(NEW YORK) -- The Anaconda Smelter Stack has been a towering landmark for the town of Anaconda, Montana, but it was also one of the factors behind the decades of environmental damage that is still being cleaned up.Standing at over 585 feet tall, the... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Washington lawmakers from both the state House of Representatives and the Senate are proposing bills that would require the Port of Seattle to use... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The smoke from wildfires in recent years has been so intense that it is decreasing air quality in the majority of the U.S., reversing some of the improvements made to air quality in the last several decades, according to new research.Wildfire... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the Fourth of July right around the corner, many cities are gearing up for their traditional fireworks displays with many locations opting for innovative alternatives.Pallavi Pant, head of global health at the Health Effects Institute, told ABC News that the use... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than one-third of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to an annual report published by the American Lung Association. The 24th iteration of the State of the Air report determined 19 million fewer Americans live... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In Carson City, Nevada, one family is choosing to spend more time indoors because they said smoke from wildfires and soaring temperatures caused by climate change are sometimes making it difficult for them to breathe outside.Jennifer Cantley, who is a mother... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One out of every six deaths in 2019 were attributed to pollution, according to a new estimate published in The Lancet Planetary Health.The analysis, led by an international team of scientists, indicates that pollution played a role in 9 million deaths... Read More.
ALERT – PLEASE KNOW BEFORE YOU DIG. Not only is fecal pollution impacting our shellfish growers, but biotoxins along with fecal pollution are closing our beaches for casual weekend recreational shellfish harvesting, including clams, oysters, and scallops. It is imperative you check the Washington... Read More.