Just because non-organic foods are nutritious doesn't mean they're an equally healthy choice.
Hinkley, Calif., battled pollution of its ground water by chromium 6 in the 1990s – a case that inspired 'Erin Brockovich.' Now the substance has escaped its containment barrier.
Hexavalent chromium is the pollutant at the heart of 'Erin Brockovich.' The movie recounts the legal battle waged by residents of Hinkley, Calif., who blamed exposure to the chemical for high rates of diseases.
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' of oxygen-deprived water – roughly the size of Massachusetts – is patchy and more spread out than usual.
Towns around the U.S. fight firms that want to soak up a local resource.
Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the biofuel industry to use nonfood crops.
Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the industry to use nonfood crops.