Though less common than in the past, microbes that contaminate tap water continue to sicken - and sometimes kill - Americans.
Freedom of information request shows dramatic fall in number of inspectors and 30% rise in whistleblower complaints.
People with the heart disorder, atrial fibrillation, who are exposed to greater levels of air pollution have a 1.2-fold higher risk of stroke than their peers who live with less pollution.
“This pandemic is taking away our wise men," Zebelio Kayap, the Indigenous leader of the Organization of Border Communities, says in a broken voice.
A private contract dredging vessel hit a propane pipeline in the Corpus Christi ship channel Aug. 20, killing four people and injuring six others.
Long-term exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of death from Covid-19, according to a large study by the Office for National Statistics.
Climate change is bringing heat waves that are longer, more intense and more frequent, and some researchers predict that heat will take a worsening toll in human lives as temperatures continue to rise.
The U.S. stands to avoid 4.5 million premature deaths if it works to keep global temperatures from rising by more than 2 degree Celsius, according to new research from Duke University.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
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.