Michelle Gin

shopping toxic products

Is it up to consumers, businesses, or politicians to tackle toxics? All of the above.

We all have a role to play in ridding our shelves of unhealthy products that are more likely to end up harming low-income families.

I have fond childhood memories of going to dollar stores with my mom. It was what we could afford.

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Cancer-causing emissions in Pittsburgh-area borough prompt meeting with EPA

A medical sterilization facility’s ethylene oxide emissions have created cancer risk greater than 100 in a million for its neighbors.

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We're hiring: Texas Environmental Health Reporter

Want to do journalism with an impact? We want to hear from you.

PFAS pollution

EHN partner featured in Consumer Reports' citizen science feature

Leah Segedie, founder of Mamavation, has taken it upon herself to find out where PFAS chemicals are lurking.

air pollution

In polluted cities, reducing air pollution could lower cancer rates as much as eliminating smoking would

“Places with high levels of air pollution would still have higher cancer rates even if smoking was eliminated.”

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

Op-ed: Public lands are not neutral. We must grapple with their racist roots

Op-ed: Public lands are not neutral. We must grapple with their racist roots

Green spaces should feel like everyone’s backyard.