Little is known about the compound—but researchers say exposure is likely widespread and it could be making us fat and susceptible to diabetes
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EPA leaned heavily on input from Republican politicians and advocacy groups in devising membership standards last year for its sprawling network of advisory committees, according to records released late yesterday.
A coalition of anti-fracking groups says Gov. Tom Wolf should pay more attention to the health impacts of fracking.
The Latest on a legal challenge to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S.
Texas energy company Kinder Morgan scored a legal victory on Thursday as the B.C. Supreme Court confirmed the provincial government's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project was valid.
Cox Communications has agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit with the state of California over its handling of hazardous waste and customer records.
Scientists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have found evidence that drug's impact has literally flowed downstream to affect marine life, as well.
A proposal asking for a report about the business risks of using plastic straws was voted down at the shareholders' meeting on Thursday.
Numbers of puffins on the UK's remote Farne Islands may be down 12% in the last five years, the National Trust has warned as it takes its latest census of the seabirds.
Long a default offering in restaurants and takeout joints, plastic straws have of late become antennae for the ire of environmentalists, like plastic bags before them.
A leader of a prominent African-American group in Illinois says too much Volkswagen settlement money is going toward the wrong projects.
For both humans and wildlife, the Republican reauthorization of the Farm Bill would usher in the weakest federal protections against pesticide abuse since Silent Spring
Artist Emily Marko "live doodles" to bring the power of art to weighty discussions. We caught up with her - and her Sharpies - at a meeting on lead and children's health.