A new study has found very high levels of lead, BPA, phthalates, and other toxic chemicals in new gardening hoses and gardening equipment. Over 200 hoses, gloves, knee pads, … [Read full article]
Gov Study Confirms Toxic Chemicals Pumped into Wells During 'Fracking'
Between 2005 and 2009, oil and natural gas companies operating in 14 states injected hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic and/or carcinogenic chemical into natural gas wells, according to a recent investigation conducted by three House Democrats* and made public on Saturday.
High Carcinogenic Chromium Levels Found in Many Cities' Tap Water
(Yet another environmental toxin in unacceptably high concentrations….) An analysis of 35 U.S. cities’ tap water has found that 31 one of these water sources contain exceedingly high levels of … [Read full article]
Dog Death Caps Summer of Blue-Green Algae in MN
Blue-green algae blooms on Minnesota lakes are linked to a dog death and illnesses, and apparently caused by runoff pollution. [social_buttons] The death of a dog after it frolicked in … [Read full article]
Canada Says Chemicals Used In Cosmetics Could Cause Cancer
[social_buttons] In shocking news, the Canadian government has announced that two chemicals used in cosmetics are carcinogens that are severely harmful to human health. A further two chemicals found in … [Read full article]
Brace For Impact: Wildlife Study to Measure Ash Spill Effects
Officials at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) are bracing themselves for a long-term wildlife study at the TVA spill site. The area was severely contaminated after a massive release … [Read full article]