Sea spray can transport sewage-contaminated waters inland, potentially exposing those living kilometers from the beach.
A new study links geological factors such as faulting and geothermal activity to an elevated risk of arsenic contamination in private wells across the Great Basin.
Climate change mitigation plans would also reduce air pollution. That could save hundreds of thousands of lives in the coming decades.
Los lagos contaminados con cenizas de carbón se encuentran en áreas residenciales y recreativas, provocando preocupaciones por la salud de los residentes locales y los ecosistemas.
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.