Migrant Farm Workers From Texas Allege Pesticide Exposure In IlinoisMore than two dozen migrant workers from Texas allege they were sprayed with toxic pesticides while working in Illinois cornfields, according to a federal lawsuit.
Aerial Spraying Approved In Tarrant County To Combat Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile VirusOne of the worst West Nile virus seasons in years pushed Tarrant County leaders Tuesday to approve a plan for aerial spraying for mosquitoes.
Company That Cleans Schools During Flu Outbreak Shares How It's DoneA chemical spray disinfects the air while industrial strength cleaning powders are mixed with water to wipe all over every single chair, table, wall, floor and ceiling.
Tests Find Weed Killer In Oat Breakfast Cereals, Snack BarsTests by an environmental advocacy group found trace amounts of glyphosate -- the active ingredient in Monsanto's weed killer Roundup -- in some oat-based cereal and snack bars.
WorleyParsons Buying Unit Of Texas-Based Jacobs EngineeringThe Jacobs Engineering Group has announced plans to sell its energy, chemicals and resources unit to Australia-based WorleyParsons Limited for $3.3 billion.
Hundreds Of Crosby Neighbors Sue Chemical Plant For Harvey DisasterIf dealing with a flooded-out home wasn’t enough, those who live in Crosby have also spent the twelve months since Hurricane Harvey dealing with a potential chemical disaster.
Weed-Killing Chemical Linked To Cancer Found In Some Children's Breakfast FoodsA new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals marketed to children.
Report Warns Against Using Plastic Food ContainersA new report is warning against using plastic food containers because of the fear that harmful chemicals could leak into your food.
Plano: Test Results Show Water Is SafeThe city of Plano says its latest test results show its water is safe to drink.
North Texas Water District Reponds To Erin Brockovich's Quality ConcernsPlano leaders are expected to get an update Tuesday regarding the city's tap water, after environmental activist Erin Brockovich shared concerns with the water that North Texans were drinking.
EPA Chemical Review Would Exclude Millions Of Tons Of ToxinsSpurred by the chemical industry, President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use.
EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Ingredient In Popular Weed Killer Going On List As CancerousRegulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.
New EPA Report: Fracking "Can Impact Drinking Water Resources"An EPA report about fracking is reigniting fears over the extraction of oil and gas from rock below the earth.