‘Bizarre’ Cluster of Severe Birth Defects Haunts Health Experts

A mysterious cluster of severe birth defects in rural Washington state is confounding health experts, who say they can find no cause, even as reports of new cases continue to climb. Federal and state officials won’t say how many women in a three-county area near Yakima, Wash., have had babies with anencephaly, a heart-breaking condition […]

New York City douses parks with toxic Roundup hundreds of times annually: Is your city doing the same thing?

Friday, February 14, 2014 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer (NaturalNews) Spring is just around the corner, which for millions of Americans will mean bursting forth from hibernation into the lush green spaces of their local public parks and recreational areas. But if your town or city is anything like New York City, playing ball […]

Officials investigate coal ash spill in NC

February 5, 2014 EDEN, N.C. (AP) – State and federal environmental officials on Tuesday continued their investigations of a Duke Energy Corp. spill of coal ash into the Dan River in North Carolina’s Rockingham County. The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Secretary John Skvarla went to the site on Tuesday. A […]

Chemical from leak detected in area schools

January 31, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Detectable amounts of the coal-cleaning chemical Crude MCHM from the leak into the Elk River and the West Virginia American Water pipelines earlier this month have been found in three Kanawha County schools, as well as one each in Lincoln and Putnam counties. George Washington High School, John Adams […]

New reports of cancers near Coldwater Creek in North County, MO

January 16, 2014 An informal survey of 3,300 current and former residents of north St. Louis County shows that more than one-third have developed cancers, a rate the residents blame on radioactive contamination of Coldwater Creek, which runs from St. Ann to the Missouri River. The findings contradict a state health department report, but a […]