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Asthma Risk May Be Increased in Oil Spill Response, Cleanup Workers - Physician's Weekly

Asthma Risk May Be Increased in Oil Spill Response, Cleanup Workers - Physician's Weekly | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For oil spill response and cleanup workers, total hydrocarbons (THCs) and benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, o-, m-, and p-xylenes and n-hexane (BTEX-H) chemicals are associated with increased asthma risk...

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Trial begins in lawsuit against engineering firms that advised Flint during water crisis - WKAR.org

Trial begins in lawsuit against engineering firms that advised Flint during water crisis - WKAR.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A federal trial is underway to decide if engineering firms that advised the city of Flint on water issues bear some responsibility for the city's water crisis.

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Green beauty product testing finds more than 60% have PFAS indicators - EHN.org

Green beauty product testing finds more than 60% have PFAS indicators - EHN.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

​“Time and again, you see that PFAS are everywhere in products where they shouldn't be.”...

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EPA Documents Reveal Toxic PFAS Chemicals Used in More than 120,000 Facilities • ChildrensHealthDefense.org

EPA Documents Reveal Toxic PFAS Chemicals Used in More than 120,000 Facilities • ChildrensHealthDefense.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says more than 120,000 facilities in the U.S. are handling PFAS “forever chemicals,” linked to cancer, birth defects, liver disease, thyroid disease, decreased immunity, hormone disruption and a range of other serious health problems.

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Chernobyl Radiation Levels Rise After Russian Invasion - EcoWatch.com

Chernobyl Radiation Levels Rise After Russian Invasion - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Radiation at the Chernobyl nuclear plant spiked above control levels, Ukraine warned the day after Russian forces captured the infamous plant during the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Millions of Americans Live Near Toxic Waste Sites. How Does This Affect Their Health? - Housing Matters

Millions of Americans Live Near Toxic Waste Sites. How Does This Affect Their Health? - Housing Matters | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

One in six Americans lives within three miles of a toxic waste site—often unknowingly.

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Fall River firefighter: Toxic PFAS chemicals in gear may cause cancer - HeraldNews.com

Fall River firefighter: Toxic PFAS chemicals in gear may cause cancer - HeraldNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Jason Burns says inside a burning building, turnout gear keeps firefighters safe — but the gear itself, treated with PFAS chemicals, is unsafe.

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‘Forever Chemicals’ Might Raise Risk of Pregnancy Complication | Doctors Lounge

‘Forever Chemicals’ Might Raise Risk of Pregnancy Complication | Doctors Lounge | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

"The main goal of this article was to try to provide information for scientists that are looking to do similar studies," Cantonwine said. "Replicating and validating these results can help inform us about how toxicants like PFAS impact maternal health, hopefully leading to relevant policy changes."...

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