Majority of Land for Growing Food at Risk for Pesticide Pollution

A new study revealed 64 percent of land used for agriculture and food crops is at risk of pesticide pollution.

Alarming levels of PFAS forever chemicals, arsenic and lead in US water

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.

Autism Linked to Toxic Chemicals in Household Products, Personal Care Products and Food: Study

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.

U.S. military does ‘clandestine burning’ of toxic PFAS forever chemicals in low-income neighborhoods

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.

Families Sickened by Fracking: Report

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.