Those directly exposed to toxic dust and trauma on and after 9/11 carry with them a generation of chronic health conditions, which are placing them at higher risk during the pandemic and as they age.
Killer whales among the animals at risk from a ‘second wave’ of pollutants, as coasts erode and sea levels rise.
The Great Lakes contain reservoirs of legacy contaminants, mostly in their sediments, that are vulnerable to resuspension.
PCBs were phased out three decades ago. But they’re still lingering in the ocean.