Thailand Bans Coral-Damaging Sunscreens

The Thai government has banned sunscreens containing chemicals that damage coral reefs from its marine national parks on Wednesday. The Thai Department of Conservation released a document banning the use of sunscreen containing four ingredients shown to “deteriorate coral reefs, …

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Monsanto Told to Pay Teachers $185 Million Over Chemical Exposure

Three school teachers in Washington will receive $185 million after suing chemical company Monsanto over chemical exposure from fluorescent lights that caused brain damage. The teachers claimed they were exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, from fluorescent lighting in the …

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Mass Evacuations Ordered After Thai Chemical Factory Explodes, Killing 1 Person

Thai Authorities have ordered a mass evacuation after the Ming Dih foam and plastic pellet manufacturing factory located just outside Bangkok near Suvarnabhumi Airport exploded, killing one person and injuring 29 others. The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department and Bang …

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