A Federal Court ruling in the United States in favour of a man suffering from cancer has turned the spotlight again to one of the most commonly used global chemicals.
Despite suffering extensive staff losses since being forced to move to Armidale, the pesticides regulator blames delays in a critical review of a popular insecticide on "complexity of information".
The Cancer Council is urging global chemical giant Monsanto to come clean on any potential links to cancer with one of its popular weed killers following a major lawsuit in the US.
People living on Victoria's south-west coastline are reporting dead or dying barn owls at record rates. They want to know what is killing their native birds.
An investigation into contamination from the PFAS firefighting chemicals at the Richmond RAAF base in north-west Sydney finds a 10-square-kilometre plume of the chemicals in groundwater.
The Defence Department is widening its probe into the spread of the chemicals in the Salisbury area. Overseas authorities have linked PFAS to a range of health conditions such as cancer, low birth weight and delayed puberty onset.
An EU ban on the use of insecticides using neonicotinoids prompts an Australian beekeeper and conservationist to call for action in Australia.