Eliminar la contaminación del aire relacionada con la energía en los Estados Unidos podría evitar aproximadamente 50,000 muertes prematuras y ahorrar miles de millones de dólares al año.
Eliminating energy-related air pollution in the United States could prevent roughly 50,000 premature deaths and save billions of dollars per year.
Use of deicing agents may sometimes raise sodium levels in drinking water beyond healthy limits for people on salt-restricted diets.
New research outlines how pine needles offer a simple, low-cost means of assessing particulate matter pollution.
For the first time, scientists have linked high-density animal operations in the U.S. Midwest to rising air pollution from ammonia, suggesting need for increased regulation from the EPA.
Researchers identified geochemical tracers for lead and investigated Oklahomans’ concerns at the Tar Creek Superfund site.
A study of 369 lakes across the Midwest finds that many of them, especially those close to agriculture, have high concentrations of harmful algal bloom-causing cyanobacteria.
Documents suggest that in more than 80 U.S. locations, the failure of an aging dam could flood a major toxic waste site.
Researchers established a relatively low cost method that could help countries with limited monitoring capabilities measure particulate pollution in their skies.
A new sampling method uses carbon-14 to single out which carbon dioxide molecules in the atmosphere derive from fossil fuels. The method could help track emissions goals for climate mitigation.