Floodwaters surged toward Midland, Mich., and one of the nation’s most extensive toxic cleanup sites, raising concerns of a wider environmental fallout from the dam disaster.
Catastrophic flooding triggered by dam failures in Michigan could potentially release toxic pollution from a site contaminated by the industrial giant Dow Chemical.
Big makers and users of plastic packaging are betting on a recycling technology, chemical recycling, that has failed for decades to take off, as new rules push them to find ways to cut waste and greenhouse-gas emissions tied to plastic.
A tank at a glycol processing unit at Dow Chemical's plant in Iberville Parish exploded with a loud boom Sunday morning.
The US government has become dangerously complacent about public health.
A year after the Texas Supreme Court dealt a death blow to municipal bans on plastic bags, legislative efforts to revive them have fallen flat.
The plastics industry has a new billion-dollar campaign to get plastic trash out of the ocean. But is industry really suited to clean up the mess its products create?
Researchers who examined Dow Chemical Company-sponsored animal tests performed two decades ago on the insecticide chlorpyrifos found inaccuracies in what the company reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency compared to what the data showed.