Ten years ago, fed up with floating litter everywhere and frequent whiffs of sewage, Baltimore launched a “Healthy Harbor" campaign.
Berkshire County residents and activists made their displeasure with the proposed Housatonic River cleanup plan clear.
Seven of eight hazardous-waste facilities that accept offsite waste in Michigan are in disproportionately Black, lower-income communities in metro Detroit.
People who live near the most toxic sites in America say they saw a level of attention they hadn't seen in decades under Trump. What happens now?
In 10 days, people get to say what they think of the latest plan to remove toxics from the Housatonic River.
State and federal agencies still have work to do, including ongoing monitoring of conditions in the waterway.
Sewage sludge is a highly toxic, semi-solid blend of human feces and every pollutant that was discharged into the sewers.
Federal environmental regulators began work this week to clean up asbestos and potential cancer-causing chemicals.
Federal authorities on Tuesday proposed excavating contaminated soil and monitoring groundwater at a former industrial site down the street from the Passaic River that has been named a Superfund site.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.
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.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.