Over the past 10 years, there have been hundreds of accidents involving chlorine nationwide, injuring thousands
New research has turned up evidence of a link between endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the environment and an inability to get pregnant
Government scientists are investigating the connection between air pollution and an array of health effects, including asthma, heart disease and autism
Private drinking water wells are unmonitored and unregulated, but often contaminated with potentially dangerous elements
Hardly anyone has heard of them, but millions of pounds of glymes are used every year to make household products
In big cities, cyclists breathe an array of pollutants from exhaust-spewing cars and trucks
Although many experts have long debated the role of the environment in breast cancer, the possibility that chemicals are changing how and when breasts develop is a relatively new concern for scientists...
The EPA estimates that the US has more than 450,000 brownfield sites, abandoned industrial and commercial facilities
Eight different flame-retarding chemicals, including one banned from baby pajamas in the 1970s, can be found in an array of baby products
Merchants, townspeople in Peru face similar risks to gold miners
The extra speed provided by ski wax comes at a cost--perfluorochemicals
Many agricultural pesticides disrupt male hormones, according to new tests
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has known for decades that kids have too-easy access to a new generation of super-toxic rat poisons. Every year more than 10,000 kids are getting hold of them, and virtually all of the calls to U.S...
Owls are dying under gruesome circumstances, bleeding to death from stomach hemorrhages. The culprit: An extra-potent class of rodenticides that has flooded the market in recent decades, Part 1 of 2...
On the beaches of the Hawaiian islands, monk seals are dying from a pathogen in cat feces that is carried to the ocean in polluted runoff and sewage
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Academy of Sciences will collaborate to ensure the agency's policies are driven by sustainability
Kitchen cleaners, glass sprays and other household cleaning products will be reformulated to reduce smog-forming compounds
Los Angeles, Cleveland, Muncie, and 13 other U.S. areas violate new lead standard, EPA says
Children who sleep in bedrooms containing fumes from water-based paints and solvents are two to four times more likely to suffer allergies or asthma, according to a new scientific study