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Cancer-causing dioxins leached from a Superfund site along a Texas river during Hurricane Harvey flooding, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said, triggering calls on Friday for the toxic waste to be permanently moved.
Minden residents are dying of cancer and there is a known carcinogen stalking the neighborhood.
A proposed plan to pump water through a horizontal well into the contaminated groundwater beneath the affected homes to dilute the contamination, but not remove it sounds suspect, to say the least.
Some have argued that consensus messaging is counter-productive. Here’s why they’re wrong.
Scott Pruitt wants to cut waste at the EPA. Here's what he could save by cutting his own expenses.
Hurricane Maria left a ruined island and 16 Puerto Rico residents dead. But public health experts worry that figure could climb higher in the coming weeks, as many on the island fail to get medicines or treatment they need for chronic diseases.
Exposure to Agent Orange sprayed during the Vietnam War has been linked to increased levels of certain hormones in women and their breastfeeding children decades later, potentially putting them at higher risk of health problems, according to a new study.
Federal regulators urged manufacturers Thursday to stop using hazardous flame retardants that are known to cause health problems.
The Environmental Protection Agency has directed the potentially responsible parties of the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund site to take immediate action to address damage to the protective cap and high-levels of underlying waste material found at one of the samples on site.
Colorado health officials should take the contamination crisis in El Paso County into their own hands and set a limit for the allowable concentration of unhealthy chemicals found in drinking water.
Monsanto lobbyists have been banned from entering the European parliament after the multinational refused to attend a parliamentary hearing into allegations of regulatory interference.
Toxic emissions from common pipe repair are a health risk, researchers say.
The European Parliament’s environment committee objected to the Commission’s proposed criteria for endocrine disruptors on Thursday.
What do Louisiana and western Pennsylvania have in common? For one, an industry that for better or for worse inspires art.
An Italian judge has ordered the seizure of a power plant run by Italy’s biggest utility Enel in the south of the country as part of an investigation into illegal waste, the company said on Thursday.
The Kent County Health Department is embarking on the largest cancer study it has ever undertaken to investigate the health of people potentially exposed to toxic chemicals from Wolverine World Wide tannery waste dump sites.