Nebraska’s groundwater is becoming increasingly laced with nitrate. And small towns, cities and rural Nebraskans are getting stuck paying the tab.
Environment & Climate
Residents living near the former battery recycling plant in have long complained about issues with the cleanup, and now employees of the contractors responsible for the cleanup are speaking out too.
Links between environmental exposures and maternal health outcomes remain underexplored, despite recent efforts to catch up.
Extreme heat days and prolonged heat waves, which will become more frequent in the near future, can create serious health concerns.
Although the upgrades at Cottage Gardens are ongoing, emergency department visits have dropped significantly.
Long-term exposure to the particulate matter released by open agricultural burning has been associated with a suite of health problems, and the communities most affected are majority-Latino.
Nearly two decades of postponing a ban on burning have left clean air advocates dubious that local air regulators will follow through.
Clean air advocates hope the EPA will step in to strengthen regulations of polluting industries.
A California senator set out to ban agricultural burning in the San Joaquin Valley nearly 20 years ago. What happened?