Toxic chemical under fresh scrutiny a year after East Palestine train crash
One year after the catastrophic train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, the EPA is considering phasing out vinyl chloride, a toxic...
January 19, 2024
America’s climate crisis and housing crisis are converging to hurt the most...
The most marginalized are bearing the brunt of climate change-fueled extreme weather. A new index shows where help is needed most.
December 8, 2023
Removing lead from gasoline and paint were major health victories — now we...
Getting lead out of gasoline was a major public health victory. Yet half of American children under 6 tested between 2018 and 2020 still...
November 30, 2023
COP28: It’s far from perfect. But it’s the best we’ve got
As COP28 gets underway in Dubai, amid some controversy, we take a step back and find that even an imperfect global climate conference is...
November 28, 2022
Too many blackouts: How underserved communities are making utilities listen
Low income communities and communities of color often experience more power outages and service disruptions that whiter, more affluent...
July 1, 2022
What would save thousands of lives and fight injustice?
In a new report released by Environmental Defense Fund, scientists found that fine particle pollution, primarily generated by burning fossil...
May 27, 2022
500 trucks pass through one Newark intersection in an hour. Kids are paying...
Truck pollution causes asthma in young children. Community groups like South Ward Environmental Action in Newark, New Jersey, are fighting...
May 6, 2022
Major oil refinery censured over toxic air
Toxic pollution from Suncor oil refinery in Colorado exceeded permitted limits more than 500 times in two years
May 4, 2022
Stopping pollution from Suncor refinery
In a groundbreaking decision, the EPA questioned air pollution permits for one of the largest oil refineries in the Rocky Mountain region...