Kamchatka, Russia's easternmost region, has been hit by an ecological catastrophe.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, were detected in samples taken from 26 of the 28 groundwater profile monitoring wells.
Military excess is a uniquely American thing, and though military waste isn't on most people's radar, it's not as easy to ignore as waste in a landfill.
Elevated levels of a potentially hazardous class of chemicals are showing up in drinking water at a small mobile home park near Shaw Air Force Base.
The fight continues to help soldiers who were exposed to toxic chemicals from burn pits while serving overseas.
Officials overseeing the cleanup of the Concord Naval Weapons Station tried to reassure City Council members this week that the arduous task of removing toxic materials left behind by the Navy is on the right track.
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.