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Whirlpool Subject Of Cancer Cluster Lawsuit

Attorneys have filed a 750 million dollar class action lawsuit against Whirlpool related to a child cancer cluster near Clyde, Ohio.The suit attempts to link Whirlpool and others to the cancer cluster. The U.S. EPA has said high levels of a chemical believed to increase the risk of certain cancers were found in soil samples from a former park Whirlpool once owned. The findings did not link the contaminants with the cluster. The company says it has not been directly connected to the chemical and it wants to figure out the facts behind the issue.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.