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Chronic Wasting Disease Near Yellowstone National Park

Environmental Nightmare Unstoppable Elk winter feed grounds in western Wyoming should be phased out to curb the potential spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (prion disease) in elk. That is what Lloyd Dorsey of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition in Jackson recommends, … Continue reading

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Safety Practices for Handling Prions Unsatisfactory

Impossible To Neutralize Prions (Please note that the following precautions outlined by Michigan State University indicate caution when handling prions, however, in the mind of this blogger, these precautions do not go far enough. The following guidelines suggest that equipment … Continue reading

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Incinerating Prions A Bad Practice

Prions Can Become Aerosol Agent By James B. Woodward February 19, 2004 Mr. Jonathan Akins Environmental Engineer Air Pollution Control Division – Stationary Sources Program Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South Denver, Colorado 80246-1530 … Continue reading

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