Just three bankruptcies of American coal companies have added more than $800 million in costs to a federal government program that funds health care for disabled coal miners.
Industry, individuals and all governments must work together, research says.
Academic experts and civic groups slammed government measures as too lenient and superficial.
Houston city officials and university researchers develop technologies to more accurately inform the community when the air quality might be particularly concerning for the most vulnerable.
At Porto Velho health centres, lines of concerned parents waiting to get treatment for their children have lengthened as Amazon fires have escalated.
These toned-down — but still graphic — warning labels could appear on cigarette packages if the FDA gets its way
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.