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.
A quarter of 258 observed rivers had unsafe levels of at least one drug. The findings raise concerns about Earth’s aquatic life and the global threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Use of deicing agents may sometimes raise sodium levels in drinking water beyond healthy limits for people on salt-restricted diets.
City communities may need to consider whether water absorption or cooling benefits are more important when designing urban greening.
Although causality has yet to be established, an Italian case study found that an increase in annual average exposure to PM2.5 was associated with a jump in the rate of COVID-19.
After a flood, most people rely on officials to test public water sources. Private well owners are on their own, with little data to guide testing and treatment. New research seeks to change that.