You know brominated and chlorinated flame retardants are bad when when even Walmart bans them from its products. Unfortunately, some fire codes require them.
Fungi are freaking amazing: Give them enough time and they will eat anything, even the toxins spread over polluted sites around the world. Mohamed Hijri, a professor at the University of Montreal, figured — why …
EPA's latest rule applies only to new power plants. But rest assured, rules for existing power plants are in the works.
BPA in water bottles and other endocrine-disrupting chemicals in everyday products pose big risks, according to a major new paper.
McDonald’s may be getting a little less evil … maybe … I guess … if consumers really, really want it to. The fast food behemoth recently announced plans to swap out Styrofoam cups for paper …
Perhaps to make up for the bad rap he gave to woods, owls, sycamore trees, and the little pine weasel in Twin Peaks, David Lynch apparently also directed a 1991 PSA about littering. It’s almost exactly …
A carbon cap-and-trade system might not spur major innovation on its own, a new study suggests. So add focused innovation policy to the mix.
The new federal budget decimates funding for lead-poisoning prevention programs, even though we know they're wildly successful and hugely cost-effective.
Thin sea ice leads to a "bromine explosion" that turns gaseous mercury in the atmosphere into a toxic pollutant that falls on snow, land and ice and can accumulate in fish.
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