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Dow, Clean It Up NOW
!  State Dioxin cleanup level is 90 ppt TEQ, our watershed has 1,600,000  www.trwnews.net
02/01/12  EPA fails to meet Dioxin Reassessment deadline again after 27 years of Dow's influence, see Current News page <> 02/03/11  Dow and U-M Garabrant team up to interfere with EPA public health measures; 1/15/10 EPA, MDEQ sign AOC agreement for cleanup <> 12/31/09 EPA lowers dioxin residential remediation level from 1000 to 72 ppt <> 9/30/09 EPA review of Univ. of Michigan dioxin study; Finds limited applicaiton to Tittabawassee River and Saginaw River and Bay <> 05/27/09 EPA announces new plan to deal with Dow's watershed contamination <> 5/14/09 Saginaw dredging contaminating Mid Michigans water supply? see Current News page <>  30% Dow share holders vote for transparency in cleanup, see Current News page <> 5/3/09 UM dioxin study in trouble <>  5/3/09 Letter to Obama asks Dioxin Reassesment be released <> 1/28/09  Residents lawsuit against Dow moving forward in Supreme Court, see Dow Lawsuit page <>12/18/08 EPA is Poised to Cut Deal With Dow Chemical In Waning Days of Bush Administration, see Current News page <> 10/21/08 New study suggests links between dioxin in floodplain and high breast cancer rates, see Dioxin Dangers page <> 7/31/08 State refutes 1000 ppt cleanup level, retraction requested?  see Current News <> 7/29/08 EPA issues gag order, balks at Midland cleanup, see Current News <> 7/29/08 Study finds Seveso babies 6x likley to develop thyroid problems, see Dioxin Dangers  <> 07/15/08 EPA says Dow agrees to clean up dioxin contamination in Riverside neighborhood, see Current News <> 6/1/08 EPA states Chamber of Commerse assumptions without research lead to misinformation, see Current News <> 5/29/08 Dow ordered by EPA to clean up Riverside neighborhood, see Current News <> 5/21/08 MDCH Medical executive says UM study results misleading in the wrong hands, see Current News <> 5/13/08 Wild game dioxin warning, State agencies issue advisories, see Current News <> 5/2/08 Senator Whitehouse Compares Gade Firing to US Attorneys Scandal, to conduct investigation, see Current News <> 5/2/08 EPA official ousted for fighting Dow, see Current News <> 5/1/08  Cherry intervenes in regulatory process, overriding regulations and the advice of his department to allow a pit to house dioxin-laden sediments, see Current News <> 4/24/08 Sign the petition to restore Michigan's largest watershed and defend Lake Huron, see Current News page <> 4/23/08 Whats wrong with the Army Corps of Engineers dredge site project?, see Current News page <>4/23/08  Some Saginaw Bay fish contain dangerous levels of pollutants, see Current News page <> 4/2/08 EPA/MDEQ to sample Saginaw Residential areas for dioxin, see Current News <> 3/14/08 Court denies Dows motion for reconsideration, see Lawsuit page <> 03/14/08 CDC makes public it's concerns for Tittabawassee River residents health, see Curren News page <> 2/10/08 Local poor cancer risk 1 in 25 by eating fish, see Current News page <> 2/09/08 State investigating alternate methods of cleanup, see Whats being Done page <> 01/25/08 Michigan Court of Appeals  Grants Plaintiffs Motion for Class Action Lawsuit, see Dow Lawsuit page <> 1/19/08 Documents obtained via FOIA available, see new FOIA page <> 1/10/08 Dow and EPA negotiations - whats next?  see Current News page <>1/4/08 EPA halts negotiations with Dow, see Current News page <> 12/7/07 Secret memo: Dioxin report details deception, see Archived News 2007 Q4<> 12/6/04 Whistle blower: Dow submitted bad Tittabawassee dioxin data to State , see Archived News 2007 Q4 <> 11/23/07 U.S.'s top toxic spot here?, see Archived News 2007 Q4 <> 11/15/07 State issues fish consumption advisory for Saginaw River, see Archived News 2007 Q4 <> 11/14/07  EPA responding to Dow's outrageous drops of ink in 55 gallon drum analogy, see Archived News 2007 Q4 <> 11/13/07 EPA orders emergency cleanup of 1,600,000 ppt dioxin discovered by Wickes Park, see Archived News 2007 Q4 <> 11/5/07 MDCH releases final PEI report, see Archived News 2007 Q4 <> 10/24/07 Dow, DEQ and EPA will once again be going behind closed doors to NEGOTIATE a cleanup with Dow Chemical, see Archived News 2007 Q4 page <> 10/23/07 Dioxin and Girls, see Archived News 2007 Q4 page <> 10/10/07 EPA to Dow Chemical:  60 day clock to negotiate on Tittabawassee River system cleanup starts today <> 9/11/07 EPA pulls out of Dow mediation process, says it's not working.  see Archived News 2007 Q4 page <>9/6/07 First load of dioxin removed from Tittabawassee River, see Archived News 2007 Q3 page <> 8/9/07 MDEQ Quartelry Dioxin Meeting tonight, see Archived News 2007 Q3 page <> 8/9/07 EPA Pollution Progress Reports on T.River dredging, see Archived News 2007 Q3 <> 7/12/07 MDEQ responds to EPA critique, see Archived News 2007 Q3 <> 7/11/07 New EPA document reveals the TR contains many other hazardous chemicals from Dow,  it's  not just dioxin we should be concerned with; See Archived News 2007 Q3 page <> 6/27/07 EPA says Dow must clean up T.River hot spots immediately, see Archived News 2007 Q2 <> 6/22/07 Township officials eye funds to increase residents dioxin exposure, see Archived News 2007 Q2 <> 5/7/07 Michigan Court of Appeals hears dioxin case arguments, see Archived News 2007 Q2 page <> 5/3/07 Spot cleanup of T.River to begin?  