Paul Wood – Choosing Natural Building Materials for Improved Indoor Air Quality

There’s a good reason why everyone — not just people with allergies or chemical sensitivities — should live in a home with good indoor air quality. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend about 90 percent of their time indoors, where the air can be two to five times more polluted than the air outdoors. Spending the vast …

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Sharon Kelly – High Levels of Chemicals Found in People Living Near Gas Wells: New Report

Chemicals from gas wells were discovered in biological samples drawn from residents of Pavillion, Wyoming, at levels as much as ten times the national averages, according to a new report. The study is the first to sample both the air near drilling sites and the levels of chemicals in people living and working near those wells, allowing researchers to study the ways that …

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Methane from fracking sites can flow to abandoned wells, new study shows

As debate roils over EPA regulations proposed this month limiting the release of the potent greenhouse gas methane during fracking operations, a new University of Vermont study funded by the National Science Foundation shows that abandoned oil and gas wells near fracking sites can be conduits for methane escape not currently being measured. The study, to be published in Water …

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Josh Fox, Lee Ziesche – What the Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About Fracking

When we hear politicians and gas companies extoll the virtues of fracking, jobs created by drilling is usually high on their list of talking points. But the jobs created by fracking are not the kind of quality jobs American workers deserve. They are not the kind of jobs American laborers have fought and died for throughout our country’s history. They are …

The 10 most common environmental toxins to avoid and why

If you’re suffering with chronic health conditions like fatigue, autoimmune disorders, cardiovascular disease or cancer (to name a few), it’s probably due to a toxic overload within your body. Yet, most conventionally-trained doctors know little about safe detoxification programs. So don’t wait for Western medicine to change, educate yourself and make detoxification a top priority. Eliminate the symptoms of disease …