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When tests showed Helen Jackson’s 2-year-old daughter had dangerous levels of toxic lead in her blood, the worried mom instantly suspected her public housing apartment.
The old refinery in South Philadelphia, formerly Sunoco, now Philadelphia Energy Solutions, is booming again, and so are complaints of air pollution.
Something in the air: smog was obscuring Tower Bridge in London yesterday, as red dust from the Sahara added to the poor air quality.
A leading international human rights group on Monday accused Jewish settlements in the West Bank of using Palestinian child labor in farming, calling it a violation of international law.
The next time you step into the shower, wipe your face or brush your teeth, stop and think of the environment.
Thick air pollution persisted in London on Friday, but is set to clear this weekend as rainfall and winds from the Atlantic combine to disperse it.
Writing on The ScentificParent blog, a chagrined Canadian mom announced that she is leaving the anti-vaxx movement after all of her seven children — four of them completely unvaccinated — have come down with whooping cough.
As the effects of the California drought ripple outward, Iowans should expect to pay more and grow more.
Employees at the Huron campus, especially women of child-bearing age, need to be informed about TCE vapors in buildings so they can make their own decisions about exposure risks, a national advocate told a community group Thursday.
A major spike in air pollution across much of England poses a risk to those suffering from respiratory diseases, older people and children, health charities warned on Friday.
Evidence that a Duke Energy power plant site near Hartsville is more contaminated than previously suspected continues to grow as state regulators, environmentalists and company officials learn more about the property.
From bath mats and kitchen utensils to children’s stick-on jewelry, hundreds of products sold at discount retailers contain toxic levels of harmful metals, plastics and chemicals that have been linked to cancers and diseases.
Thousands of chemicals are used in everyday products – in our water, our food and in the air we breathe. It’s the chemical soup of modern life and it’s virtually impossible to escape them. Is there adequate regulation and testing, or are we in the midst of an uncontrolled, human experiment?
Runners preparing for the London Marathon have been advised to take a break from their training schedule tomorrow as air pollution is expected to reach its highest recordable level.
Scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are collecting fish and sediment samples from the Donner reservoir this week as part of a human health risk assessment.
Democrat members of the House Natural Resources Committee came to the L.A. River on Wednesday to talk about blocking Republican bills that would limit the federal Clean Air and Clean Water acts of the 1970s.
We’re pleased the Senate recently unanimously passed SB 135, which moves us forward in meeting the challenge of childhood lead poisoning here in the Granite State.
Toys that contain toxic chemicals are for sale on store shelves in Erie County, according to a statewide environmental group that wants county lawmakers to ban the chemicals in products marketed for children.
Environmental and health advocates across the country delivered petitions with 135,000 signatures – including 3,000 from Maryland – asking Walgreens to phase out toxic chemicals in products.
In Britain, the number of children aged 10 and under who have been referred to NHS support services to help deal with transgender feelings has more than quadrupled in the last six years.