Class Claims Tersaro Stock Plunged After Revealing Cancer Drug’s Risks

Shareholders of biopharmaceutical company Tesaro Inc. claim in a class action that the company covered up health risks associated with a cancer drug until forced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to report the drug’s serious adverse effects.

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Locals Condemn Expansion of Georgia Nuclear Plant

The Rev. Charles Utley was born in the rural town of Shell Bluff, Ga., in 1947, long before nuclear power facility Plant Vogtle was built, and says people swam in the nearby Savannah River when he was a boy. Today, very few swim, fish or drink from the river because it is one of the most toxic in the United States.

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EU Agency Ducks Citizens’ Demand to Ban Roundup

Responding to a citizen petition to ban the key ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, the European Commission said Tuesday it finds no credible link between the chemical and health problems but would instead improve transparency in the pesticide-approval process.

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