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California Study Finds Toxins In ‘Nontoxic’ Nail Polishes

Some nail polishes commonly found in California salons and advertised as free of a so-called “toxic trio” of chemicals actually have high levels of agents linked to birth defects, according to state chemical regulators.


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San Jose Begins Toxic Cleanup For Housing Development

Work has begun to transform a contaminated property in San Jose into an attractive and affordable housing development.