The study from Harvard and Syracuse University calculates the decline in heart attacks and lung disease when soot and smog are reduced.
The Newark-based farm will take the space currently being occupied by an abandoned steel factory, with the first phase of operations there to begin later this year.
Residents, environmentalists and USW members work together to protect the safety and health of refinery workers and citizens living near the Richmond refinery.
The algae can produce powerful toxins. Clearly it's a major problem, a public health hazard, and something you'd think Ohio officials would be rushing to address.
Among neighboring towns, more than a dozen so far have called town meetings and voted to reassert community rights as the ultimate authority before approving such projects.
In what could become a defining moment in environmental history, President Obama unveiled a plan on June 2 to cut carbon emissions by nearly a third within 15 years.
Calling themselves "natural partners," the Amalgamated Transit Union and the Sierra Club are banding together in a nationwide campaign.
The third National Climate Assessment report confirms both the role of human activities in causing climate change and the broad range of adverse health consequences that climate change brings.
U.S. military officials did not report the contamination to Japanese authorities, and did nothing to alleviate the contamination.
Truth is stranger than fiction, so don't be surprised that the Koch Brothers, BP, and a web of multinationals have been hedging bets and kicking up dust on an industrial corridor of working-class neighborhoods between Chicago and Indiana.