Public Health

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Ohioans protesting against fracking in their state in 2012. (Photo: Progress Ohio/cc/flickr)
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) flawed assessment that fracking has not led to "widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources in the United States" must be urgently corrected, more than 200 environmental and public interest groups demanded in a letter (pdf) to EPA chief Gina McCarthy on Monday. Not only did that language "...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Citing the environmental and public health risks of factory farming, a $1.25...
Nika Knight, staff writer
A tar sands plant emits fumes in Alberta
Confirming what a First Nations community surrounded by tar sands development...

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Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...