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Another victim of Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico's treasured rainforest.

Water quality - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:00
Maria’s winds ripped through the only tropical rain forest in the United States forest system, decimating much of its flora and fauna.

Minnesota has 2,669 troubled bodies of water, draft list says.

Pesticides - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:00
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is proposing to add more lakes and streams to the state's list of impaired waters.

EU pesticide debate needs more 'independent expertise': Macron.

Pesticides - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:00
France and the European Union need independent scientific experts to guide them on divisive environmental issues such as pesticides, French President Emmanuel Macron said, criticizing some research as prone to lobbying pressures.

Minnesota has 2,669 troubled bodies of water, draft list says.

Endocrine disruptors - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:00
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is proposing to add more lakes and streams to the state's list of impaired waters.

EU pesticide debate needs more 'independent expertise': Macron.

Endocrine disruptors - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:00
France and the European Union need independent scientific experts to guide them on divisive environmental issues such as pesticides, French President Emmanuel Macron said, criticizing some research as prone to lobbying pressures.

Coal boss takes climate change denial to the extreme.

Distorting science - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:00
Bob Murray claims Earth’s getting colder (just ignore those rising global temperatures). A Murray Energy lobbyist is now Trump’s nominee for No. 2 at EPA.

State: Water crisis didn’t affect Flint birth outcomes.

Lead - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
A state health department analysis released Tuesday on birth outcomes in Flint found “no significant differences” before and after the city switched its water source — contrary to a study released last month by researchers in Kansas and West Virginia.

Scientists found a gnarly pesticide in 75 percent of global honey samples.

Pesticides - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
And this pesticide is a known killer of bees.

In-depth firefighting foam contamination tests at Albatross and Jervis Bay.

Endocrine disruptors - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Results of in-depth testing at HMAS Albatross due to possible contamination from the historical use of firefighting foams are expected to be reported by the end of the year.

Belmont residents in pollution path wade into legislative debate.

Endocrine disruptors - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Plainfield Township residents living near a spreading chemical plume, traveled to Lansing to speak out against a bill that would prohibit the state from passing regulations that are stricter than existing federal standards.

State: Water crisis didn’t affect Flint birth outcomes.

Children's health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
A state health department analysis released Tuesday on birth outcomes in Flint found “no significant differences” before and after the city switched its water source — contrary to a study released last month by researchers in Kansas and West Virginia.

New maps show big divide between the world’s overweight and underweight children.

Children's health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
There are major concentrations of overweight children in some parts of the world and underweight ones in other parts.

New maps show big divide between the world’s overweight and underweight children.

Cancer - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
There are major concentrations of overweight children in some parts of the world and underweight ones in other parts.

Belmont residents in pollution path wade into legislative debate.

Cancer - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Plainfield Township residents living near a spreading chemical plume, traveled to Lansing to speak out against a bill that would prohibit the state from passing regulations that are stricter than existing federal standards.

Scientists found a gnarly pesticide in 75 percent of global honey samples.

Bee Colony Collapse - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
And this pesticide is a known killer of bees.

Canada groups urge government to toughen toxic chemicals law.

Women's health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Five environmental groups say Canada’s law governing toxic chemicals is outdated and they urge the government to amend soon it to protect children and the general population.

Hurricane Maria death toll rises in Puerto Rico.

Women's health - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
The confirmed death toll in Puerto Rico rose to 43 nearly three weeks after Hurricane Maria wrecked the island.

Canada groups urge government to toughen toxic chemicals law.

Phthalates - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Five environmental groups say Canada’s law governing toxic chemicals is outdated and they urge the government to amend soon it to protect children and the general population.

Napa, Sonoma, Santa Rosa California fires: 17 dead, more than 180 missing.

Flame retardants - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
More than 25,000 people fled homes in seven counties as hundreds of firefighters struggled to contain flames that have killed at least 17 people, destroyed more than 2,000 buildings and battered the region’s wine industry.

Canada groups urge government to toughen toxic chemicals law.

Endocrine disruptors - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:00
Five environmental groups say Canada’s law governing toxic chemicals is outdated and they urge the government to amend soon it to protect children and the general population.

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