Lynne Peeples on Toxic Tracks

"He was a genuine public health hero, and the leading champion for protecting the public from toxic chemicals," Andy Igrejas
An influential MIT study that suggested fracking could provide a "bridge to a low-carbon future" and would pose only "manageable
In just the past couple weeks, we've heard about the rise of drug-resistant gonorrhea in the U.S. and the spread of drug
Ironworker Manny Romo said he experienced constipation, swollen feet, numbness in his hands and difficulty concentrating
Chemicals that mess with hormones in humans and wildlife such as BPA bisphenol A (BPA) -- a common plasticizer in food packaging
Also unsurprisingly, his words on the issues have already generated a range of reactions. "I urge this Congress to pursue
The Department of Environmental Conservation had faced a deadline Wednesday to complete its 4 1/2-year-old environmental
Of course, some of those blocks of poison can cause their own problems. I reported in August on the threats to wildlife, pets
Environmental groups are cautiously optimistic about Halliburton's new brew, but highlight some caveats. For one, the safer
With only weeks to go until Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Feb. 27 deadline to decide the fate of hydraulic fracturing in New York state