by Natasha Geiling Posted on June 24, 2015
The bill passed with broad bipartisan support, but environmentalists worry that it doesn't go far enough in regulating dangerous chemicals.
by Natasha Geiling Posted on May 8, 2015
Researchers have found that a commonly-used hormone persists in the environment longer and in higher concentrations than previously thought.
by Sacha Feinman Posted on April 13, 2015
A chemical ash rained down on residents of Torrance, California, after an ExxonMobile refinery explosion in February. Why were residents told so little about the potential toxic effects?
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 8, 2014
Plaintiffs in Carson, California, claim they've been plagued with cancer, blood disorders, and other illnesses from exposure to benzene.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 9, 2014
"I think that it's sad that this is the first time that OSHA has been at the facility," Nye said. "Had they been at the facility previously, maybe the incident could have been prevented."
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 9, 2014
Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott told residents they can “drive around” their neighborhoods and ask about dangerous chemicals warehouses after limiting disclosure laws.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 6, 2014
"It could happen again," a lead investigator of the Chemical Safety Board report said.