Environmental Health

Rise in Miscarriages Coincided With High Lead Levels in DC Water: Study

"Late-term miscarriages and spontaneous abortions occurred at an unusually high rate among Washington women from 2000 through 2003 — during the same time frame that lead levels were dangerously high in the city’s drinking water, a study has found."

Source: Wash Post, 12/10/2013

EPA Database Illuminates Ecological Effects of Toxics

Environmental journalists who want to explore the impacts of toxic substances on wildlife, fish, and plants can get help from a little-known EPA database. Online and searchable, ECOTOX has gotten better over the years, making it useful for reporters as well as scientists.

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