New chemicals are getting fast tracked for approval by the EPA, despite bipartisan reforms in 2016 designed to increase scrutiny over chemicals and reduce public health risks, according to a new report.
The US territory of the Virgin Islands has become the latest beach community to consider a ban on certain sunscreen ingredients over concerns that they pose a risk to coral reefs and other marine life.
Polyfluoroalkylsilanes are commonly used to treat surfaces to make them oil- or water-resistant.
Critics say changes to the agency's review process will harm public health.
A study of almost 600 couples in an IVF clinic in Saudi Arabia has found an apparent association between phthalate exposure and an increased risk of failed clinical pregnancy and live birth.
Bill looks to increase FDA's authority over personal care products.
The Environmental Protection Agency advances long-awaited ban on consumer products, but allows commercial use to continue.
Looking ahead to the biggest environmental issues for chemistry worldwide, including climate change, air quality, PFAS pollution, plastics, and chemical regulation.
The EPA has taken steps that undermine almost everything the new Toxic Substance Control Act was meant to achieve.
The American Chemistry Council has filed a formal appeal to get California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to withdraw its designation of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) systems as a priority product under the Safer Consumer Products programme.
Washington state governor Jay Inslee has earmarked more than $9m to address the environmental threat posed by toxic chemicals in consumer products
By keeping Americans focused on the climate benefits of gas vs. coal, industry seeks to delay a broader debate of the deficits of gas vs. renewables.
Lessons from environmental and economic restoration efforts in the Ruhr Valley could help usher Appalachia into a new era.
Study finds decreasing lead in topsoil coincides with reductions in children's blood levels, which suggests playing around the dirt may be an important source of the toxic for children