The chemical industry strikes again, shifting from lead to flame retardants that also sicken and kill.
Environment & Health
Documents show that 3M knew that toxic chemicals were accumulating in people’s blood.
Some ingredients have been linked to health risks like hormone disruption or cancer.
Coke claims to give back as much water as it uses. An investigation shows it isn’t even close.
The federal government may ignore the environment, but we can’t afford to.
There’s an undiagnosed epidemic of PTSD in communities of color.
Peter Wright has worked for companies responsible for Superfund sites of their own.
A secret network of women working to provide home abortions.
Another controversy hits the Interior Department.
Texas’ environmental agency targets small business owners, while corporate polluters are let off easy.
The military is cleaning up drinking water contaminated with firefighting foam — while using dangerous new formulas.
Some 80 million people will be seniors by 2050. Our home-care infrastructure isn’t close to ready.
The transgender community fights for health care.
Albert Kelly’s bank made generous loans to Pruitt. Then the EPA hired him.
Trump’s BLM is rapidly opening previously off-limits areas to drilling.
Private hospitals scored contracts that benefited the nation’s elite.
A little-known bureaucrat named James Cason is reshaping the Department of the Interior.
Leaked five-year plan reveals the priority of “energy dominance.”
Crime victims and witnesses are trapped living near assailants.
But did the agency consider chlorypyrifos’ damaging effects on children’s brains?