Over 10 billion gallons of raw and partly treated sewage gushed into waterways and bubbled up onto streets and into homes as a result of Hurricane Sandy — enough to cover Central Park in a 41-foot-
Surfers here have long lived by a simple rule: When it rains, no matter how good the waves may be, stay out of the water.
Outdoor air pollution contributed to 1.2 million premature deaths in China in 2010, nearly 40 percent of the global total, according to a new summary of data from a scientific study on leading caus
An explosion killed six workers on Monday at a coal mine in northeast China where a similar accident killed 28 miners just three days earlier, state news media reported.
A decade after severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, swept through Hong Kong and then around the world, the city is among the first to become worried about the emergence and spread of another
The chief executive of the company that owned the Deepwater Horizon oil rig acknowledged in court on Tuesday that his crew should have done more to avert the 2010 oil well blowout that left 11 dead
Deaths and the risk of dying from Alzheimer’s disease have risen significantly in the United States in the last decade, according to two reports released on Tuesday.
Last year, two inspectors from California’s hazardous waste agency were visiting an electronics recycling company near Fresno for a routine review of paperwork when they came across a warehouse the
The Alaska Energy Authority is planning to build a 735-foot, $5.2 billion structure on the Susitna River in a largely empty south-central part of the state, which is watered by runoff from the arc
A proposal to ban the international trade in polar bear parts was rejected Thursday at a major international conference on wildlife trade, highlighting the difficulties of reaching a global consens
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
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