by Will Freeman Posted on June 24, 2014
With the biggest U.N. environmental meeting in history underway in Nairobi, Human Rights Watch called on the Kenyan government to stop toxic lead from threatening thousands of lives in a poor district of Mombasa.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 13, 2014
Freedom Industries spills again.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 9, 2014 Updated: June 9, 2014
"It’s an imprecise estimate, but it’s almost definitely a pretty big number. And we’ve got to start paying attention."
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by Katie Valentine Posted on May 29, 2014
"Nobody really pays attention to the constant pollution that we're dealing with, especially in Kentucky. Our state is ground zero for this.”
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 19, 2014
Workers have finally begun removing several deposits of the sludge that settled to the river bottom after a spill in February dumped 39,000 tons of coal ash into the river.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 13, 2014
The figure represents an 18 percent increase in the number of spills since 2012, despite a decrease in the number of rigs.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on May 9, 2014
For the third time in three weeks, a panel of judges has ruled against industry groups' attempts to overturn Environmental Protection Agency protections against air pollution.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 7, 2014
Judge Rainey said that it would be too difficult to calculate how much medical monitoring would be needed for the plaintiffs.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 2, 2014
The results show a troubling pattern of environmental racism, the report said.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 30, 2014
Petcoke is a byproduct of refining tar sands oil, the main ingredient of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.