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The Star Tribune collected the names and stories of everyone who died after a physical confrontation with law enforcement in Minnesota since January 2000, and continues to update this database as new incidents occur.
Rappaport always credited pure chance for her survival, her son said.
Environmentalists say agency chiefs tried to suppress concerns raised by federal regulators.
PolyMet near construction phase of copper-nickel site.
The hearing comes as the House considers dozens of bills to limit the "forever" chemicals.
The EPA's findings from the PolyMet case will be incorporated into a nationwide audit.
Regulators said Minnesota must find a way to cut the river's sediment levels in half.
Revelation is latest in pollution scandal that has triggered calls for investigation.
Angry neighbors say the MPCA should do more to protect the community.
The five-year grant, announced Tuesday, will fund basic research on the polymers, or molecules, used to make plastic plus community outreach.