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A new study finds levels of the carcinogen ethylene oxide that are nine times higher than those estimated by the EPA’s models.
A new study finds levels of the carcinogen ethylene oxide that are nine times higher than those estimated by the EPA’s models.
After a 2022 frack out, residents report rashes, and foul methane-spiked water. EQT denies responsibility, offering water for silence from residents.
After a 2022 frack out, residents report rashes, and foul methane-spiked water. EQT denies responsibility, offering water for silence from residents.
Science historian Naomi Oreskes says climate change is not just about fossil fuel profits, but also the political ideology supporting capitalism.
Science historian Naomi Oreskes says climate change is not just about fossil fuel profits, but also the political ideology supporting capitalism.
This is a guest post by environmental communication professor and Louisiana native Ned Randolph. I grew up in the shadow of the Mississippi River, whose mythology pressed upon my imagination.&n...
Study coincides with a new social media campaign designed to counteract decades of disinformation on cooking with gas.
Study coincides with a new social media campaign designed to counteract decades of disinformation on cooking with gas.
A Q&A with DeSmog reporter Justin Nobel about his revelatory new book, Petroleum-238.
A Q&A with DeSmog reporter Justin Nobel about his revelatory new book, Petroleum-238.
DeSmog writer Justin Nobel’s new book explores how workers bear the brunt of the oil and gas industry’s hidden contaminated waste.
DeSmog writer Justin Nobel’s new book explores how workers bear the brunt of the oil and gas industry’s hidden contaminated waste.
Legal challenges could delay the EPA’s ability to enact the measures, which coincide with Louisiana activists' fight against projects poised to increase air pollution.
Legal challenges could delay the EPA’s ability to enact the measures, which coincide with Louisiana activists' fight against projects poised to increase air pollution.
Energy Transfer and Sunoco claimed the substance was not toxic, but residents don’t trust the results.
Energy Transfer and Sunoco claimed the substance was not toxic, but residents don’t trust the results.
A new report estimates the public cost of underwriting U.S. plastics industry growth and the environmental violations that followed.
A new report estimates the public cost of underwriting U.S. plastics industry growth and the environmental violations that followed.

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A new study finds levels of the carcinogen ethylene oxide that are nine times higher than those estimated by the EPA’s models.

A new study finds levels of the carcinogen ethylene oxide that are nine times higher than those estimated by the EPA’s models.
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After a 2022 frack out, residents report rashes, and foul methane-spiked water. EQT denies responsibility, offering water for silence from residents.

After a 2022 frack out, residents report rashes, and foul methane-spiked water. EQT denies responsibility, offering water for silence from residents.
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Science historian Naomi Oreskes says climate change is not just about fossil fuel profits, but also the political ideology supporting capitalism.

Science historian Naomi Oreskes says climate change is not just about fossil fuel profits, but also the political ideology supporting capitalism.
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This is a guest post by environmental communication professor and Louisiana native Ned Randolph. I grew up in the shadow of the Mississippi River, whose mythology pressed upon my imagination.&n...
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Study coincides with a new social media campaign designed to counteract decades of disinformation on cooking with gas.

Study coincides with a new social media campaign designed to counteract decades of disinformation on cooking with gas.
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A Q&A with DeSmog reporter Justin Nobel about his revelatory new book, Petroleum-238.

A Q&A with DeSmog reporter Justin Nobel about his revelatory new book, Petroleum-238.
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DeSmog writer Justin Nobel’s new book explores how workers bear the brunt of the oil and gas industry’s hidden contaminated waste.

DeSmog writer Justin Nobel’s new book explores how workers bear the brunt of the oil and gas industry’s hidden contaminated waste.
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Legal challenges could delay the EPA’s ability to enact the measures, which coincide with Louisiana activists' fight against projects poised to increase air pollution.

Legal challenges could delay the EPA’s ability to enact the measures, which coincide with Louisiana activists' fight against projects poised to increase air pollution.
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Energy Transfer and Sunoco claimed the substance was not toxic, but residents don’t trust the results.

Energy Transfer and Sunoco claimed the substance was not toxic, but residents don’t trust the results.
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A new report estimates the public cost of underwriting U.S. plastics industry growth and the environmental violations that followed.

A new report estimates the public cost of underwriting U.S. plastics industry growth and the environmental violations that followed.