Donna Ballinger wipes a hand against her windshield to reveal the black soot that drifts regularly to her home from the coke oven at AK Steel. "It's horrible," said Ballinger, 56.
A Pierce County executive wants to see the removal of the Electron Dam on the Puyallup River, after its owners, Electron Hydro, LLC, polluted the river with sheets of artificial turf during a recent construction project.
Rubber debris litters miles of Puyallup River after artificial turf was used in dam project without permit
Beyond wildfire smoke, the air quality in Denver has deteriorated to exceptionally poor conditions with residents barraged by infusions of multiple lung-irritating pollutants - including ozone, which has spiked in recent days to levels 28% above federal health limits.
Certain clouds have been discovered to draw air pollution on the earth's surface, which could lead to more insight to our role in climate change.
When the Dolphins and Rainbows swim club headed out Monday morning for their regular swim in Biscayne Bay, they encountered a grisly sight: hundreds of dead fish in the Tuttle Basin.
When warming temperatures melted the frozen ground under a munitions repair facility in Alaska years ago, the foundation shifted, causing deep cracks to spread across the thick concrete walls.
Environmentalists say they fear the rule under discussion — meant to clarify which entity has the authority to oversee where recycled fracking water is used — lacks provisions meant to protect human health, freshwater and land.
Cleanup of decades-old mercury pollution in Thunder Bay's north harbour is expected to cost at least $65 million – although it remains unclear exactly how that tab will be divided.
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.