Basic food crops for millions of people worldwide are endangered because of surging ground-level ozone concentration.
As they tear through forests and developed areas, fires in California, Oregon, and Washington have destroyed water infrastructure and released chemical contaminants.
More heat will make American cities smoggier.
Sewage sludge is a highly toxic, semi-solid blend of human feces and every pollutant that was discharged into the sewers.
Trump administration argues current limits on soot are protective of public health, even as critics say stricter rules are needed to protect vulnerable communities.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.
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.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.