Representative George Miller is an unabashedly left-leaning Democrat and Richmond’s congressional representative, who is currently focused on the national healthcare and budget debates.
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Tagged DDT, DEA, devone boggan, farm bill, george miller, healthcare, marijuana, Oaksterdam, office of neighborhood safety, ONS, richmond, Richmond High School, School lunches, Shot Spotters, UNtied-Heckathorn
The Lauritzen Channel has more DDT in it than before the 1996 cleanup, and some fish are turning up with DDT levels in their tissues hundreds of times higher than their counterparts in the rest...
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Tagged DDT, EPA, Kelly Manheimer, Penny Reddy, Richmond Harbor, Rusty Harris-Bishop, superfund, The Lauritzen Channel, United Heckathorn
Many fish that swim in the bay contain high levels of mercury and other contaminants, but because of persistent pesticide contamination, eating fish from the Richmond Harbor area may be particularly risky.
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Tagged DDT, dieldrin, fishing, Lauritzen Canal, Parr Canal, Port of Richmond, Richmond Inner Harbor, superfund, United Heckathorn
Banned pesticides, primarily DDT and dieldrin, continue to poison the Richmond Inner Harbor, despite cleanup efforts more than a decade ago.