Environmental Risk Archive

West Virginia Spill Reveals Lax Regulation

West Virginia Spill Reveals Lax Regulation

A chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water for thousands of residents prompts regulatory scrutiny.

 
Vapor Intrusion Cases in the News

Vapor Intrusion Cases in the News

A few real-life cases help show that vapor intrusion risk may be more than theoretical.

 
The Toxic Threat of Vapor Intrusion

The Toxic Threat of Vapor Intrusion

Contaminated vapors are seeping into commercial and residential properties nationwide. Buyer beware.

 
States Unprepared for Future Water Issues

States Unprepared for Future Water Issues

A mere nine states have taken proactive measures to combat the water-related impacts of climate change.

 
Risks of China’s Clean Tech Revolution

Risks of China’s Clean Tech Revolution

China is emerging as a major clean technology center. But risks abound.

 
The Risks of Hydrofracking

The Risks of Hydrofracking

A natural gas drilling method has become increasingly popular. But critics say it carries significant environmental risks.

 
The Hidden Risks of Green Buildings

The Hidden Risks of Green Buildings

The spike in environmentally sound construction means that a greater understanding of the risks is required.