pfas action act of 2021

The real story behind PFAS and Congress’ effort to clean up contamination: Op-ed

The real story behind PFAS and Congress’ effort to clean up contamination: Op-ed

Former EPA official Jim Jones sets the record straight on 'the forever chemical' as lawmakers take up the PFAS Action Act

When the U.S. House of Representatives takes up the bipartisan PFAS Action Act this week, some members of Congress may contend that the bill would ban some uses of PFAS.

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Cancer-causing emissions in Pittsburgh-area borough prompt meeting with EPA

A medical sterilization facility’s ethylene oxide emissions have created cancer risk greater than 100 in a million for its neighbors.

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We're hiring: Texas Environmental Health Reporter

Want to do journalism with an impact? We want to hear from you.

air pollution

In polluted cities, reducing air pollution could lower cancer rates as much as eliminating smoking would

“Places with high levels of air pollution would still have higher cancer rates even if smoking was eliminated.”

Op-ed: Public lands are not neutral. We must grapple with their racist roots

Op-ed: Public lands are not neutral. We must grapple with their racist roots

Green spaces should feel like everyone’s backyard.

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

public lands

Los parques naturales no son neutrales. Debemos enfrentarnos a sus raíces racistas

Los espacios verdes deberían sentirse como un patio trasero para todes.