Sen. Brown wants answers for Clyde children

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Sen. Brown wants answers for Clyde children

Sandusky Register – Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown has asked for more federal help to solve the riddle of the Clyde cancer cluster.

Brown asked the U.S. EPA and the Center for Disease Control to provide increased federal assistance to local authorities, according to a news release from his office Wednesday.

"The children and families of Clyde deserve answers,” Brown said. “Ohio’s state agencies have worked in earnest to determine the cause of the high-rates of childhood cancer in Clyde, but more needs to be done to support their efforts. Increased resources, that only the federal government can provide, should be utilized in order to determine what is going on in and around Clyde — we must do everything within our power to figure out why so many children are being diagnosed with cancer in this area.”

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