Tag Archives: Toxic

From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity

From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity

From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity From a South African Slur to a Scathing Drama About Toxic Masculinity A chance meeting with the director Roland Emmerich and his cinematographer, Ueli Steiger, in a Cape Town restaurant led to a friendship that changed everything. “One day Roland said to me, if you can get in …

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Florida Crisis Highlights a Nationwide Risk From Toxic Ponds

Florida Crisis Highlights a Nationwide Risk From Toxic Ponds

Florida Crisis Highlights a Nationwide Risk From Toxic Ponds Florida Crisis Highlights a Nationwide Risk From Toxic Ponds They are ponds the size of city blocks: Wastewater pits that hold the hazardous byproducts of coal. Lagoons brimming with diluted pig excrement. Vast pools atop stacks of radioactive tailings. The risks posed by pools of waste like these, a common feature …

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Ellen Degeneres Show loses more than one million viewers following ‘toxic’ workplace scandal

Ellen Degeneres Show loses more than one million viewers following ‘toxic’ workplace scandal Ellen Degeneres Show loses more than one million viewers following ‘toxic’ workplace scandal The Ellen DeGeneres Show has lost over a million viewers following allegations of a toxic workplace on the show. Claims of bullying and misconduct behind the scenes of the popular daytime talk series led …

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Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture

Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture

Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture Host of ‘Reply All’ Podcast Steps Down After Accusations of Toxic Culture P.J. Vogt, a host of the popular podcast “Reply All,” took a leave of absence on Wednesday after complaints from former colleagues that he and a senior reporter contributed to a toxic work environment and rallied …

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Some Baby Food May Contain Toxic Metals, U.S. Reports

Some Baby Food May Contain Toxic Metals, U.S. Reports

Some Baby Food May Contain Toxic Metals, U.S. Reports Some Baby Food May Contain Toxic Metals, U.S. Reports While heavy metals do occur naturally in some grains and vegetables, the amounts may be increased when food manufacturers add other ingredients to baby food, like enzymes and vitamin and mineral mixes that are heavily tainted with metals, the report said. Manufacturers …

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Firefighters Battle an Unseen Hazard: Their Gear Could Be Toxic

Firefighters Battle an Unseen Hazard: Their Gear Could Be Toxic

Firefighters Battle an Unseen Hazard: Their Gear Could Be Toxic Firefighters Battle an Unseen Hazard: Their Gear Could Be Toxic The Biden administration has said it would make PFAS a priority. In campaign documents, President Biden pledged to designate PFAS as a hazardous substance to make manufacturers and other polluters pay for cleanup, and set a national drinking water standard …

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Canada’s Governor General Resigns Amid Reports of a Toxic Workplace

Canada’s Governor General Resigns Amid Reports of a Toxic Workplace

Canada’s Governor General Resigns Amid Reports of a Toxic Workplace Canada’s Governor General Resigns Amid Reports of a Toxic Workplace OTTAWA — The woman who represented Queen Elizabeth as Canada’s official head of state, a high-profile but largely ceremonial role, resigned on Thursday after a report submitted to the government harshly criticized her treatment of employees. Julie Payette, whose title …

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In India, Toxic Air Spells More Trouble for Covid-19 Patients

In India, Toxic Air Spells More Trouble for Covid-19 Patients

In India, Toxic Air Spells More Trouble for Covid-19 Patients In India, Toxic Air Spells More Trouble for Covid-19 Patients NEW DELHI — As a thick quilt of smog wrapped itself around New Delhi on Thursday, signaling the start of the fall pollution season, doctors and scientists warned that the deteriorating air quality could make the city’s Covid-19 problems even …

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A Former TMZ Host Claims the Gossip Outlet Had a Toxic Workplace

A Former TMZ Host Claims the Gossip Outlet Had a Toxic Workplace

A Former TMZ Host Claims the Gossip Outlet Had a Toxic Workplace A Former TMZ Host Claims the Gossip Outlet Had a Toxic Workplace A former employee of the gossip outlet TMZ and a related website filed a discrimination complaint on Tuesday with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, saying she …

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Trump allies push for FDA to approve another untested Covid treatment – extract from toxic oleander plant

Trump allies push for FDA to approve another untested Covid treatment - extract from toxic oleander plant

Trump allies push for FDA to approve another untested Covid treatment – extract from toxic oleander plant Trump allies push for FDA to approve another untested Covid treatment – extract from toxic oleander plant The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Donald Trump is reportedly being asked to …

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