A new study revealed 64 percent of land used for agriculture and food crops is at risk of pesticide pollution.
Bill S.20 would restrict PFAS — perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl — in consumer products sold in Vermont. It also includes restrictions on phthalates and bisphenols.
The latest published scientific study has again found that expectant women are more likely to give birth early if they have high blood levels of a chemical used in flame retardants compared with those who have limited exposure.
The results of a nine-month investigation reveal that millions of people in the U.S. continue to face serious water quality problems because of contamination, deteriorating infrastructure, and inadequate treatment at water plants. Included in that contamination were what has been called “alarming levels” of toxic PFAS “forever chemicals”, lead and arsenic.
New scientific research has linked autism to chemicals commonly found in U.S. household products, personal care products and food: PCBs, Phthalates, Bisphenol-A (BPA) and Pesticides. More specifically, the study found that women who are exposed to these toxic chemicals while pregnant are more likely to have autistic children.
According to the 2021 rating report card of retailers, a dozen major companies earned an “F” for failing to publicly address the growing problem of toxic chemicals that may be in the products they sell to consumers.
Researchers have just released a report revealing that between 2016 and 2020, the U.S. military oversaw the “clandestine burning” of more than 20 million pounds of toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” in low-income communities around the country.
The 2021 report on the produce with the highest amounts of toxic pesticides is out. See the list along with our recipes for effective, low-cost DIY pesticide removers.
In a four-part series for Public Radio Environmental Health News, Kristina Marusic tested five different families for 40 different chemicals associated with fracking and found that every person studied was carrying a massive chemical body burden.
Scientists have detected 109 industrial chemicals in pregnant women and newborn babies, including 55 chemicals never before reported in people and 42 “mystery chemicals,” whose sources and uses are unknown.