The EPA has failed to regulate or review two fragrance ingredients considered to be among the most hazardous chemicals in production—and among those Congress directed the agency to address faster than any others.
I doubt you spend much time thinking about the CPSC, but the little-known agency plays a crucial role in ensuring that the products in our homes are safe.
The Kehoe paradigm assumes a lack of risk unless proven otherwise. Here's why that's a problem, and how people are working to find a better way.
Maryland's legislature has passed a bill to heavily restrict the use of flame retardant chemicals in children's products, mattresses and upholstered furniture.
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.
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.