High levels of the so-called “forever chemicals" have been found in the Aullwood Audubon Farm Discovery Center's drinking water system, the Ohio EPA announced Thursday.
The UK environment watchdog is examining whether more than 50 sites that supply salad and vegetables to supermarkets and other businesses are discharging chemical pollution into rivers and streams.
Darienne Montgomery, 26, of Lynchburg, is one of six local artists selected to paint storm drains along Fort and Park avenues throughout the month of October.
Though less common than in the past, microbes that contaminate tap water continue to sicken - and sometimes kill - Americans.
The brain-eating amoeba that contaminated the water supply of a Texas city and killed a six-year-old boy has been traced back to a splash pad outside the Lake Jackson civic center.
Over the past three years, two Iowa companies have repeatedly told the state and federal government they've exceeded the amount of pollution they can discharge into the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, yet environmental agencies have taken no action against them.
The work of Peru's Indigenous environmental monitors, whom proponents credit with accurately recording instances of spills that may have otherwise gone unnoticed, is still not formally recognized by the government.
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.