Plumes of benzene and other carcinogenic chemicals are being tracked in east Houston neighborhoods. Read more
Scott Pruitt is now the EPA administrator, and is currently considering whether to rescind the SSM rule. Read more
Asbestos is a group of silicate minerals that is now a known carcinogen. Read more
Relying on the effectiveness of the herbicide, some farmers modified their equipment “at great cost” to apply Dicamba. Read more
The EPA has warned that exposure to elevated levels of PFCs can lead to a number of health problems including testicular cancer. Read more
NIOSH has found that isocyanates are a leading chemical exposure cause of work-related asthma. Read more
In his State of the Union address in 1970, President Richard Nixon announced the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The speech has been archived by the American Presidenc... Read more
Though rare, mesothelioma is still occurring at higher rates than expected, likely due to improper abatement procedures. Read more
PFCs persist in the environment for years without degrading and, as a result, can accumulate with repeated exposure. Read more
After the EPA issued the new exposure limits, an advisory warning was provided to eight systems in Alabama. Read more
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