09 August 2019
Many Americans live within a city block of aging, natural gas storage wells that lack safety features to prevent major leaks.
U.S. Steel spokeswoman Meghan Cox said in an email the company is "reviewing the health department's order."
The region's biggest natural gas processor, MPLX LP, will spend almost $7 million to settle federal and state air pollution violations at three of its gas processing facilities in Pennsylvania and Ohio and reduce emissions at 18 more plants in five other states.
Asian nations are biggest backers of new fossil fuel plants as scientists weigh call for much stricter limits.
Over 1,000 firefighters have cancer, respiratory problems or other illnesses from work at Ground Zero.
It comes after nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah's death from asthma was directly linked to air pollution last month.
How much does the air near a fracking site differ from that of a city street? Research by the West Virginia University School of Public Health seeks to answer that by exploring how the airborne particles near natural gas wells can affect cardiovascular health.
Drivers in Asia's urban centres are exposed to up to nine times more air pollution than their counterparts in Europe or the United States, a new study has found.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.