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Secretive Fracking Processes Expose Texans to Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Oil and gas drilling techniques known as fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, have been credited with extracting far more oil and natural gas than...

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Fracking Increases Birth Defect Risks for Pregnant Mothers

Babies born to mothers living near oil and gas production fracking sites are at greater risk of birth defects due to toxic exposure, according to the...

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‘Cancer Alley’ polluters in EPA crosshairs

The federal government has reached a settlement with a German-based chemical company as part of a crackdown on toxic emissions along an 85-mile...

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Pentagon Health Study Undercounts Toxic Exposure

The government has severely underestimated — potentially by hundreds of thousands — the number of people at military bases across the country...

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VOC Chemicals: The Danger is Inside the House

More than 5,000 tons of 33 potentially harmful chemicals known as volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, were released in California in 2020, according...

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Ohio Train Derailment Raises Concerns About Region’s Hidden Toxins

The community of East Palestine, Ohio, was thrust into the national spotlight following the February 2023 derailment of a Norfolk Southern train...

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Sea level rise exposes minority communities to toxic sites

Rising seas threaten coastal areas with flood-related contamination from toxic sites that dot the coastline. Marginalized communities are expected to...

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Justice Department Lawsuit Targets ‘Cancer Alley’ Polluters

A stretch of the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge that was once home to family farms is now littered with industrial...

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Companies Ignored Warnings Before Dangerous Chemical Fires

Two recent chemical and plastics fires that exposed communities to toxic chemicals have once again exposed the government’s limited ability to...

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Ohio train derailment shines light on railroad safety

After years of ignoring the negative effects of railroad industry deregulation, the public is once again paying attention to rail safety following...

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