An epidemic of advanced black lung disease spread over Appalachia, killing more and more coal miners, while regulators sat on their hands
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The latest National Climate Assessment projects a rise in heat-related deaths and billions of dollars in economic damage by century's end.
An analysis finds that premature deaths each year related to ozone and fine particulate matter fell by nearly half over two decades
California lawmakers have passed a bill pledging to make 100 percent of the state’s electricity carbon-free by 2045. That could solidify the state's status as a world leader on clean energy and send a message that it is serious about facing the realities of more intense wildfires, drought and sea level rise caused by climate change.
For the second time in recent months, the U.S. Department of Labor has extracted penalties from a California farm business blamed for the deadly crash of a vehicle transporting migrant field workers to their jobs.
Internal emails reveal concerns raised by agency experts about the Trump administration's ideas for regulating the carcinogen.
A field in California's Salinas Valley where pesticides were applied. (Pgiam/iStock photo) Farmers in California, the nation’s top agricultural state, are applying near-record levels of pesticides despite the rising popularity of organic produce and concerns about the health of farmworkers and rural schoolchildren. The latest figures, released in [...]
Darvin Bentlage, farmer in southwest Missouri, showing a healthy soybean plant as well as a plant he says was damaged by dicamba that drifted onto his fields from neighboring land. Dicamba, an herbicide sold by agribusiness giants Monsanto, BASF and DowDupont, doesn’t just kill weeds. Last year, according [...]