While the U.S. considers finally banning the carcinogen, a group of men have come forward, saying they were exposed repeatedly while working at a chemical plant in New York.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein was in the Triad Tuesday to announce a new phase of his investigation into PFAS contamination in our state.
Climate change-fueled hurricanes and sea-level rise get a lot of attention, but Mississippi River Basin communities also are experiencing the effects of global warming.
Coal companies shed billions in obligations to workers and the environment. They went on to riches through bankruptcy and asset transfers.
More than 1.3 million people have been displaced, and destroyed farmland has raised concerns about the country's food supply.
A Bloomberg News/NPR investigation found large U.S. coal companies used bankruptcy and asset transfers to move old mines to shaky new owners, putting at risk federally mandated land reclamation.
The park began allowing regular visitor traffic along the Northeast Entrance Road on Saturday for the first time since it closed the entrance in response to severe weather.
A recent stranding on remote New Zealand islands left nearly 500 pilot whales dead. Scientists still don't know for sure why the events, also known as beachings, occur, but they have some ideas.
San Diego has an ambitious plan to store renewable energy, using extra solar power to pump water up a mountain. This old-style "water battery" technology could be set for a revival.
A new report from the World Wildlife Fund and the Zoological Society of London analyzed years of data on wildlife populations across the world and found a downward trend in the Earth's biodiversity.