- Room to breathe: My quest to clean up my home's filthy airon December 13, 2019 at 12:21 pm
Poor indoor air quality causes serious health issues. Things can be improved with determination to sniff out the cause of the problem—and s...
- Are ‘forever chemicals’ in our milk? Nobody really knowson December 13, 2019 at 12:20 pm
When contaminated groundwater shut down a New Mexico dairy farm, it revealed how unprepared regulators are to protect the food supply from a grou...
- What’s the greenest way to travel?on December 12, 2019 at 9:52 pm
To protect the planet, you may need to see less of it.
- Revealed: Water company and city officials knew about Flint poison riskon December 12, 2019 at 2:35 pm
Exclusive: email exchanges show senior employees knew Michigan residents might risk being poisoned by tap water months before city admitted to pr...
- Are wireless earbuds a risk-free Christmas present?on December 12, 2019 at 2:15 pm
As advances in technology have surpassed the ability of research to keep up, there has been widespread concern expressed by scientists and parent...
- Ever hear of a nurdle? This new form of pollution could be coming to the Ohio Riveron December 12, 2019 at 12:16 pm
When the petrochemical plant being built by Shell Chemical Appalachia in Beaver County is complete, it's anticipated to bring 600 jobs as we...
- Dirty air and the human brain: does pollution poison the mind?on December 12, 2019 at 10:58 am
Air pollution is responsible for an estimated seven million annual deaths worldwide. A growing body of research suggests it may also be damaging ...
- Susan Kaplan: What local communities should do to regulate pesticideson December 12, 2019 at 10:55 am
Regulations should approach herbicides, insecticides and related substances comprehensively instead of going after individual chemicals like glyp...
- Two million Americans don't have running water in their homes, according to DigDeep reporton December 12, 2019 at 10:34 am
Native American households are 19 times as likely as white households to lack indoor plumbing, the report notes.
- 'We’re just waiting to die': The black residents living on top of a toxic landfill siteon December 12, 2019 at 4:26 am
In the 1980s, black New Orleanians were encouraged to buy houses built above a toxic landfill.
- Los Angeles beaches plagued with toxic stormwater, report warnson December 11, 2019 at 11:40 pm
Officials are doing little to reduce the biggest source of pollutants in local water, researchers find.
- Click, click, emit - the carbon cost of online shoppingon December 11, 2019 at 11:16 pm
Thinking of ordering a holiday gift online? You might pause to consider the environmental impact of getting that product to your doorstep.
- How the neighborhood you grow up in affects your futureon December 11, 2019 at 12:25 pm
Research reveals that Pittsburgh children who grew up just blocks away from one another have had very different life outcomes in income, employme...
- Topic of cancer: How PFAS threaten our wateron December 11, 2019 at 11:15 am
A family of toxins known as PFAS has gotten its closeup on the silver screen via Dark Waters. Will regulators take note?
- EPA Superfund sites cause new toxic plume concerns in Californiaon December 11, 2019 at 6:03 am
California's cancer registry is opening its own probe into whether two toxic plumes could be making Bay Area residents sick.
- Majority want more oversight of CAFOs, poll findson December 11, 2019 at 2:34 am
A majority of Americans say they want more stringent oversight of large-scale livestock operations, according to a national poll.
- Denmark raises antibiotic-free pigs. Why can’t the US?on December 10, 2019 at 12:22 pm
American pigs are raised on a liberal diet of antibiotics, fueling the rise of resistant germs. Danish pork producers are proving there’s a...
- Linda Birhbaum retires from NIEHS, but don't expect her to fade awayon December 10, 2019 at 11:26 am
The renowned scientist says retirement allows her to speak more freely about the toxins that she says are plaguing our world.
- The great recycling conon December 9, 2019 at 6:22 pm
The greatest trick corporations ever played was making us think we could recycle their products.
- The disturbing link between environmental racism and criminalizationon December 9, 2019 at 12:18 pm
The United States of America has the largest prison system of any nation on Earth, the largest number of prisoners of any country, and one of the...