Coal ash–polluted lakes are in residential and recreational areas, invoking concern for the health of local residents and ecosystems.
Massive use of materials containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in commercial and industrial sectors has led to their widespread occurrence in subsurface environments.
Las comunidades de las ciudades necesitan considerar si la absorción del agua o los beneficios del enfriamiento son más importantes al diseñar los espacios verdes urbanos.
PFAS pose a public health risk, but there are major gaps in our knowledge of how these chemicals move through the ground.
As cities face health threats from heat and air pollution—both expected to worsen from climate change—researchers pilot a community scientist effort to map air quality and improve urban health.
A Boston study revealed that natural gas piped into homes contained 21 toxins on the EPA’s hazardous air pollutant list.
Analysis of data from 11 western U.S. states found higher cancer rates in people living in areas with elevated gas-based pest control.
A new study questions the narrative that dilution is the solution to pollution.
How aerosol scientists spread the word on the airborne transmission of COVID-19–and what it means for cleaning our indoor air.
The unsafe contaminant levels could not be attributed to differences in regional geology, water source, or community size. Researchers suggest they are due to a failure of regulatory policy.