America is in the midst of a l...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans have realized that many cities and towns struggle to ensure safe water.

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EPA publishes draft permit for...

Sep 3, 2019 by

Agency proposes to allow industrial ocean fish farm discharge of untreated fish waste and other toxins directly into Gulf of Mexico

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Almost All American Strawberri...

Sep 3, 2019 by

For a century, the industry has used fumigants to farm berries year-round.

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“God Told Me to Fight”—Inside ...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Houses, several churches, and an elementary school would all be about a mile away.

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Air Monitoring Reveals Troubli...

Aug 23, 2019 by

Residents in South Portland, Maine, packed a meeting to find out about the noxious fumes fouling the air they breathe. The news, one official said, was bad.

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Medications Can Raise Heat Str...

Aug 20, 2019 by

As climate change brings dangerous heat waves, too little is being done to better warn patients or physicians of the growing risk, medical experts say.

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‘The next Flint,’ and America’...

Aug 19, 2019 by

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: A U.S. city is facing a public health crisis, after years of denying that it had a problem with lead in its drinking water supply.

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Top CDC Health and Climate Sci...

Aug 16, 2019 by

He’s one of several federal scientists working on climate change who say they have been silenced, sidelined or demoted under the Trump administration.

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We’ve got another ozone proble...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Most of us know ozone as that benevolent stratospheric layer that absorbs the sun’s harmful UV light and keeps us safe.

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Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers an...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem.

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Another Death in Louisiana’s C...

Aug 12, 2019 by

On August 7, after Geraldine Mayho’s funeral, her body was laid to rest in the St. James Catholic Cemetery in southern Louisiana, across the street from a cluster of oil storage tanks.

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Stealing Lauri

Aug 8, 2019 by

A pig kidnapping highlights the concerns over antibiotics in livestock.

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Environmental racism is bad fo...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Two new books highlight how pollution is corrupting the bodies — and minds — of people of color.

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EPA Stops Collecting Data on P...

Aug 7, 2019 by

EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler exempted farms from reporting hazardous air emissions from animal waste. Prior to this action, farms that emitted 100 pounds or more of ammonia or hydrogen sulfide per day into the air were required to report to local agencies.

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Oopsie, this popular ‘composta...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Hello, it’s me: your friendly neighborhood environmental journalist, here to ruin your day. Or the very least, your lunch.

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Merck Continues to Make Hundre...

Aug 2, 2019 by

Sales of Merck’s measles vaccine, the MMR combo vaccine that also includes mumps and rubella, continues to soar as Merck reported this week that in the second quarter of 2019, sales for the measles vaccine were 58% higher than the year before, at $675 million.

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‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up ...

Jul 16, 2019 by

New research shows that the extreme weather and fires of recent years, similar to the flooding that has struck Louisiana and the Midwest, may be making Americans sick in ways researchers are only beginning to understand.

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California first U.S. state to...

Jul 10, 2019 by

California has become the first U.S. state to allow some undocumented immigrants to have full health benefits paid for by taxpayers, after Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed the bill into law Tuesday.

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Government’s Own Pro-vaccine M...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Earlier this year (2019) investigative independent journalist Sharyl Attkisson ran a report on Dr. Andrew Zimmerman, a world-renowned pediatric neurologist whom the U.S. Government used in 2007 to testify in the U.S. Vaccine Court that vaccines did not cause autism.

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Wait: Galway Kinnell’s Beautif...

Jun 28, 2019 by

“To decide whether life is worth living is to answer the fundamental question of philosophy,” Albert Camus

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California Dr. Bob Sears Expos...

Jun 28, 2019 by

California pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears recently testified at the California State Assembly hearing considering SB 276, which would prevent doctors from writing medical exemptions to childhood vaccines without the approval of California State health officials, appointed by politicians.

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Half of America’s Kids Suffer ...

Jun 28, 2019 by

It is hard to imagine a country where half of the children born will be diagnosed with autism.

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Outrage at the California Stat...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Following a five-hour hearing in which hundreds of parents spoke in opposition to tightening California’s school immunization requirements, the Assembly Health Committee easily passed a contentious bill Thursday to do just that.

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Parents Seeking Non-medical He...

Jun 24, 2019 by

While this may appear to be something illegal (and it probably is), Zadrozny seems to present these people who are using fake Facebook accounts as heroes.

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Russia and U.S. Take Action to...

Jun 21, 2019 by

Russia’s Ministry of Health is proposing legislation that would block public discussions about vaccines that could be perceived as discouraging people from getting vaccinated.

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A Nation Where Half of the Chi...

Jun 21, 2019 by

At today’s rate, by 2025, one in two children will be autistic.1

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The Normalization of Corruptio...

Jun 20, 2019 by

The 21st century organized crime lords—the pharmaceutical industry—archetypal la cosa nostra mafia-like cartels, have risen to unprecedented dominion over humanity.

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E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to R...

Jun 19, 2019 by

Loading coal at the Spring Creek Mine in southern Montana. The mine’s owner, Cloud Peak Energy, declared bankruptcy in May.

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A changing tide

Jun 18, 2019 by

Florida’s summer of slime turned its politics upside down.

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The bitter legacy of the East ...

Jun 17, 2019 by

Residents of an EPA superfund site have struggled since being pushed out of their homes.

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