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.
A new study found higher exposures to fine particulate matter during the third trimester of pregnancy were associated with increased risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder.
New Jersey's rules on lead poisoning have some large loopholes.
Pronczuk’s great legacy lies in the programs she built, the friends and colleagues she brought together, the young physicians and scientists whom she inspired, and the lives of the millions of children in countries around the world whose health she steadfastly protected.
Children born to mothers who were exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke during pregnancy face an elevated risk of eczema and other skin problems in childhood.
Early breast-feeding accompanies a lower risk of pet allergy, possibly because of the way breast milk steers the composition of an infant’s gut microbe mix.
The reality is that new chemicals we come in contact with through food have been tested and found safe before they reach a grocery store or dinner table.
A survey, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, found a wide majority of pediatricians and family physicians acquiesce to parents who wish to delay vaccinating their children.