Poison control centers across the U.S. reported a significant increase in calls related to cleaner or disinfectant poisonings during the first three months of 2020.
Researchers studying insecticide use on U.S. crops show that overall use has declined in the last 20 years, but what is being used is more toxic to bees.
An explosion at a chemical factory in Catalonia was so powerful that it flung a one-ton steel plate two miles to crash into an apartment building, killing one resident.
In a statement Tuesday, the White House said they "strongly oppose" a bill that would help prevent PFAS, a type of chemical linked to certain cancers that has been found in drinking water sources across the country, because it would undermine "public confidence in the EPA's decisions."
If emissions of banned gases continue at their current rate, recovery could be delayed by up to 18 years in a worst-case scenario.
A study based on the medical records of more than 45,000 women found a positive correlation between permanent hair dye and breast cancer—particularly among those who are black.
Although polychlorinated biphenyls are now banned, they continue to harm animals' health.
The search is on for a homeless Missouri "millionaire" with a penchant for drinking turpentine, after a family friend made a "promise" to the man's mother.
Svetlana Radionova, chief of Russia's environmental watchdog, sounded the alarm over a dilapidated chemical factory in Siberia.
The death toll is expected to rise as emergency workers clear the destroyed buildings.
At least 25 babies have been born with stunted or missing arms in three separate French regions since 2000.
Around 50 children showed symptoms such as nausea and vomiting after reporting a strong smell of rotten eggs in the playground.
The findings could have implications for how planets form and the search for Earth-like worlds.
The Environmental Protection Agency will not evaluate the health risks of asbestos already in the environment when evaluating the dangers associated with it, Scott Pruitt announced quietly last week.
The scientists argue that the substance should be removed entirely from the scientific literature.
This is the first of two parts of a major study evaluating the potential health effects of BPA. The final conclusions won't be available until 2019.
"You can choose to go organic, you can become a vegan, but according to this particular study, you couldn't choose to be free of BPA in your diet."
(Methane + carbon dioxide) - carbon monoxide = aliens?
Chlorine levels specifically have been declining since at least 2005.
At least nine products have been pulled from the company's stores.
A 1.5 mile zone around the plant has been evacuated.