The amount of plastic in the oceans around California may be almost a million times more abundant than previously calculated.
State lawmakers slashed funding to pollution control programs at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality by 35% since 2008, even as the state budget grew by 41% over that period, according to a new report by the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project.
An environmental watchdog group says nearly every state has slashed its investments in making sure your air and drinking water are safe.
Contaminated brine bubbling from the ground in Oklahoma could endanger groundwater and highlights the challenge for an oil and gas industry running out of places to dispose of waste.
A Missouri environmental advocacy group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency, claiming that it has failed to prevent farm runoff from polluting Missouri's lakes.
Those ubiquitous flimsy shopping sacks are vanishing from country after country, leaving less plastic in our seas, our trees and our own digestive systems.
Health studies have shown that children who live near heavy traffic, and are exposed to particulate pollution from heavy trucks and diesel engines, develop higher incidences of health problems such as asthma.
Officials will oversee a sweeping survey of Ohio's water supply to test for potentially harmful, man-made chemicals, aiming to be done by the end of next year.
Franklin residents concerned about rare child cancers in the area are now turning their attention to another polluted site.
The Ohio River Valley, like the rest of the U.S., stands at a crossroads of energy and industry, facing decisions about whether to turn toward a future of renewable energy and a green jobs revolution or one of shale gas and plastics.
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
With heightened awareness around the country about the health effects of PFAS, calculations for what artificial turf installations actually cost over their full life-time may send a shock through the artificial turf industry