The Raduim Girls

Radium Girls – Treasure Hunt

research the following:

1. Who Were the Radium Girls?

2. How did their story impact commerce and working conditions in America?

3. What recent events are similar to the radium girls- that is, industrial or government activities affecting citizens lives?

4. Are there any chemicals in the environment today that would cause similar health problems?

5. How many Super Fund sites are there in the U.S.?

6. How many Super Fund sites are in Texas?

7. What is the closest super fund site to TWU (Texas Woman\’s University, Denton, Texas)? Does it pose any hazards to our air, water, or soil?

8. Who pays for the cleanup and management of these sites? -is it free?

9. Is there any effort to avoid Future Super Fund sites?