The original Earth Day of 1970 ushered in a decade of progress in protecting public health and the environment. Landmark laws like the Clean Air Act a...
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We ask a lot of questions about food. What's the fat content? How much sugar? Is there enough fiber? What about trans fats? Is this the brand of (...
On Tuesday, Greenpeace held a protest at computer giant Dell's headquarters for the company's backtracking on its public commitment to eliminate key toxic chemicals in its products by 2009.
There is still time for Dell to do the right thing.
Got a curious kid or hungry pet? Many potted plants and cut flowers that people love to keep around the home are actually quite poisonous if ingested...
Ask any new parent about their child's first steps. It's as if they took a walk on the moon instead of toddling from the sofa to the ottoman.
In the ...
Three new studies from just the past week add to the growing laundry list of evidence linking every day toxic exposures and neurodevelopmental impacts in children.
People, corporations and even environmental groups want to ignore the carbon emitted from nuclear power because to do otherwise makes the challenge of reducing carbon harder.
Perhaps the biggest challenge in changing human behavior to address
the reality of climate change is connecting impacts to every day life.
But there ...
I requested of Holmes an elucidation as to how residents of the rural Midwestern United States could be responsible for a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. "It's elementary," he said with aplomb.
If we live in poverty and industry uses our neighborhoods to site their most toxic operations, how do we pay for the illness those operations cause?
Today the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will initiate a review of the health and environmental effects of atrazine, one of the most widely used pesticides in the United States.
Our primary concern now is that further delay by the state not only puts those drinking Hexavalent Chromium at risk, but delays clean up of water supplies and fails to hold polluters accountable.
Like it or not, vaccines are likely the largest source of one-time exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals in early infant development.
When you're buying new electronics products there's lots to consider. A few years ago there was practically zero information if you wanted to make an ...
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