04
bulletMDEQ attacked & needs your support, Gary Henry, TRW post 05/08/04
bullet6 reader opinions to Midland Daily News article "City won't let MDEQ take samples" 4/29/04
bulletDioxin threats real, John Taylor, Saginaw News, 042304
bulletGarabrant's not listening, Gary Henry, TRW post 4/21/04
bulletDifferent Tune, Ward Hodge, Saginaw News, 04/21/04
bulletRelative Value, J.Brassuer, Saginaw News, 04/21/04
bulletProtecting our interests, Kathy Henry, Saginaw News, 04/07/04
bulletCommendations, Neil Varner M.D., Saginaw News, 04/07/04
bulletRiver is better, William Cox, Saginaw News, 04/07/04
bulletHistory says Dow skirts problem, Michelle Hurd Riddick, Sagainw News, 03/22/04
bulletDredge the river now, John Taylor, 03/22/04
bulletExpect to die before restitution, Michael Johnson, Midland Daily News 2/28/04
bulletSuspecting and knowing about pollution are two different things, Dale Brandt, MDN 2/28/04
bulletExtension granted for Dow dioxin plan, Karen Morgan Rather, Midland Daily News 1/29/04
bulletAccountability, Carol Chisholm, Saginaw News 12/18/03
bulletNo quick fix, William Cox, Saginaw News 12/14/03
bulletDow frustrating river residents, Tom Keidal, MIdland Daily News 12/10/03
bulletDow dioxin plan deficient, Saginaw News Editor 12/10/03
bulletWho do you beleive, Dow or the MDEQ?, Saginaw News, Kathy Henry 12/7/03
bulletLong term effects of toxins, Midland Daily News, Barbara Fitzmaurice 11/8/03
bulletTRW response to Dow's allegation we are shutting down dialog, TRW,Gary Henry 11/8/03
bulletWhat you say can and will be held against you, TRW, Gary Henry 11/6/03
bulletDioxin dust-up, Richard Stimpson, Saginaw News editorial 10/26/03
bulletAwesome resources now contaminated, Dave O'Dell, Saginaw News editorial 10/26/03
bulletAct on dioxin, Val Groening, Sagianw News editorial 10/23/03
bulletDow's Midland SOW proposal business as usual, Diane Hebert 10/25/03
bulletDow's mixed message creates confusion, Midland Daily News editorial 10/5/03
bulletResponse to MDN Dow Asked to Do More article, Fred Stoll 9/10/03
bulletResponse to MDN Dow Asked to Do More article, Michael Johnson 9/10/03
bulletResponse to MDN Dow Asked to Do More article, Michelle Hurd Riddick 9/10/03
bulletDioxin Resolution, Saginaw County Leauge of Women Voters, Maureen Corser  9/4/03
bulletDow Nerve, Pat W 082503.
bulletA word of caution: A "Health Study" is not being conducted this summer, Gary Henry  06/27/03
bulletSpeech to Dow shareholders a annual meeting, Betty Damore 05/8/03
bulletSpeech never delivered to Dow shareholders, Robert Cowling 05/8/03
bulletHealth study not the answer, Tracey Easthope 04/30/03
bulletBarriers to a credible health study, Diane Hebert 04/9/03
bulletResponse to County Commissioner Status Update, Michelle Hurd Riddick 3/10/03
bulletCurrent status, Roger Kahn County Commissioner 3/6/03
bulletToxic parks and school athletics, Email to Dr. Niederhauser, Greg Whitney 3/3/03
bulletWhat's going on? Email to Dr Niederhauser, County Health Dept.  Kathy Henry 3/2/03
bullet2 Million dollar grant, John Taylor 2/28/03
bulletDeadly Serious  John Taylor 2/20/03
bulletThank you Michelle 1/18/03
bulletDow Myth: 1 ppb dioxin is safe 1/15/03
bulletMidland Daily News editorial rebuttal 12/18/02
bulletMichigan DEQ and Dow  John Taylor 12/7/02  
bulletThe Deadly D's: Dow, DEQ, and Dioxin   Michelle Hurd Riddick 12/2/02    
bulletMDEQ / Dow Deal?   Kathy Henry 11/15/02

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