A family of man-made chemicals that can contaminate water, called PFAS, has been front and center in the news, across the United States and in Wisconsin.
Oil-and-gas wells produce nearly a trillion gallons of toxic waste a year. An investigation shows how it could be making workers sick and contaminating communities across America.
3M Co. said it will begin drilling and collecting deep-soil samples in Alabama as it searches for PFAS chemicals it dumped decades ago at a former landfill site that later became a middle school.
The Department of Defense is polluting the environment with toxic chemicals by continuing to incinerate a vast stockpile of firefighting foam in a move environmentalists say is in breach of new regulations.
You may not have heard of Volatile Organic Compounds but it's likely that your lungs are infinitely familiar with them.
Chemicals used in refrigerators and freezers may have been responsible for half of Arctic climate change in the past 50 to 60 years, scientists say.
The United Steelworkers sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal court on Thursday in a bid to reverse its gutting of a safety rule at chemical plants, the union said.
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China warned earlier this week that a destructive pest that has threatened the country's grain output is expected to hit more crops across wider areas in 2020, including the key corn-growing region in the northeast.
Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao are two Canadian women who discovered how to turn our plastic waste into useful chemicals, without harming the environment.
Neighborhood groups are concerned that the plant would further pollute an area already considered to be heavily impacted by environmental degradation.
Four months after the first oil slicks on Northeastern beaches were registered, Northeast Brazil faces double pollution on its coast with the presence of microorganisms and chemicals considered harmful to human health.
Southeast Asia's second-largest economy suspended an imminent move to ban three agrochemicals over safety fears. The Donald Trump administration, however, knew how to hit Thailand where it hurts.
As the conditions on the Ohio — and its cargo — become more hazardous, key regulatory organizations struggle to keep up with the growing demands of this water highway.
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Whether rural Pakistan or the Salinas Valley, neglect and injustice pervade farm work. Environmental scientists, policymakers and citizens need to step up for the workers who feed our nation.