Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s Environmental Justice Impact

By Elizabeth Ouzts, southeastenergynews.com -

By Elizabeth Ouzts for Southeast Energy News - On September 15, 1982, high-profile protests over the siting of a toxic waste dump in Afton, North Carolina – an overwhelmingly African American [...]

Environmentalists Gaining Enemy In Fight Against Natural Gas Pipelines

By Mark Hand, thinkprogress.org -

By Mark Hand for Think Progress - The electric utility sector’s top lobbying group is teaming up with fossil fuel trade associations as part of an effort to intensify the industry’s campaign [...]

Newsletter – Dismantling White Supremacy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Last weekend, tens of thousands of people marched in Washington, DC in the combined March for Racial Justice and March for Black Women. Native Americans [...]

Industry Lawsuits Try To Paint Environmental Activism As Illegal Racket

By Nicholas Kusnetz, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Nicholas Kusnetz for Inside Climate News - On a bright afternoon in May 2016, two men in a silver SUV pulled into Kelly Martin's driveway. One of them, tall and beefy with a crew cut, walked [...]

What Standing Rock Teaches Us About Environmental Racism And Justice

By Ramon Jacobs-Shaw, www.healthaffairs.org -

By Ramon Jacobs-Shaw for Health Affairs Blog - Access to clean, safe, and affordable drinking water is not just a concern of developing countries but of communities in our own backyard. The [...]

Frackers Nearly Destroyed Me, Join Me In Fighting Back

By Maggie Henry, www.popularresistance.org -

By Maggie Henry for Beyond Extreme Energy. Fracking has destroyed my business and laid to waste everything my husband and I have worked our entire lives to build, our children's inheritances, [...]

Sowing The Seeds Of Berta Caceres, US Tour

By Beverly Bell, www.popularresistance.org -

By Beverly Bell for Other Worlds. Two Honduran cultural workers, feminists, and close friends of Berta Cáceres will tour 20 US cities between April 20 and May 23, 2017 to “sow the seeds of [...]

Standoff Between Trump And Green Groups Just Boiled Into War

By Darryl Fears and Juliet Eilperin, www.washingtonpost.com -

By Darryl Fears and Juliet Eilperin for The Washington Post - The first shots have been fired in what’s likely to be a long, bitter war over the environment between conservationists and President [...]

The Vision And Legacy Of Berta Cáceres

By Beverly Bell for Other Worlds. One year ago today, Berta Cáceres was murdered by the national and local Honduran government and a multinational dam company, with at least the tacit support of [...]

Environmental Justice Organizing In The Time Of Trump

By Laurie Mazur, www.grist.org -

By Laurie Mazur for Grist - Environmental justice work will need to change in critical ways as Donald Trump ascends to the White House, but not in all ways, says Miya Yoshitani, executive [...]

2016 And Beyond: Justice Jumping Genres

By Brian Bienkowski, www.environmentalhealthnews.org -

By Brian Bienkowski for Environmental Health News - A historic year for environmental justice saw government failures in Flint, a resurgent Native voice, and a merging of movements. We're [...]

Civil Rights Agency Blasts EPA For Weak Environmental Justice Record

By Zahra Hirji, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - A new report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights charges the Environmental Protection Agency with doing too little about environmental discrimination [...]

The Axis Of Destruction And Hope

By Bill McKibben, www.commondreams.org -

By Bill McKibben for Common Dreams - If you want to understand the climate crisis today, you need to journey roughly along the 95th parallel, from Louisiana in the south to the the Standing Rock [...]

How Environmental Injustice Connects To Police Violence

By Brentin Mock, www.citylab.com -

By Brentin Mock for City Lab - As the nation continues to process the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, it’s worth keeping in mind that [...]

Activists Fight Plans For Prison On Mountaintop-Removal Site

By Candace Bernd, www.truthout.org -

By Candace Bernd for TruthOut. Activists from Kentucky and across the US met in Washington, DC, this week to highlight the intersections between environmental justice issues and the [...]