Radon inhalation accounts for up to 14 percent of lung cancers worldwide.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is joining the World Health Organization's first global call-to-action on cancer risk from radon in homes.
Researchers tested taxi drivers before, during, and after the 2008 Beijing Olympics for their heart rate variability in response to varying levels of particulate matter pollution.
EPA said it will ask pesticide manufacturers to voluntarily include new information on product labels, including buffer zones, limits on application and fish mortality reporting requirements.
Kenneth S. Suslick and colleagues have developed an optoelectronic nose for the detection of toxic industrial chemicals.
Researchers will look into how fish and marine mammals are affected by water power devices and whether this power production could create "dead zones."
Midwest Generation allegedly modified its coal-fired power plant in Illinois without installing and operating the required pollution control equipment.
Bird enthusiast suggests there is something wrong with identifying and counting birds on polluted landscapes.
A room air cleaner with a HEPA filter can provide a better environment for people who suffer from emphysema, allergies or asthma during fire season.
Two manufacturing companies will pay civil penalties and take corrective measures to settle Clean Air Act violations resulting from explosions at two plants in 2002 and 2003 in Louisville, Ky., and Pascagoula, Miss.
Researchers in Saudi Arabia say their process is non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
The approved readiness plans are the first to fully satisfy Washington's new oil spill contingency rule updated in 2006.
Earth911.com has partnered with the association to provide more information to visitors of LampRecycle.org.
The agency shares data on coal ash sites, including ownership, location, hazard potential, and dates of last regulatory or company assessment.
NIST scientists have probed a metal-organic framework that soaks up acetylene like a sponge. The finding may be useful to the chemical industry in the future.
Annual Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals conference will look at the critical role members play in developing sustainability and preparing for disasters.
Those who want to voluntarily clean up a brownfield site in Ohio may be eligible for discounted insurance through a new state program.
According to Dr. Brian Durie, the study supports the notion that genetic factors affecting toxin breakdown may be related to the development of myeloma.
Wind and solar power jobs appear to offer less risk than those associated with coal, oil, and natural gas, according to Drs. Sumner and Layde.