Arsenic In The Pantry

December 29, 2014- Consumer Reports continues to study the measurable levels of arsenic in rice and rice products.

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Florida Water Clean-Up Plan Called Too Costly

December 26, 2014- Technology long touted by a Central Florida company as able to affordably clean up pollution in rivers and lakes may not be very affordable, according to new developments.

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Industrial pollution is Turning Canadian Lakes into ‘Jelly’

December 23, 2014- As lakes in Canada become more acidic due to pollution, they are increasingly dominated by jelly-like plankton, according to new research.

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Employee at Kilgore College Claims the College Hid Asbestos Exposure

December 19,2014- Students and staff members at Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas, have been exposed to asbestos in campus buildings over a period of several years, said the college’s facilities director, Dalton Smith, a 12-year employee of the school. 

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Understanding the Risks of Radon

December 17, 2014- While many people know that cigarettes, second-hand smoke, asbestos and pollution can cause cancer and other health issues, few people realize that radon is actually the first leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers, and it’s the second leading cause in smokers.

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Lead Taints Water Supply in Brick, N.J.

December 16, 2014- Lead-contaminated water flows through nearly half of township homes in Brick, N.J., recently tested for the dangerous element, according to state regulators.

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Home Testing For Radon Saves Lives

December 15, 2014- Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates. Overall, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.

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Asbestos Waste Headed to West Belconnen, Australia

December 10, 2014- In Australia, up to 150,000 tons of contaminated material from more than 1,000 Mr. Fluffy asbestos homes will be disposed of at the West Belconnen Resource Management Centre in the next five years, despite concerns the capacity of the tip may delay action.

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Coal Ash Likely cause of Water Contamination in Wisconsin

December 9, 2014- Coal ash could be contaminating drinking water in southeastern Wisconsin, says a new report published by environmental group Clean Wisconsin.

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NYC's Green Spaces Get The Lead Out

December 5, 2014- Lead contamination continues to be a major public health concern.

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Carbon Reduction Pledges Aren't Enough to Avoid Dangerous Warming

December 4, 2014- Despite several countries’ recent pledges to cut back on carbon dioxide emissions, the planet is still far from preventing a dangerous level of man-made, global warming, a new U.N. report says. 

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Where There's A Will (For A Carbon Tax), There's A Way (Toward A Green Future)

December 1, 2014- How may we characterize the progress made thus far toward a low-carbon future?

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