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    There are high rates of breast cancer in California women.

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/release...0330143057.htm
    Herpesvirus triggers cervical cancer affecting nearly 1 in 4 adult sea lions

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    ?Sea lions, they?re coming up on the beach, using the same waters that we swim and surf in, eating a lot of the same seafood that we eat,? said Gulland, who has served on the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission since the Obama administration and is now a research associate at UC Davis. ?They?re predisposed to cancer by these high levels of legacy compounds that are still in the environment ? and we are also exposed to these chemicals.?"

    https://childrenshealthdefense.org/d...k-generations/
    Groundbreaking Study Shows DDT Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk Generations After Exposure



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  • Thousands of barrels of suspected toxic DDT found dumped in California ocean

    The 27,345 ?barrel-like?? images were captured by researchers at the University of California San Diego?s Scripps Institution of Oceanography. They mapped more than 36,000 acres of seafloor between Santa Catalina Island and the Los Angeles coast in a region previously found to contain high levels of the toxic chemical in sediments and in the ecosystem

    https://www.theguardian.com/environm...say-scientists
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