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EPA cancels appearance by scientists at climate change conference.

Distorting science - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:00
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has canceled plans for three of its scientists to speak on climate change at a conference in Rhode Island on Monday.

Cleveland lead poisoning 2 year progress report: Toxic Neglect.

Lead - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
Local and state policies on lead poisoning have changed, the city has devoted more resources to investigating cases, and new programs designed to screen more children and prevent poisonings are getting under way.

In the shadows of Corpus Christi's Refinery Row,a parable of redevelopment and race.

Environmental justice - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
Hillcrest is squeezed between the port and the interstate, hemmed in by oil tanks on one side and miles of refineries on another.

Cleveland lead poisoning 2 year progress report: Toxic Neglect.

Children's health - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
Local and state policies on lead poisoning have changed, the city has devoted more resources to investigating cases, and new programs designed to screen more children and prevent poisonings are getting under way.

In the shadows of Corpus Christi's Refinery Row,a parable of redevelopment and race.

Cancer - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
Hillcrest is squeezed between the port and the interstate, hemmed in by oil tanks on one side and miles of refineries on another.

The E.P.A.’s top 10 toxic threats, and industry’s pushback.

Pesticides - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
The Environmental Protection Agency has published a list of 10 toxic threats it will evaluate first under a law passed last year intended to crack down on hazardous chemicals.

The E.P.A.’s top 10 toxic threats, and industry’s pushback.

Endocrine disruptors - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
The Environmental Protection Agency has published a list of 10 toxic threats it will evaluate first under a law passed last year intended to crack down on hazardous chemicals.

A male infertility crisis is coming. The Middle East can help.

Endocrine disruptors - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
Western men’s sperm counts are falling, and we ought to be concerned. The end result may be a new social crisis of male infertility.

The E.P.A.’s top 10 toxic threats, and industry’s pushback.

Cancer - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00
The Environmental Protection Agency has published a list of 10 toxic threats it will evaluate first under a law passed last year intended to crack down on hazardous chemicals.

Why has the E.P.A. shifted on toxic chemicals?

Women's health - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
An industry insider helps call the shots.

Why has the E.P.A. shifted on toxic chemicals?

Endocrine disruptors - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
An industry insider helps call the shots.

Why has the E.P.A. shifted on toxic chemicals?

Children's health - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
An industry insider helps call the shots.

City wins in Pittsburgh Garbage Olympics.

Solutions - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
Cleaning up litter is expensive for cities. Making a game of it inspires community building.

Why has the E.P.A. shifted on toxic chemicals?

Pesticides - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
An industry insider helps call the shots.

Why has the E.P.A. shifted on toxic chemicals?

Lead - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
An industry insider helps call the shots.

Why has the E.P.A. shifted on toxic chemicals?

Flame retardants - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
An industry insider helps call the shots.

Why has the E.P.A. shifted on toxic chemicals?

Cancer - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
An industry insider helps call the shots.

Flying insects have been disappearing over the past few decades, study shows.

Pesticides - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:00
Between 1989 and 2016, ay in the journal PLOS One, the biomass of flying insects over nature reserves in Germany decreased by a seasonal average of 76 percent.

Insectageddon: farming is more catastrophic than climate breakdown.

Pesticides - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:00
The shocking collapse of insect populations hints at a global ecological meltdown.

EPA orders more repairs at Texas toxic site following Harvey.

Endocrine disruptors - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:00
The Environmental Protection Agency ordered two companies on Thursday to make more extensive repairs to stabilize the area around a Superfund toxic waste site near Houston following Hurricane Harvey.

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