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Desperate Puerto Ricans are drinking water from a hazardous-waste site.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
In Puerto Rico, water is being pumped to people by water authorities from a federally designated hazardous-waste site.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA warns Puerto Ricans to stop drinking water from Superfund sites, but everything's fine!

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
t's been three weeks since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, and conditions are deteriorating due to a pervasive lack of access to food, water, and electricity. Some residents in Puerto Rico have little recourse left than to seek out water supplies at wells located on the island's Superfund sites.
Categories: Ecological News

Amid fear and guns, polio finds a refuge.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Wild poliovirus clings to a tenuous existence in areas like those haunted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram, where eradication is costly, dangerous, and urgent.
Categories: Ecological News

'Lead in my bones': Living a contaminated life in East Chicago.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
The NAACP kicked off an initiative in East Chicago to teach children how to test their soil, water and air for lead.
Categories: Ecological News

Truth is, conflicting water studies are stressing out some in Flint.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Researchers admit their findings need to be reviewed and replicated by others before anyone can claim to be closer to the truth about the effect tainted water had on some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
Categories: Ecological News

Wolverine landfill neighbors threaten lawsuit to force cleanup.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Neighbors of a Wolverine World Wide tannery waste dump are threatening a lawsuit that could force the company to clean up the toxic landfill at the center of an expanding groundwater contamination investigation near Grand Rapids.
Categories: Ecological News

Fire-fighting chemicals and drinking water.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
The PFAS saga is not just an issue for those who live near the Williamtown RAAF base and other hot spots around the nation.
Categories: Ecological News

It's time to clean up Lunenburg Harbour.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Come on, you governments of Canada, Nova Scotia and Lunenburg. It’s time you started acting together to seriously deal with what the noses of residents and the bacteria counts of scientists have been telling us this summer about Lunenburg Harbour.
Categories: Ecological News

Filters: A cigarette engineering hoax that harms both smokers and the environment.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Without filters, the number of lethal lung cancers may be reduced, more smokers would quit because of the harsh taste, and fewer young people would start smoking.
Categories: Ecological News

California mobile home park residents face barriers to clean water.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Study finds more frequent service cuts and dirtier water in trailer parks.
Categories: Ecological News

See photos of the most crowded island on Earth.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
People who find a way to live in difficult environmental conditions have always fascinated photographer Charlie Cordero.
Categories: Ecological News

David Attenborough urges action on plastics after filming Blue Planet II.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Naturalist says experience making second series of BBC show revealed devastating threat posed to oceans by plastic.
Categories: Ecological News

Montana contractor sues to compel DEQ to enforce asbestos disposal laws.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
An asbestos-disposal contractor has sued the state Department of Environmental Quality, claiming the agency is not fulfilling its obligation to make sure asbestos waste is being safely handled and properly disposed of in Montana's landfills.
Categories: Ecological News

Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:30
Every morning is filled with anxiety in this hardscrabble town so intertwined with the fortunes of its hulking coal power plant that a drawing of the facility is emblazoned on the community’s police force emblem.
Categories: Ecological News

Mom who was imprisoned for refusing to vaccinate her son speaks out

Natural News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:07
(Natural News) One of the harshest realities of divorce is the ensuing tug-of-war between parents over their rights and responsibilities towards their children. While some parents seem to be able to navigate these dangerous waters peacefully and with the least possible damage to their children, there are some whose opposite views and inability to compromise...

Washington Post: U.S. Congress engineered DEA racket to protect Big Pharma's opioid drug giants

Natural News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:47
(Natural News) Although best known for publishing fake news or being forced give back a Pulitzer prize after being caught committing fake journalism, the Washington Post occasionally stumbles across an actual news story. Over the weekend, the Post published a story that reads almost exactly like Natural News a decade ago, accusing the U.S. Congress...

Four major mineral deficiencies, their symptoms, and how to overcome them

Natural News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:55
(Natural News) You may think that in a society where food is abundant and starvation is relatively rare, that nutrient deficiencies would be a non-issue. However, in many parts of the world, including North America, nutrient deficiencies are extremely common and are often responsible for many of the symptoms and diseases people are facing today. So...

Today's youth have zero real-world skills, warns the Health Ranger - how will they survive?

Natural News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:52
(Natural News) Have you noticed these days that many of our young people have zero practical skills other than being able to expertly masturbate, text their friends and post inane content to social media platforms? And of course, those who are most skilled at these “tasks” can do all three at once. Those are the...

California wildfires burning out of control are natural phenomena, NOT “climate change” — fires have raged on earth for billions of years

Natural News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:49
(Natural News) After days of terrorizing and destroying much of California’s wine country and surrounding regions, several wildfires continue to burn out of control, killing more than 30 people in what has now become the deadliest fire in the state’s history. More deaths are expected, say officials in the region, as fires continue to rage,...

New numbers reveal more than 100 KIDS per day being seen in U.S. hospitals with opioid addiction

Natural News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:30
(Natural News) A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has cast a grim new light on America’s opioid crisis. The organization found that hospitals in the United States attend more than 100 children and teenagers a day who are already hooked on opioids, reported DailyMail.co.uk. The researchers based this estimate on their retrospective...
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