Coal Ash

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello at a news conference about the June 11 vote in favor of U.S. statehood June 15, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

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.

Emissions come out of stacks at the Huntington Power coal plant outside Huntington, Utah. Such coal plants produce coal ash, a byproduct that is a point in the 230-page report.

REPORT: EPA is Failing to Protect Low-Income Communities of Color

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights examined how vast numbers of citizens lack political muscle—and protection—regarding environmental justice.