Chalmette Refining ranked eighth among the nation's refineries in the level of cancer-causing benzene emissions measured at fenceline monitors, according to a report released Thursday by the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental
A Baton Rouge courtroom erupted in applause after prosecutors announced they would not pursue charges against two activists who took part in a protest outside the office of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.
The Army Corps of Engineers has recommended a $3.2 billion, 50-year plan to elevate both the hurricane-protection levee systems on either side of the Mississippi River.
In a 10-year period marked by a dramatic increase in newly built and planned petrochemical plants, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has seen its budget slashed by nearly 35 percent and its staff cut by almost 30 percent.
Two activists were detained in Baton Rouge Wednesday morning after a two-week march from New Orleans to Baton Rouge to protest a lack of progress in curbing industrial pollution in Louisiana.
Two huge sediment diversions represent by far the most ambitious effort yet to feed Louisiana's marshes with the material needed to build back the state's diminishing coastline.
"Adaptation" has become all the rage among states where bashing/denying climate science remains a requirement for political status.
New study bolsters evidence that certain chemicals may alter social development—but also reinforces the protective effect of folic acid during pregnancy
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"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.
EHN is teaming up with The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health to bring you the voices of next generation environmental health leaders
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.