WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus. During pregnancy it's been linked to premature births and low birth weight.
The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal refused to overturn a lower court ruling that the province must consult the First Nation before providing funds to the pulp mill to construct a new treatment facility. This ruling deals with air pollution from the Abercombie mill.
A gas cylinder exploded and prompted a fire in a Siberian research facility which houses samples of smallpox, SARS, Ebola and other potentially deadly viruses. Russian officials said there was no threat of contamination.
Executives from DuPont, Chemours, and 3M told Congress at a hearing Sept. 10 that their companies should not be held liable for widespread per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) pollution across the US.
The Commonwealth Court issued a decision saying Sen. Andy Dinniman did not have a direct, immediate and substantial interest" in construction failures by Sunoco's Mariner East 2 Pipeline to bring a complaint.
Earthworks calculates that in 2018 alone, the fracking boom generated 69 million barrels of liquid waste and 1.4 million tons of solid waste, a 20 percent increase in liquid and 35 percent increase in solid waste from 2017.
Mary Nichols, the long-time chair of the California Air Resources Board, talks about California's continued efforts to stop the Trump administration's rollback of stricter fuel efficiency standards, and why the auto industry is on its side.