A groundbreaking study conducted by scientists in South Dakota has found that the world's most widely used family of pesticides — neonicotinoids — is likely causing serious birth defects in mule deer. And the Centers for Disease control finds it widespread in people.
But it's not the factory he says he will investigate — it's the government agency that could have stopped it from releasing harmful chemicals into the air for 17 years.
Bombs, bullets and military hardware abandoned by U.S. forces have left Iraq "toxic for millennia."
With hurricane season underway, contractors this week secured a sloped area of the San Jacinto Waste Pits that has needed multiple repairs over the years.
A Mecklenburg County community air-pollution monitoring project is highlighting how housing discrimination affects the health of predominantly African-American residents.
A group of more than 100 veterans who served in Kunia are suffering from neurological issues, cancer, birth defects and other illnesses.
In a study of one mining village, 94 percent of childbearing women had mercury levels in their bodies higher than the internationally recognized safety threshold of one part per million.
Increasing temperatures from climate change could drive up the number of babies born with congenital heart defects, warns a new study from the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Lessons from environmental and economic restoration efforts in the Ruhr Valley could help usher Appalachia into a new era.
By keeping Americans focused on the climate benefits of gas vs. coal, industry seeks to delay a broader debate of the deficits of gas vs. renewables.
Study finds decreasing lead in topsoil coincides with reductions in children's blood levels, which suggests playing around the dirt may be an important source of the toxic for children