Illinois nuclear workers' benefits petitions have to be reviewed within 6 months. Some have languished a decade.
US workers in industries that use or manufacture the plastic additive bisophenol-A have, on average, 70 times more of the chemical in their bodies than the general public -- levels well above what has been shown to impact reproduction, according to a study published this month.
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.