Friday, October 20, 2017
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Trump Administration to Terminate Obama’s Climate Power...

HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that he will sign a new rule overriding the Clean Power...

Evidence of Spills at Toxic Site During...

PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days...

Environmental Racism Continues to Deny Black People...

There's a reason why Black communities are most often the hosts for waste and sewage facilities, power plants and land fills. For years, our...

Global Warming No Longer a White House...

In 2015, the Obama administration took its first steps to address global warming, unveiling the Clean Power Act in an effort to curb carbon...

EPA Approves $100M for City of Flint...

The city of Flint just scored another major victory in its fight for clean water. U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI), alongside Congressman...

Environmental Justice Leader Says Budget Cuts Will...

One of the Environmental Protection Agency's key environmental justice leaders resigned on Thursday, March 9, arguing that a recent budget proposal to slash program...

Flint Resident Sue EPA Over Water Crisis,...

Over 1,700 residents of Flint, Mich., are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its mishandling of the crippling water contamination crisis that exposed nearly...

Blatant Environmental Racism: The State of Maryland...

Brandywine residents have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the state of Maryland, after officials approved plans for a new gas plant in their...

Michigan Gov. Declares State of Emergency in...

The fallout over Flint’s contaminated water system is growing. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has declared a state of emergency for the city and Genesee...

L.A.’s Toxic Waste Outrage Mirrors Environmental Scandal...

An astonishing 91 percent of residents located within two miles of Los Angeles’ largest toxic waste area are African-American, meaning the pollutants that can...

African-Americans Playing Key Roles in Debate Over...

On June 2, President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency ruled that coal-fire power plants must reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by as much as...