Cancer-Causing Chemical Found In School Drinking Fountain, Parents Weren’t NotifiedCBS13 has learned that the water tested positive for Trichloroethylene (TCE), the chemical at the center of an on-going CBS13 investigation into possible contaminants in the water in the City of Ripon, but parents at Weston were not notified about the water results.
Moms Of Kids With Cancer Turn Attention From School Cell Tower To The WaterAfter four kids were diagnosed with cancer at one school, parents convinced the district, and the cell phone company, to remove the cell tower on campus.
Cancer-Causing Chemical Found In Ripon Soil Vapor Not The One Parents ExpectedAs parents in Ripon expected they might find one cancer-causing chemical in the air and instead test results show another related, but different cancer-causing chemical.
Water Board To Test Soil In Ripon For Potentially Hazardous Chemical VaporThe state water board says it will begin testing the soil in Ripon over the next few weeks for a potentially hazardous chemical vapor.
Ripon Cancer Concerns Spread From Water To VaporMoms of kids with cancer have been concerned about the chemicals found in the water in Ripon. Now their concerns are spreading to the air.
Questions Over Contaminated Water And Air In RiponParents of kids with cancer were expecting to get answers about their concerns over contaminated water and air. But as CBS13's Julie Watts discovered, the public meeting in Ripon left people pretty frustrated.
Congressman Harder Questions Lack Of Groundwater Safety Oversight In RiponA local congressman is demanding answers tonight after seeing our reports that uncovered holes in city water records tied to a chemical known to cause cancer.
Report: 1 Out Of 5 California Schools Found Detectable Levels Of Lead In Drinking WaterLead is linked to learning disabilities, behavior problems and many other health effects.
Officials: Soil Not Harmful Near School's Cell Tower, Parents Still Looking For AnswersThe soil samples follow concerns about a cell phone tower causing cancer in students on campus.
Cell Tower To Be Shut Down, Officials Now Look To Ground In Elementary School Cancer CasesLawyers at the Cochran Law Firm said Thursday said they're investigating a link between cancer-causing chemicals used at the former Nestle decaffeination plant near the school site, and the high rate of cancer in the area, but they're not ruling out the cell tower, or some combination of the two.
Cell Tower On School Campus Suspected Of Causing Students' Cancer RemovedThe cell phone tower that parents claim caused cancer in four elementary students is being removed.