The use of renewable gas means significant volumes of methane that would have been produced anyway never reach the atmosphere.
The eastern part of the state—home to extremely intensive industrial swine and poultry production—is again preparing to face a hurricane with the potential to wreak havoc on the region,
Gov. Asa Hutchinson reaches agreement to end hog farm operations on Buffalo National River watershed
The nation's attention has moved on from Hurricane Florence, but the storm has left a toxic legacy in the Carolinas, where lax environmental laws and a warming planet are proving to be a bad combination.
NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA —The full extent of Hurricane Florence's environmental damage isn't yet known in North Carolina, where waste from factory farms, coal ash, and other pollutants are contaminating floodwaters still on the rise after the largest East Coast deluge north of Florida in history.
Smithfield Foods and state lawmakers have an opportunity here to demonstrate to the world that factory-scale hog farms can be good neighbors.
Peter Dykstra and Host Jenni Doering discuss a $25 million award for the neighbors of some foul-smelling North Carolina hog farms, and the high risk of a disastrously low Lake Mead.
New study bolsters evidence that certain chemicals may alter social development—but also reinforces the protective effect of folic acid during pregnancy
FDA under scrutiny: Policymakers, advocates push for stronger science, regulation of the chemical BPA
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
EHN is teaming up with The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health to bring you the voices of next generation environmental health leaders
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.