A Black 'Cancer Alley' Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

A Black ‘Cancer Alley’ Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

The Biden-Harris administration's first environmental racism challenge may be Formosa's $9.4 billion petrochemical 'ethane cracker' in St James Parish, Louisiana.
/ election 2020, health, Local, National, politics
Living Near Oil and Gas Wells Linked to Lower Birth Weight in Babies

Living Near Oil and Gas Wells Linked to Lower Birth Weight in Babies

Low birth weight is linked to diabetes, heart disease, cognitive disabilities, and other health problems.
/ health, National, research
Sheltering Near Fracking

Sheltering Near Fracking

Retirees in this Colorado town are contending with two public health crises: the pandemic, and toxic pollution from a nearby fracking site.
No Mask? You May Not Worry About Climate Change, Either

No Mask? You May Not Worry About Climate Change, Either

A new poll finds that people who doubt climate science also tend not to be worried about the COVID-19 pandemic.
/ health, National, research