Arsenic Blankets This Tiny Montana Town. Its Residents Are Asking the Supreme Court to Let Them Clean It Up.
The case could affect the cleanup of hundreds of other polluted sites in the U.S.
Up until the 1950s, people in the southern state of Styria ate the toxic metal as a kind of stimulant. Photographer Simon Brugner is trying to understand why.
Compensation for Giant Mine arsenic contamination would be costly and could set precedent for other contaminated sites: government report.
A Human Rights Watch report shows how access to clean water remains a severe problem for millions of Bangladeshis two decades after gaining international attention.
For many reasons—money, jealousy, or even a way out of an abusive relationship—poison has remained an effective weapon for women throughout history.
US Environmental Protection Agency workers were using heavy equipment and accidentally breached a mine wall, unleashing the toxic spill.
In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Neha Shastry visits Little Blue Run, the largest coal ash impoundment in the US, and speaks to a resident about the environmental effects of this big blue toxic lake.
In this extra scene, a couple living near a coal ash pond in Dukeville, North Carolina, speak about how finding out that their drinking water is contaminated shone a new light on the illnesses in their family and in the neighborhood over the years.