At the behest of the industry, legislators have chipped away at the environmental permitting process in Texas, stacking the deck against concerned people protesting industrial projects.
Around the world, air pollution is responsible for as many as 7 million premature deaths each year—more than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. But the crisis of air pollution isn't always visible—at least when there isn't a dark plume lingering in the sky from one more chemical disaster.
Nearly 500,000 Texans live in communities with contaminated groundwater. Lawmakers aren’t doing much about it
After years of inaction, the state environmental agency is poised to force German Pellets to install pollution controls at its Woodville biofuel processing plant.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
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.