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Scientists and state water regulators say that if algae levels continue to increase, sweeping new regulations that could cost from $5 billion to $10 billion may be imposed on the sewage plants to reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus they put into the bay, both of which act as fertilizers.
The stench of noxious chemical fumes almost leaves you dizzy the moment you enter the industrial belt of Dombivali. By the government's own admission, this is one of the most 'critically polluted' industrial clusters in the country -- one that the National Green Tribunal has finally cracked down on.
Australians and New Zealanders living with severe physical deformities because their mothers used the controversial thalidomide drug during pregnancy will share in an $89 million settlement after a class action finished in Melbourne on Monday.
A major epidemiological study reports an association between perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) exposure and kidney and testicular cancers in people who lived near and worked at a plant that produced the chemical.
One study released earlier this year found that pesticide residues on cannabis are transferred to inhaled marijuana smoke, possibly posing a "significant toxicological threat."
Researchers on the Great Barrier Reef off Queensland are freezing coral sperm to stop some of the animal species from becoming extinct.
A spike in lead poisoning deaths among Wellington's resurgent kaka population is being investigated by researchers. "Lead is a highly toxic heavy metal that is reported to have a sweet taste - especially to parrots,'' Zealandia conservation manager Raewyn Empson said.
Ounce for ounce, methane has an effect on global warming more than 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide, and it's leaking from the Arctic Ocean at an alarming rate, according to new research by scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Georgia ranks No. 24 with only 200,000 farm-raised hogs. But the state is considering grabbing a bigger piece of the porcine pie by allowing farmers to vastly increase hog production.
Outdoor air pollution adversely affects children’s lung function, which may not only harm their health now but also increase susceptibility to respiratory and cardiovascular disease. But a new study found that decreases in lung function were associated only with recent exposure.
Impaired insulin resistance (IR) is a precursor of type 2 diabetes. A review of 23 studies in the current issue of Environmental Health Perspectives investigates the effects of exposure to pollutants on insulin resistance and proposes a protocol for IR toxicity testing.
Michael Skinner's research has challenged fundamental principles that have guided toxicology for decades. Not only is your great-grandmother’s environment affecting your health, Skinner concluded, but the chemicals she was exposed to may have left a fingerprint that scientists can actually trace.
Outdoor air pollution caused over half a million premature deaths in India in 2010 – a huge jump from the 100,000 deaths estimated in 2000. And former rivers are now industrial drains, making tap water unfit for drinking. Living near one such drain is associated with chronic stomach disorders, hepatitis A and cancers of the bladder, kidneys, lung, skin, colon and liver.
Northwest tribal people, along with other groups that eat a lot of fish, face higher risks of developing cancer and other diseases attributable to these chemicals. Now tribes in Washington, Oregon and Idaho have joined forces, hoping to lead the way toward cleaner water and safer fish.
Mercury is the quixotic bad boy of the periodic table - exquisitely beautiful, but deadly. The ancients believed it was the "first matter" from which all other metals were formed. Yet it is now in such disfavour that an international treaty exists to curb its use.
Handan, which is two hundred and fifty miles southwest of Beijing, has an urban core of 1.4 million inhabitants and a sprawling rural region of eight million more. According to government figures, of the ten most polluted cities in China, seven are in Hebei Province, and Handan is one of them. On bad days, you cannot see to the other side of a four-lane road.
As construction continues at a feverish tilt in the scramble to finish venues for the Sochi Games, so too are reports of dumping waste as authorities round up environmental activists who are revealing the cost of Russia's Winter Olympics.
Farmers in Scotland will keep spraying crops with a toxic pesticide blamed for harming bees despite a European ban coming into force today. The European Union has banned the use of three neonicotinoids from today, but has omitted thiacloprid from the list.
On the edge of the world’s largest asbestos pit, the city of Asbest was a flourishing mining monotown—until it became an early victim of Russia’s industrial decline.
It’s a dirty, smelly business, but wastewater is gaining prominence across the Caribbean as countries from Jamaica in the west to Guyana in the south increasingly recognise its effects on the environment and the importance of improving its management.