The White House on Monday announced a new plan to combat pollution from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), chemicals that can cause severe health problems and linger in the environment after being released.
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Synthetic chemicals called phthalates, found in hundreds of consumer products such as food storage containers, shampoo, makeup, perfume and children's toys, may contribute to some 91,000 to 107,000 premature deaths a year among people ages 55 to 64 in the United States, a new study found.
The "No PFAS in Cosmetics Act" will be introduced in the US House and Senate on Tuesday following the release of a new study that found high levels of a marker for toxic PFAS substances in 52% of 231 makeup products purchased in the United States and Canada.
The chemical plant in Affton where a massive fire broke out Thursday was cited by state and federal authorities for violations of regulations …
4 years ago before the massive fire broke out, state and federal inspectors found large quantities of hazardous waste which was leaking.
A firefighter was injured and hundreds of people were evacuated after a massive fire at Manor Chemicals plant Thursday afternoon.
A massive fire broke out Thursday at a south St. Louis County chemical plant.
One firefighter responding to the 4-alarm fire at the South County chemical plant was injured, fire officials say.
Synthetic chemicals called phthalates are damaging children's brain development and therefore must be immediately banned from consumer products, according to a group of scientists and health professionals from Project TENDR.
Products in Maryland's ban will include cups, plates, takeout containers and trays.