Children born in Sarnia, Ont., home to Chemical Valley, are more likely to develop asthma than those born in nearby cities, according to a population-based study by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University.
We need a new environmental protection law for a new century, and there have been many substantive recommendations from Canadians, environmental groups, industry and parliamentarians, writes Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. Now is the time to get the job done.
Parkinson's is already the fastest-growing neurological disorder in the world; in the US, the number of people with Parkinson's has increased 35% the last 10 years, says Dorsey, and "We think over the next 25 years it will double again."
A dozen major companies earned an F for failing to adequately address the growing problem of toxic chemicals in the products they sell to consumers, according to the 2021 "Who's Minding the Store? A Report Card on Retailer Actions to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals."
The agency said it would carry out an accounting of political interference in science, an unusually public act that Biden administration officials said was needed to restore trust in the agency’s decisions.
Here are the responses we've gotten so far from politicians about our study that found Pennsylvania families living near fracking wells are being exposed to high levels of harmful industrial chemicals.