Residents Of Eight Mile, Alabama, Call For Evacuation

By Julie Dermansky, -

By Julie Dermansky for Desmog - Eight years after a mercaptan spill at a Mobile Gas facility in Eight Mile, Alabama, residents still affected by the spill are fighting back. “For years we have [...]

Million-Liter Cyanide Spill In Argentina Highlights Mining Crimes

By Deirdre Fulton, -

By Deirdre Fulton in Common Dreams - Highlighting how corporate extractivism and lack of accountability is driving the destruction of Latin American communities, a Canadian mining company has now [...]

WVA Chemical Spill Not A Freak Occurrence

By Molly M. Ginty, -

Charleston residents are baffled— and indignant—that MCHM leached into their water so easily. (“We want answers,” read one placard at a protest at the state capitol building. “Prosecute the [...]

Honoring Grassroots Environmental Heroes

By Staff, -

The Goldman Prize continues today with its original mission to annually honor grassroots environmental heroes from the six inhabited continental regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island [...]

The Toxic Chemical Spill Crisis in West Virginia Will Happen Again. Here’s Why (video)

When a massive chemical spill happens that contaminates the water supply and leaves over 300,00 people in West Virginia without water to drink, bathe or even brush their teeth - when a dangerous [...]