Puerto Rico Ends Toxic Dumping of Coal Ash, But Increases Its Commercial Use
“This law is one step forward and two steps back,” said one environmentalist.
ICYMI: The Montana Tribe Torn Between Coal and Culture
The Northern Cheyenne Reservation sits atop the Powder River Basin, which holds 40 percent of the U.S. coal supply.
Navajo Nation Moves Forward on Coal Plant Lease Extension
In order to extend through 2019, the tribe still needs the approval of two-thirds of the full council.
READ: Some Tribes Look to Trump for Coal Revival
While many have taken a hard stance against the president and his pro-fossil fuel agenda, others are hoping he follows through.
The Biggest Environmental Justice Wins of 2016
It was the year three California counties banned fracking, a tribe beat big oil and more.
Oakland Halts Coal Shipping Plan, Pitting Jobs Against Health
City Council cited climate change and the health of its marginalized communities as reasons for keeping coal out of its new export plant.
Supreme Court: Costs Trump Regulation When It Comes to the Environment
SCOTUS says EPA overstepped its bounds when it didn’t consider the industry cost involved in setting mercury and arsenic pollution limits before enacting a landmark rule.
Coal Pollution Will Kill 13K in 2010, Clustered in Cities, Says Study
The good news is that this injustice can be at least partially remedied through human action.