Former EPA Official Mustafa Ali on Environmental Justice Under the Trump Administration
“They have not yet moved forward on a policy that would be beneficial to low-income communities, communities of color or indigenous populations.”
Maryland's Prince George's County Fights New Power Plants
The five plants will bring jobs to the area—but they will also cause a rise in pollution for the predominantly Black community.
Two Flint Whistle Blowers Honored With $250K Prize
Both intend to donate the money to further recovery efforts.
First Segment of Proposed Border Wall Would Run Through Wildlife Refuge
In Texas, the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge is attempting to bring back the endangered ocelot. The border wall could change that.
Texas Pipeline Spills Over 50K Gallons of Crude Oil
The incident led to the evacuation of 15 residences.
EPA Proposes to Remove Protections for Alaskan Watershed That Is Home to 30 Native Villages
The agency wants to re-open the discussion on the Pebble Mine Project, which could jeopardize the region’s wild salmon population.
Did the Flint Water Crisis Increase the City's Infant Mortality Rate?
Current numbers don’t show a huge change, but researchers are keeping their eye on trends.
New Harvard Analysis Highlights How Media Failed the People of Flint
“There is not much hope for the environmental security of all Americans if the media does not respond to emergencies in a nondiscriminatory way.”
U.S. Further Isolated As Result of G-20 Anti-Climate Change Decisions
The rest of the leading economies vowed their commitment to the Paris Agreement—and to aiding the developing world with climate change impacts.
Activists Launch a Solar Campaign to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
If the idea is successful, panels would dot the route instead.
New Climate Change Study Shuts Down Climate Deniers
The peer-reviewed research shows that future global warming may be worse than scientists had previously projected.
Company Behind DAPL Removes Private Security Firm From Site
Energy Transfer Partners spokesperson: “We continue to have security measures in place in North Dakota, just no longer need boots on the ground.”
READ: In Southern Louisiana, A Question of Whether to Stay or Go
Climate change has hit the region hard, and residents must answer an urgent question.
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.
Why Opening Up the Atlantic and Arctic for Offshore Drilling Matters
A new effort by the Trump administration endangers waterways necessary to livelihoods and ways of life.
Black and Latina Moms Are Most Concerned With Climate Change
Most surveyed agreed that not enough was being done to keep children safe.
STUDY: 3 Ways Climate Change Will Have Unequal Economic Impacts Across US
Poor people of color will experience the worst of it.
5 Questions With the Woman Keynoting a POC-Only Environmental Gathering
Carolyn Finney speaks on the land, privilege and the environmental sector’s White dominance.
Michigan Sues Flint for City's Decision on Drinking Water Contract
The city council decided to extend its current contract short-term instead of going with a 30-year one, as the mayor and state had suggested.
New Louisiana Anti-Pipeline Camp Increases Security by Requiring Water Protector Application
The vetting process is intended to keep out infiltrators and protect camp occupiers.