About 150 agricultural pesticides that the World Health Organization considers “hazardous” at some level to human health were used in the United States in 2017, according to U.S. Geological Survey data.
Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) have surpassed projections by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, jeopardizing the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Although not the farmer, Sen. Tom McInnis of Richmond County owns the land for a proposed poultry farm near Goldston in Chatham County.
Farms housing thousands of animals are one of several sources contaminating the Pine River and dividing a mid-Michigan community.
The pollutants wafting from these operations are largely unregulated by the federal government.
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.