The state allowed hazardous wastes to be dumped at the landfill between 1972 and 1974.
The Pasco Sanitary Landfill is a Superfund site that has been closed for 25 years but still has fires and chemical leaks endangering the environment and Tri-City WA residents. A public hearing is scheduled.
Testing companies licensed by the state are finding unacceptable levels of pesticides, solvents and bacteria.
MICHAEL DOURSON, THE toxicologist who will be the subject of a confirmation hearing on Wednesday for what many consider the second most powerful post at the Environmental Protection Agency, has been hired by industry to consult on at least 30 of the chemicals he may be responsible for reviewing if he assumes office.
Forgive the people of Pompton Lakes for being skeptical about the questionable pilot plan being floated to keep cancer-causing contamination that migrated off a nearby DuPont site from vaporizing up into their basements. You see, there is a history – in this case a long and painful history – regarding environmental cleanup in Pompton Lakes.
Researchers say federal agencies use highly inaccurate tests to estimate exposure to BPA—findings that extend to multiple other harmful chemicals that get into our bodies
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.
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.