Coal exports are good for the environment -- they are actually saying this. In Oregon and Washington State the coal industry has been pushing this line at town hall meetings, government hearings, and lobby visits.
These omissions and shortcomings on either side of the equation only stand to bolster the most important claim: benefits outweigh costs more than 10 to 1 for all major EPA regulations adopted in the past decade.
Gina McCarthy has been tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, and given her track record of protecting America's families from toxic pollution, her confirmation will help us all breathe easier.
Wait until Mercury goes direct on March 17 to make your most important decisions, because that will be the time that clearer communication returns and you can trust that the information you receive to be accurate and reliable.
In keeping with my reputation as the bearer of bad news, here is more evidence that toxins permeate our world -- and a few hints on how to avoid at le...
We need a mercury treaty that actually reduces global mercury pollution. A treaty that fails to include mandatory mercury reductions overall will dishonor the victims of Minamata disease and accelerate mercury poisoning across the globe.
Co-authors: Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club Phil Radford, Executive Director, Greenpeace It's not an easy time in America. The probl...
You probably didn't know it, but Congress recently held a major hearing on the government's response to autism, grilling two key federal officials on everything from prevalence studies to services for adults with the disorder.
We all want to just eat and not worry too much about it. That's hard if you're confused about GMOs, mercury, other toxic chemicals, antibiotics, and radioactivity.
These laggard coal-reliant companies are responsible for ecologically destructive coal mining and the carbon dioxide emissions that drive global climate change, not to mention a litany of dangerous pollutants.
A Harvard study recently published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine associates a mother's low level exposure to mercury while pregnant with greater risk of her child later developing ADHD-related behavior.
Pregnancy is the perfect time to start a new personal care regime with safer products
Yes, there are human beings who don't believe in the greenhouse effect. I'm not sure why - with origins dating back to Svante Arrhenius's work in the 19th century, it's hardly a radical new concept.
If someone truly believes in the sanctity of life and protecting unborn children, then that commitment should be absolute. How can Senator Inhofe and others who share his position claim to be pro-life when they peddle policies they know result in harm to the unborn?
To use Mercury retrograde to your benefit you must first understand Mercury's influence on you.
Will polluting industries continue to resist public health safeguards at every turn? Will energy companies keep looking backward or will they start embracing change? Will we elect leaders who represent special interests or ordinary citizens?