For nearly eight decades, Los Alamos National Laboratory has contaminated waters and soils with myriad hazardous chemicals and radioactive waste. Now, testing by scientists around the nuclear weapons lab reveals widespread PFAS.
DuPont has asked an Ohio federal court to declare a mistrial after a jury awarded $50 million to a testicular cancer survivor and his wife who claimed that the illness was linked to the company's contamination of their drinking water.
Four Air Force bases in South Carolina are severely contaminated with chemicals that scientists continue to investigate for possible links to thyroid disease, pregnancy complications, and kidney and testicular cancers.
The film follows a West Virginia community and its families struggling to cope with water contamination and health problems believed to be associated with PFOA, while also exposing those who knew about its dangers years before it became public.
Congressional Democrats expressed outrage that the Department of Health and Human Services still hasn't published a toxicology study that a White House official earlier this year described as a "potential public relations nightmare."
It was supposed to close 22 years ago. Now an aging waste incinerator landfill north of Boston has been given the go-ahead to add a half million tons of fly ash and bottom ash to its collection of materials — and local residents and community leaders are not happy about it.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.