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Commentary: As Silent Spring's 50th anniversary nears, what would Rachel Carson be saying now?

Many people have the impression that climate disruption is the worst environmental problem humanity faces, and indeed, its consequences may be catastrophic. But the spread of toxic chemicals from pole to pole may be the dark horse in the race.

New federal data shows autism rates are booming. Local researchers are finding industrial chemicals may play a role

When Tisha Gonzalez first met Rafael Hernandez, the elementary school student didn't care much for other kids.

EPA is pressed to ban chemicals that studies link to honeybees' demise

Where have all the bees gone? The question has vexed farmers, beekeepers, regulators and scientists since the fall of 2006, when U.S. bee populations began their mysterious decline.

New Chemicals Piling Up In Environment Replacements For Old Flame Retardants

New flame retardants meant to replace their toxic predecessors are showing up in the air around the Great Lakes in increasing concentrations and travelling as far north as the Arctic.