Justice Department sues major polluter in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’
“EPA is finally treating this health crisis for what it is — an emergency.”Read More
Walmart, Target, Home Depot lead pack of retailers emitting millions of pounds of CO2 through shipping
Eighteen U.S. companies’ cargo ships are causing an “onslaught of pollution,” report finds.Read More
Georgians plead with state officials to protect the Okefenokee from mining
Even if the Supreme Court rules to protect certain wetlands, the fate of certain watersheds will be up to the states.Read More
After Ohio train derailment, is your town next? It’s complicated.
In the wake of the Ohio train derailment, towns wonder how to avoid same fate.Read More
Cleaning up ‘forever chemicals’ is costly and messy — just ask this Wisconsin town
“It’s happening all over the country.”Read More
EPA issues rare veto, halting Alaska’s Pebble mine
Mining waste would have jeopardized the world’s largest sockeye salmon run.Read More
How a defunct Trump policy still threatens Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp
The short-lived rule is helping the mining industry from beyond the grave.Read More
Why Biden’s new protections don’t eliminate threats to the Tongass National Forest
The Agriculture Department just restored the so-called Roadless Rule, but federal land swaps could still open forest lands to logging.Read More
Utilities use customer dollars to pay for their lobbying. Here’s how lawmakers can stop it.
A report outlines a strategy to rein in corruption and carbon emissions from utilities.Read More
30×30 is conservation’s flashy new goal. Now countries need to figure out what it actually means.
The new global target aims to protect 30 percent of land and waters. But is it a powerful goal or an empty slogan?Read More