Firefighters face lies, 'phony' studies on PFAS exposure
Firefighters attempting to uncover the truth about carcinogens in their protective clothing are confronted with the same playbook chemical companies have used for decades: twisting science to deny and downplay the dangers of their products.
Firefighters' Catch-22: Protective gear full of carcinogens
Firefighters are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in the very clothing and gear that is meant to protect them, a paradox that stems from standards set under industry influence.
Pebble, ex-CEO served with federal grand jury subpoenas
The company pushing the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska and its former chief executive have been served with subpoenas as part of a federal grand jury investigation, the miner's parent company Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. announced last week.
What can parents do about toxic baby food? Not much
A House report finding that top baby food products contain heavy metals has sparked panic among parents — and a lawsuit. But experts want parents to keep calm.
Congressional inquiry finds toxic metals in baby food
Top baby food brands contain "significant" levels of toxic heavy metals, according to a House Oversight and Reform subcommittee report released today that also divulged the Trump administration knew about the issue and neglected to act on it.