Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
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A new statewide mapping tool reveals there are high-risk areas scattered throughout the state from parts of Seattle and Tacoma to neighborhoods in Wenatchee and Burien.
Federal regulators urged manufacturers Thursday to stop using hazardous flame retardants that are known to cause health problems.
Embryonic Minamata disease victim Shinobu Sakamoto strained her disabled body to the fullest extent to make her desperate pleas heard loud and clear.
The last three rounds of lead testing showed good news for the troubled Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. Lead levels were trending slightly lower.
Mercury is found in household items from beauty products to electronics, and even in food. Without proper safeguards our health is in danger.
A single variation in its DNA may have helped equip the virus to attack fetal cells, contributing to a surge of birth defects in Latin America.
More than 800,000 children risk death by starvation in East Africa and aid agencies have just weeks - months at most - to save them, World Vision charity said on Wednesday.
A radiation-riddled landfill in St. Louis, Trump’s EPA, and two moms who won’t let it go.
An emerging technology could coat the insides of lead service lines, a process shown elsewhere to prevent lead contamination for much less expense and disruption than excavation and replacement.
The Toy Association in the US says that a rule to ban the use of five phthalates in children's products will necessitate testing which "adds cost for the consumer with no safety benefit."