With nearly 1 million students attending schools in close proximity to facilities that release lead, mercury, manganese and other developmental toxins, this is truly a national crisis.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett declined to weigh in on climate change or say whether she'd recuse herself from cases involving the oil industry in written responses to questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee ahead of its Thursday vote on her confirmation.
The Canadian government wants to start addressing the global plastic pollution problem. But the U.S.-based plastics industry is saying not so fast — and invoking provisions of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Anna Bruen and Natalie Messer Betts: Boost circular economy to improve climate change and social cohesion
A decade ago, Panera Bread became the first national chain to voluntarily post the calorie information for its menu items both online and in stores, inspiring others to follow. Now, they're putting another count on their menu: the carbon footprint.
One of the world's leading financial institutions, JPMorgan, has joined its corporate counterparts in adopting a long-term plan to commit to overhauling its business practices to help halt climate change.
The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule that could reclassify many "major" sources of pollution as minor ones, allowing facilities to abide by less-stringent emissions standards for dangerous substances such as mercury, lead and arsenic.
After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that released more than 100 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, British Petroleum will give the state of Louisiana about $215 million for marsh habitat restoration projects.
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.