heavy metals

Extractions

The Plan to Build a Gold Mine on a Seismic Fault in Greece

“The problem is that we can never predict when an earthquake can strike.”
Sarah Souli
2.1.18
tech

Meet the Drought Truther Who Thinks the Government Is Behind California's Long Dry Spell

Former solar engineer Dane Wigington believes chemtrails are to blame for the state's record dry spell—and a surprising number of people agree.
Mike Pearl
9.29.15
nutrition

Soylent Is Being Sued By a Watchdog Group for Potential Health Dangers

Last Thursday, the nonprofit As You Sow filed a notice of intent to go after the company “for failure to provide sufficient warning to consumers of lead and cadmium levels in the Soylent 1.5 product.”
Hilary Pollack
8.17.15
environment

Three Million Gallons of Toxic Wastewater Has Turned This River the Color of American Cheese

US Environmental Protection Agency workers were using heavy equipment and accidentally breached a mine wall, unleashing the toxic spill.
Esha Dey
8.11.15
News

London Smog: Just How Bad Is the Air in the UK Capital?

A report last week revealed that over 1,300 people have already died prematurely this year alone because of air pollution in London. Here's exactly what it is that's causing those deaths.
Nick Hilton
6.8.15
food safety

Is Your Valentine's Day Chocolate Laced with Lead?

California-based consumer watchdog organization As You Sow has accused several big-name candy companies of manufacturing products that contain high levels of lead and cadmium. Chew on that while you're sucking on your truffles today.
Munchies Staff
2.14.15
Motherboard Blog

Ten Percent of China is a Steaming Toxic Metal Land Dump

China's farms are full of heavy metal.
Lara Heintz
11.9.11