Stories by Brian Bienkowski

Brian Bienkowski is the editor of Environmental Health News and its sister site, The Daily Climate. subscribe to Brian Bienkowski's feed

Posted on: Nov 2, 2015, Source: Environmental Health News

Hundreds of pounds of toxic PCBs, banned in the 1970s, taint the Windy City’s air each year. Sources include paints still sold on the market.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015, Source: Environmental Health News

The American media has remained silent on the health impact of toxic military 'burn pits' from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2015, Source: Environmental Health News

To avoid a catastrophic loss of food security, we must dramatically expand women's rights, organic farming and renewable energy.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2015, Source: Environmental Health News

A new study has found that long-term exposure to tiny amounts of the herbicide glyphosate may lead to organ damage.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2015, Source: Environmental Health News

Scientists suspect exposure to pesticides, factory farm waste and birth control drugs that pass through wastewater may be to blame.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: Daily Climate

As harvest season gets underway, farmers find drought-stressed crops are susceptible to toxins and contaminants, further reducing yields