30 December 2019
USDA acknowledges consumer complaints are on the rise. It issued guidelines in March to food manufacturers to take swifter action.
Members of a key Senate committee know the bill they advanced Tuesday will not soon stop the military from using burn pits overseas to get rid of waste.
Many old dumps contain useful materials. Whether they're worth extracting depends on how we value other benefits such as preventing pollution and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A fish louse shows great promise as an early indicator for monitoring pollution in rivers and dams.
The premise underlying nearly a half century of U.S. environmental law is that no one has a right to poison the air and water that all Americans consume. Under Scott Pruitt’s direction, the Environmental Protection Agency seems just fine with increasing Americans’ exposure to industrial toxins as long as it fulfills President Donald Trump’s promise to revive the nation’s moribund coal industry.
Multinational company Boral has been told to take urgent action to stop pollution flowing from a disused mine site into the Wingecarribee river in the New South Wales southern highlands.
Soot on birds' bellies tell a story of air pollution more than a century in the making. Two graduate students at the University of Chicago measured black carbon that clung to birds kept in Rust Belt museum collections and found a striking record of filthy air.
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"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.
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.
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