Sewage sludge is a highly toxic, semi-solid blend of human feces and every pollutant that was discharged into the sewers.
The St. Lawrence River is the lifeblood of Montreal, providing a commercial highway for shipping, drinking water and, for many, a recreational playground.
Lead scientist Katie Hayden plans to publish recommendations for products people can use that don't have the harmful chemicals, which are called endocrine-disrupting compounds.
Hormone-fed beef and chlorine-washed chicken should remain banned in England after Brexit, the government has been warned.
You may or may not mind chicken dipped in chlorine, but there is far more at stake, for the consumer, the farmers and the ecosystem.
Antibiotics, natural and synthetic hormones were also detected in water, sediment and bivalve tissue.
Two chemicals used as substitutes for bisphenol A (BPA) may contribute to childhood weight gain and obesity, according to a study published today in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
Many older cats suffer from health problems caused by a hyperactive thyroid, and while there's no single cause of the condition, hormone-disturbing chemicals in the environment are thought to be an important factor.
A new study also detected low levels of dozens of pharmaceuticals and pesticides in shrimp from the county of Suffolk.
When I was a Scientific Program Administrator at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) I saw a lot of scientists doing strong research on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).
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.