Maybe not unless you contact your legislator, see Archived News 2007 Q2 page <> 3/22/07 MIchigan Court of Appleas to hear oral arguments on Class-Status May 7, see Archived News 2007 Q2 page <> 2/11/07 Dioxin results for Midland to be released next month, see Archived News 2007 Q1 page <> 2/11/07  GeoMorph Upper Tittabawassee River dioxin sampling reports available, see Archived News 2007 Q1 page <> 2/6/07 Old record of 87,000 eclipsed, new testing revels levels of 100,000 ppt TEQ in River, see Archived News 2007 Q1 page <> 1/11/07 Horrifying levels of dioxin found in and around the Tittabawassee River, 87,000 ppt !!!, see Archived News 2007 Q1 page <>01/02/07 ATSDR removes 1000 ppt "action" level from residential soil policy guidelines because it has been misinterpreted, see Archived News 2007 Q1 page <> 12/8/06 View Dow's Human Element ad campaign in a new light, see Archived News 2006 Q4 page <> 12/6/06 Moolenaar bill 5872 passes in senate, see Archived News 2006 Q4 page <> 12/5/06 Moolenaar intoduces polluter free ride bill 5872 in senate, see Archived News 2006 Q4 page <> 10/23/06 View The Long Shadow documentary on line, see Archived News 2006 Q4 page <>  10/11/06 UM Dioxin Study: what they did not tell us, see Archived News 2006 Q4 page <>   9/19/06 Government documents reveal Dow’s secret discussions with feds to circumvent proper disposal of toxic cleanup, use Army Corps’ navigational spoils facility instead, see Archived News 2006 Q4 page <>9/6/06 EPA questions UM dioxin study, see Archived News 2006 Q4 page <> 7/25/06 Press Release: Politicians misuse ATSDR 1000 ppt "Action" level, ATSDR agrees, see Archived News 2006 Q3 page <> 7/16/06  NAS  Dioxin Review: Panel clears way for tougher cleanup of dioxin, see Archived News 2006 Q3 page <> 7/11/06 Federal Review: Yes, Dioxin is still toxic!, see Archived News 2006 Q3 page <> 7/10/06 NAS review of EPA dioxin reassessment to be released to public, see Archived News 2006 Q3 page <> 6/12/06 Saginaw County Taxpayers reponsible for costs related to Dow's Dredged Dioxin Pit, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 6/4/06 Dow's Paustenbach "scientist for hire" found a fraud, T.River studies compromised, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 5/25/06 Dioxin linked ot Great Lakes anglers  thyroid hormone levels?  see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 5/13/06 Paralysis by analysis: Dow wants to delay cleanup until 2017, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 5/5/06 Contaminated bird food: Down stream insects have up to 339 times dioxin levels as upstream, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 5/4/06 Lone Tree files suit to stop poor design of dredge spoils site, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <>4/30/06 Join our petition drive to stop un-sound science 1000 ppt cleanup levels, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <>  4/28/06 Floodplain owls dioxin levels increased 100 times levels in other areas, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 4/23/06 How other states dioxin cleanup levels compare to Moolenaar's proposed 1000 ppt, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 4/22/06 Sagiaw River Dredge Material Facility Update, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 4/13/06 Dow requests another delay in lawsuit, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> Citizens petition ATSDR for Heatlh Consultaition on contaminated Saginaw River, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 4/7/06 Rumor that Moolenaar, Goschka, Stamas to introduce more Dow legislation, see Archived News 2006 Q2 page <> 3/29/06 Dow signs confidentiality agreement with Chippewa Indians, USA, and State, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 3/23/06 Letter from lawyers clarifies questions about AKT Peerless Priority 2 documents, see 2006 1Q Archive page <>   3/19/06 Real-Estate appraisal bias, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 3/11/06 T.River flooding in progress, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 3/10/06 Things to be considered by Priority 2 property owners, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 3/10/06 How to increase your dioxin levels 3,900%, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 3/5/06 Judge Borrello to retire, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 3/4/06 Documentary "Mr. Damore goes to Lansing" video on-line, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 3/2/06 MDEQ issues Dow final RIWP Notice of Deficiency, see 2006 1Q Archive page <>  2/24/06 MDEQ issues draft notice of deficiency concerning Dows RI work plans, see 2006 1Q Archive page <>2/21/06 EPA finds Dow work plans "critically deficient", see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 2/13/06 The Long Shadow film to be shown locally, see 2006 1Q Archive Page <> 2/11/06 Community Meeting update, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 2/11/06 New test results reveal widespread contamination from Midland to the Saginaw Bay, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 2/9/06 Community Meeting tonight, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 1/29/05 Dow barred by WHO, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> Dow to offer epidemiology refresher course to Collins?, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 1/13/06 Dow RI Workplan available for public comment, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 1/11/06 Dow seeks another delay in court proceedings, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 1/9/06 MDEQ lab receives award for excellence, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 1/8/06 Dow fined for secret testing, see 2006 1Q Archive page <>  1/7/06 Thanks Bill !!, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 1/3/06 Dow submits workplan to MDEQ, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 1/2/06 HB4617 Post Mortem and politician voting records, see 2006 1Q Archive Page <> 12/27/05 Govenor Granholm veto's Polluter Free Ride bill HB4617, see 2006 1Q Archive page <> 22 organizations representing over 100,000 Michigan Residents issue Press Release in opposition to HB4617, see 2005 4Q Archive page <> Saginaw County Chamber of Commerse exposed, see 2005 4Q Archive page