The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cleaning up the former BA landfill site found it to contain dangerous radioactivity levels.

EPA workers cover the former Broken Arrow landfill with mud after surveys and soil testing revealed dangerous levels of radioactivity at the site. said David Robertson, an on-site coordinator with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s District Six. Of major interest are thorium-232 and its “decay chain” relative, radium-228; The latter decomposes into radon, a carcinogen. … Read more

ME Santa launches 2022 campaign as demand for help rises | East Middlesex

Middlesex East Santa (ME Santa) is getting old collecting money for the Salvation Army these Christmas holidays! ME Santa gives a hand (a kettle in Salvation Army terminology!) with ongoing small donations that go a long way to help in the Middlesex East region, as the money is spent locally in the Middlesex East communities. … Read more

Europe’s anti-American itch – Politico

Click play to listen to this article expressed by artificial intelligence. BERLIN – It’s getting cold in Europe, and so is the economy cisterns And the citizens get it Insomnia. There is only one answer: Blame America. Signaling across the Atlantic has long been a favorite diversionary tactic for Europe’s political elites when things start … Read more

IRA contribution limits are going up in 2023. Here’s how to make the most of it

(Kylie Hagen) IRAs are popular because of the freedom they give you to invest your money however you want, but they have one drawback: their low contribution limits. In 2022, you can only contribute $6,000 to an IRA or $7,000 if you’re 50 or older. These limits apply to all of your IRA contributions, not … Read more

Don’t cancel Amy Coney Barrett’s book

Stephen L Carter Kudos to Penguin Random House for sticking to its plan to publish a book by Judge Amy Coney Barrett despite a petition from hundreds of people who work at the publication arguing that the company should cancel the volume due to the author’s vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. Some of the … Read more

The British are beginning to think again about Brexit as the economy slips into recession

Anti-Brexit protester Steve Bray (L) and a pro-Brexit protester argue as they demonstrate in front of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster on January 08, 2019 in London, England. Jack Taylor | Getty Images News | Getty Images The UK’s growth prospects are even lower than Germany’s, whose economy is uniquely vulnerable to higher energy … Read more

There is no win-win situation in a fragmented world

Singapore’s education minister, Chan Chun Sing, said in his keynote address at the Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Summit in Singapore on Wednesday that Singapore will not take sides in geopolitical disputes and will instead take positions in support of the rule of law. He said the world must remain interconnected despite the pressures of disintegration, because … Read more

Solving the Medicaid Debt Crisis Goes Beyond Medicaid Expansion, Certification Need Repair

The fate of a bipartisan Medicare Consumer Protection bill that addresses medical debt could be linked to expanding Medicaid and certification of need legislation during the 2023 hearing. Electing a Republican supermajority to the North Carolina Senate and being shy of one seat from a Republican supermajority in the NC Senate could be a factor … Read more

Before Xi’s meeting, Biden invites China – Politico

PHnom Penh, Cambodia – US President Joe Biden offered a full US commitment to Southeast Asian nations on Saturday, pledging at a Cambodia summit to help stand against China’s growing dominance in the region – without mentioning the other superpower by name. Chinese President Xi Jinping was not in the hall at the summit of … Read more

Real estate market update experts at a local conference

While the peak of the coronavirus has long passed, the impact of the pandemic lingers in some economic sectors. That was the Wednesday takeaway from a panel discussion at Tulsa Trends 2022 at Southern Hills Country Club. The conference was presented by the Oklahoma chapter of NAIOP, the Association for Commercial Real Estate Development. “In … Read more