Flint Water Crisis Continues Despite Settlement

By Kim Brown, The Real News. -

In 2014, the water source of the city of Flint, Michigan, was switched from Lake Huron to the untreated and polluted Flint River, tainting the city’s water supply and setting off a chain of [...]

Toledo Passed A “Lake Erie Bill of Rights” To Protect Its Water

By Mari Margil and Ryan Dickinson, In These Times. -

For three days in 2014, the people of Toledo, Ohio, couldn’t drink the water. A massive blue-green algae bloom producing a toxin known as microcystin was poisoning Lake Erie, the city's primary [...]

This Stack Of Papers Has More Rights Than You + Cuba

By Eleanor Goldfield, Popular Resistance. -

As ecosystems around the world fall into death spirals and scientists cry out that the point of no return is upon us, a look at our justice systems highlight the pitfalls and fallacies in our [...]

NY Denies Air Permit Renewal For Fracked Gas Power Plant

By Pramilla Malick, Protect Orange County, NY SCRAM -

One day after the air permit expired for the Competitive Power Ventures fracked gas power plant in Wawayanda New York, the State Department of Environmental Conservation denied the company’s Air [...]