Stories by Brett Israel

Brett Israel is a researcher, writer and former intern at Environmental Health News. subscribe to Brett Israel's feed

Posted on: Nov 16, 2012, Source: Daily Climate

The NAACP found that the six million people living within three miles of our 378 plants have an average per capita income of $18,400 per year; 39 percent are people of color.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2012, Source: Daily Climate

Pre-occupied with careers and families, the Gen Xers -- adults in their 30s and 40s -- remain almost as indifferent to climate change impacts as their parents.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2012, Source: Environmental Health News

Some soda drinkers may be getting a dose of a synthetic chemical called brominated vegetable oil, or BVO.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: Environmental Health News

Research has turned up troubling findings about toxic chemicals in tattoo inks, including phthalates, metals, and hydrocarbons that are carcinogens and endocrine disruptors.