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.
Flint Advisory Board Upholds Tax Liens Against City Residents For Unpaid Water Bills
The state won’t help subsidize the city’s water, but it is allocating $4 million to defend employees who were charged for their involvement in the lead water crisis.
Trump Administration Moves Forward to Remove Protections on Drinking Water
The Clean Water Rule may be killed before it was able to take effect.
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.
WATCH: In East Chicago, Residents Can't Drink Their Water or Play Outside
Soil and water contain dangerous levels of lead and arsenic.
U.S. Mayors Take Hard Pro-Environment and Clean Energy Stance at Annual Conference
Mayors adopted all 16 of the conference’s proposed resolutions on energy and the environment.
SCOTUS Denies Industry Bid to Hear Case on Pollution Emission Limit Loophole
The case could have potentially put a loophole back in place that allows polluters to violate emission limits whenever their equipment malfunctioned.