According to the World Health Organization, chronic exposure to high concentrations of these particles increases the risks for cardiovascular and repository diseases, as well as lung cancer.
Research shows damage to air quality and possible radiation risks also occur.
Why drilling mud is an essential component of the drilling process.
- By Savannah Cooper
- Oct 04, 2013
What causes soil pollution, concerns associated with it, and what can be done to regulate it.
- By Savannah Cooper
- Sep 19, 2013
In a word, the key to future biofuel development stinks.
The two organizations sponsor a $2 million competition aimed at saving our oceans.
To prevent a spillover and possible flooding, Florida takes extreme measures.
Puts lid on flushed and trashed prescription meds that poison the environment
The department receives an award for UV Engineering Project of the Year.
The Environmental Quality Board approves a plan that will make regulations on oil and gas activity stronger.
The Texas-based organization that advises and informs the metals recycling industry elects new leadership.
EPA has proposed permits that would allow oil companies to continue releasing contaminated wastewater onto the Wind River Reservation in central Wyoming.
An enterprise-level Environmental Management System significantly enhanced its ability to maintain compliance with government regulations, as well as voluntary sustainability reporting initiatives.
- By Jeffrey Ladner
- Aug 01, 2013
In a draft EPA ruling, coal-fired power plants in Texas would be required to use specific methods that could help the plants significantly reduce toxic water pollution.
All 44 workers were safely evacuated from Well A-3 after they lost control of it Tuesday morning, and it began leaking natural gas. The gas ignited at 10:50 p.m.
The Conservation Leadership Council has released six academic papers that offer important conservative perspectives on a wide range of environmental and energy challenges.
Authors of a paper published online by the open-access journal PLOS ONE reported livestock-associated MRSA and multidrug-resistant staph were present only among workers exposed to industrial livestock operations.
According to a new highway report, roads across the U.S are smoother and less congested this year, along with fewer deficient bridges.
Four scientists, who lead citizen science groups funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), were honored in a White House ceremony this morning.