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The rise of the IT age means hazardous materials from electronic devices are being released into the environment at an increasing rate.
A baby born today in southeast Las Vegas might live 16 years longer than an infant born closer to the Strip, according to a study released today by Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center on Society and Health.
Local water wells have shown high levels of unpalatable salt and poisonous lead.
Here’s what I’ve never understood about the GOP congressional leadership’s fixation with the Keystone XL pipeline, or why they made it the first thing in the box in 2015. They framed Keystone as a jobs bill. That’s what doesn’t make any sense, at all.
The notice of intent follows two earlier efforts, one of which a state appeals court blocked after deciding the agency lacked sufficient evidence that styrene is “known” to cause cancer.
Prof Shem Wandiga, a researcher at the University of Nairobi, said the effect of air pollution is being felt in some parts of Kenya, specifically sperm counts are down among men exposed to air pollution on a regular basis.
Industry groups are fighting an Oregon bill that would protect children from toxic chemicals, saying such regulation should be done at the federal level.
Community opposition and Taliban threats are blocking efforts to eradicate the crippling disease in one of its last strongholds.
The hottest movie in China this weekend wasn’t “Fifty Shades of Grey” or Jackie Chan’s latest, “Dragon Blade.” Instead, a pointed and emotional environmental online documentary has swept the country by storm, putting its air pollution crisis front and center days before the country's annual legislative sessions.
Could "Under the Dome", Chinese journalist Chai Jing's new documentary about pollution, become China's "Silent Spring", the 1962 book that spurred the development of the U.S. environmental movement?
Legislators have re-introduced a bill to keep chemicals out of children's toys.
Republican Rick Snyder is throwing the weight of the governor’s office behind efforts to keep tighter ozone standards from being enacted by the Democratic Obama administration.
Don’t blame gluttony or genes for the obesity epidemic – it’s our sedentary habits echoing down the generations.
Detroit has reduced diesel emissions by about 45,000 tons over the past five years through engine upgrades and replacements spurred by a federal program in its last year of authorization.