Yankton Sioux Nation Struggling To Recover From Climate Disasters Without Federal Assistance
Health and infrastructure issues plague reservation after a series of floods and cyclones.
FEMA Hurricane Recovery Funds Not Spent in Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands
“You can kill people with a gun or you can kill them with neglect.”
Study Says Air Pollution Can Lead to Alzheimer's Disease
New research may explain why Black and Latinx people—who disproportionately breathe in toxic air—have a higher risk of getting the disease in America.
Coal Plant on Navajo Land Closes Doors
Plant owners are now investing in solar energy; Navajo leaders look to recoup revenue and jobs lost from the shutdown.
Report Finds Toxic Sites Plus Climate Change Could Soon Equal Disaster
And the Trump administration is reportedly not moving to protect the people of color who live near hundreds of Superfund sites.
Native Americans Are Group Most Likely Not to Have Running Water at Home
A new report found that race is the biggest factor in determining access to water and sanitation access.
In a New Doc, the Shinnecock Nation Fights to Maintain Their Rich Heritage in The Hamptons
Lance Gumbs: “This land was stolen from us. Flat out, hands down, no questions, stolen.”
EPA Seeks to Ban Some Scientific Studies in Creation of Public Health Regulations
Health advocates warn there will be an increase in air pollution and unsafe water.
Preserving Our Democracy Starts with Saving our Environment [Op-Ed]
Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter, Derrick Johnson and Mustafa Santiago Ali say the communities that are pushed to the sidelines know the most about environmental justice.
11,000+ Scientists Warn That The World Is in a 'Climate Emergency'
A new report stresses the need for a major shift in environmental policies.
New EPA Rules Will Allow More Coal Plants to Contaminate Fresh Water Supplies
Environmental activists warn that million of Americans—and a disproportionate number of people of color—will be affected.
As Indigenous Activists Predicted, the Keystone Pipeline Has Another Big Spill
The leak of 383,000 gallons of oil affects wetlands in Edinburg, North Dakota.
READ: Five Environmental Justice Activists On The Roots and Future of The Movement
Mustafa Ali, Dr. Robert Bullard and other key figures in environmental justice explore why their fight is a critical one.
Research Reveals High Levels of Radiation in Navajo Women Stemming From Cold War
“Thousands of abandoned uranium mines dot the Western landscape, hundreds on the Navajo Nation alone, continuing to expose families to the ill effects of radiation, including kidney failure and cancer.”
Study Finds Race is Primary Factor in Enforcement of Safe Drinking Water Act
Flint and Newark are just two of the many cities where the race of residents is tied to poor regulation of water safety.
REPORT: Coastal Communities Face Catastrophic Future Due to Climate Change
“The oceans are sending us so many warning signals that we need to get emissions under control.”
Newark Sees Preliminary Decrease in Water Lead Levels
The latest results show that water filters are finally working in most of the tested homes.
Kids Around The World Go On A #ClimateStrike
Students march to demand action to save the earth—and to protect those most vulnerable to climate change.
Ex-FEMA Officials Arrested For Taking Bribes to Award Contract to Repair Puerto Rico's Power Grid
A federal corruption investigation uncovered the bribes that led to Cobra Acquisitions receiving $1.8 billion in contracts.
Bahamians Denied Entry to U.S. During Post-Hurricane Dorian Evacuation
There is confusion and finger-pointing about why more than 100 people were not allowed to travel to Florida. Meanwhile, Trump doubles down on rhetoric to keep out “very bad” people.