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Did you live in the Ohio Valley from 1991 to 2013? You’ve likely been exposed to PFOA.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
A new study has found that people who lived in the Ohio River Valley between 1991 and 2013 have higher levels of a chemical called PFOA in their bloodstream than the national average.
Categories: Ecological News

The year of the tick.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
The little buggers are everywhere right now, and the risk of Lyme disease is high. Here’s how to protect your family.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA on track to finalize TSCA rules.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
But concerns grow about potential conflicts of interest.
Categories: Ecological News

We’re closer than ever to eradicating polio — and yet there’s Syria.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Immunization and surveillance must be sustained, even in war zones, if the disease is to become history.
Categories: Ecological News

China looks to restore the blue skies.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Country’s efforts to improve air quality open business opportunities for many firms.
Categories: Ecological News

Light penalties and lax oversight encourage weak safety culture at nuclear weapons labs.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Explosions, fires, and radioactive exposures are among the workplace hazards that fail to make a serious dent in private contractor profits.
Categories: Ecological News

The battle for transparency on North Carolina factory farms.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Advocacy groups have challenged an especially egregious ag-gag law designed to keep the public in the dark about industrial animal farming operations.
Categories: Ecological News

'Garbage juice' seen as threat to drinking water in Florida Panhandle county.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Waste Management, the nation's largest handler of garbage, and Jackson County are locked in a battle over whether underground disposal of leachate is safe.
Categories: Ecological News

Trump proposes dumping protections for shipyard, construction workers.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
President Donald Trump’s Labor Department has proposed scrapping key protections intended to protect shipyard and construction workers from exposure to beryllium, a toxic mineral that can cause deadly lung disease.
Categories: Ecological News

European Union further restricts four phthalates.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Commonly used plasticizers would be prohibited at levels greater than 0.1% by weight in most products.
Categories: Ecological News

Fungal toxins from wallpaper source of illness says new research.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
According to a new study, there are several toxins from fungi that could be released into the air indoors and the source could be fungi living in the wall papers. These may lead to serious health problems say researchers.
Categories: Ecological News

A campaign to eliminate plastic straws is sucking in thousands of converts.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Why single out pollution as small and slim as a drinking straw? Americans use half a billion straws every day.
Categories: Ecological News

The truth teller.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on persuading anti-vaxers, predicting the next outbreak, and working with Trump.
Categories: Ecological News

France's Macron to back push for global environment rights pact.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron promised on Saturday to play an active role in a campaign aimed at securing a global pact to protect the human right to a clean and healthy environment.
Categories: Ecological News

Your DNA-based diet plan? He's got an app for that.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Justin Kao’s DNA technology could allow customers to buy apps offering everything from food recommendations to family-planning resources on-demand.
Categories: Ecological News

Sadiq Khan: Gove must get a grip on 'life and death' air pollution crisis.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has requested an urgent meeting with the new environment secretary, Michael Gove, to urge him to get a grip on Britain’s “life and death” air pollution crisis.
Categories: Ecological News

Israel drops controversial study on links between pollution and cancer in Haifa area.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
The health and environment ministries cite methodical problems in the research that found babies being born with smaller heads.
Categories: Ecological News

Chained to health ministry, Peruvians protest mining pollution.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Parents of sick children who live near one of Peru's oldest mining pits camped out in front of the health ministry in Lima for an eighth day on Thursday, demanding help to deal with the impact of decades of mining pollution.
Categories: Ecological News

A utopia for a dystopian age.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
Our impulse to imagine better worlds has nearly been extinguished. But we desperately need a new vision of inhabiting the planet.
Categories: Ecological News

President Trump, meet this 2-year-old.

Environmental Health News - 3 hours 16 min ago
America and other wealthy countries must not turn their backs on fighting disease and illiteracy.
Categories: Ecological News
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