Tires, not tailpipe emissions, could be the real pollution problem, study says

Tires don't create fumes like our cars' tailpipes do, right? Well, that's not exactly true, and they're likely a bigger problem than we previously thought, according to a new study.

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States band together to tackle car emissions

An initiative among 12 mid-Atlantic and northeast states, as well as Washington, D.C., just released its first draft proposal for lowering vehicle emissions.

Trump to revoke California’s authority on air pollution

The Trump administration will formally revoke California's authority under the Clean Air Act to set its own air pollution rules.


Trump vows to lower fuel emission standards after California deal

President Donald Trump will move ahead with a new rule to lower national standards on car and vehicle emissions, ignoring a deal by California and four auto makers.


Google expands its Street View clean air initiative to new city

Despite almost half of Amsterdam's population biking to get to their destinations, air pollution is still a problem. So Google is bringing two of Project Air View's Street View cars to get a better idea of the city's air quality.


Poll: Nearly half of voters oppose Trump's vehicle emissions plan

A large number of voters are opposed to the Trump administration's plan to weaken vehicle emissions standards, a new poll released Thursday found.
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Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

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