Up to 40,000 residents of towns contaminated with chemicals from firefighting foams are set to sue the Australian government, making it the biggest class action lawsuit in the country's history. There are fears that the chemicals may increase the risk of cancer.
Australia's Bill Shorten has positioned climate change action at the centre of his 11th-hour pitch to undecided voters.
Mitt Romney was not Summit County's choice for the U.S. Senate. Despite the former GOP presidential nominee's ties to the Park City area, voters here instead backed his Democratic rival.
A journal that had repeatedly published peer-reviewed articles that challenged vested interests about hazardous chemicals in use today appears to have been coopted by a new editor, promoting "mercenary science" designed to manufacture doubt that provides regulators cover when they don't want to make tough decisions.
Claiming overreach by a new publisher, the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health's editorial board asks for disciplinary action from the National Library of Medicine.
Researchers say federal agencies use highly inaccurate tests to estimate exposure to BPA—findings that extend to multiple other harmful chemicals that get into our bodies
The Ohio River Valley, like the rest of the U.S., stands at a crossroads of energy and industry, facing decisions about whether to turn toward a future of renewable energy and a green jobs revolution or one of shale gas and plastics.
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.