Asthma Rates Rise in Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria
Doctors and public health officials say they have “never seen anything like this.”
New Reports Confirm How Ill-Prepared Puerto Rico is For Hurricane Season
With ongoing problems with both its electrical and water infrastructure, the island is in a weakened state.
Activists, Attorneys Say Government Ignored Data on Negative Impact of Pipeline on Natives, Blacks
The number of Indigenous people who could be negatively impacted is larger than those living near the Dakota Access pipeline.
Advocates, Officials Outraged at Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Death Count
The government’s count is 64 fatalities, but a new study says the real number is closer to 5,000.
Michigan Seeks to Enact Nation's Strictest Rules on Water Lead Levels
The changes are a response to the ongoing Flint water crisis.
Houston Still Struggling to Rebuild on Eve of Hurricane Season
The 2018 hurricane season begins in just one week, and homeowners and government officials in Houston are still scrambling to recover from the havoc of last year’s Hurricane Harvey.
EPA, White House Blocked Release of Study on Widespread Water Contamination
Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act show the decision was driven by politics, not health.
ICYMI: Nestlé to Donate Water to Flint
Nestlé reportedly pays just $200 per year to access underground aquifers in the Michigan town of Evart, just two hours from Flint.
Judge's Order Derails Plans to Complete Bayou Bridge Pipeline
The pipeline is slated to run through St. James Parish, an area with a high number of oil refineries—and residents afflicted with cancer.
WATCH: Martin Sensmeier Hikes Through Threatened Bears Ears Monument in 'America Divided'
The Alaska Native actor learns about the Native American conservationists who are fighting to protect the Utah monument from the Trump administration.
Appeals Court to Decide if Bayou Bridge Pipeline Construction Can Continue
It’s owned by same company as the Dakota Access pipeline.
Houston and Puerto Rico Unprepared for Upcoming Hurricane Season
Amid housing and financial concerns, residents face the possibility of new storms from a disadvantaged position.
New Legislation Aims to Prevent the Next Flint Water Crisis
Representatives Keith Ellison and Ro Khanna introduced The WATER Act on the fourth anniversary of the day Flint’s water woes began.
Puerto Rico to Close 283 Public Schools, Teachers Condemn Decision
The news comes two weeks after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Roselló signed a bill to implement a charter school and voucher program.
New Houston Rule Could Save Homes From Flooding, Drive Up Prices
The City Council passed a regulation that may help and hurt the city’s most vulnerable residents.
Testing Shows That Flint's Kids Still Attend Schools With Elevated Lead Water Levels
Free bottled water for students is only guaranteed through the end of this school year.
#BootPruitt Campaign Aims to Oust EPA Administrator
The Hip Hop Caucus and Green Latinos are two of the organizations working to pressure the administration to fire Scott Pruitt.
Federal Spending Bill Allocates $30 Million to Relocate Alaskan Coastal Villages
The Alaskan village of Newtok will receive the majority of the money to move its residents further inland.
Hip Hop Caucus Launches New Environmental Justice Podcast
Co-host Mustafa Santiago Ali: “‘Think 100%’ comes at a crucial time for our communities now and for future generations.”
Court Refuses to Dismiss Climate Kids' Lawsuit Against Federal Government
The case puts the Trump administration on trial for its actions regarding the environment.