The State Health Department of Pennsylvania will attend a public meeting at Canon-McMillan High School to explain why the cancers aren't a cluster.
The event comes in the wake of the Post-Gazette's “Human Toll" reports documenting childhood cancers throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.
A Public Herald investigation has uncovered that DEP is allowing 14 Sewage Waste Treatment Plants to discharge radioactive fracking waste as landfill leachate into 13 Pennsylvania Waterways.
Parents whose children have died from cancer are teaming up with scientists to study any correlations between toxicants and illness.
‘Something’s wrong here’: Washington County parents want Pa. to look deeper at whether fracking could be related to cancer cases
Gov. Tom Wolf is reviewing a request that he order an investigation by the state Department of Health of the possibility of a link between shale gas operations and the high number of childhood cancer cases in four southwestern Pennsylvania counties.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
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.
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.