Kenya Is Not A Dumping Ground For US Plastic

By David Whitehouse, The Africa Report. -

The new administration of US president-elect Joe Biden must resist pressure from US oil and chemical companies to use Kenya as a dumping ground for plastic waste. In April, the American [...]

Challenging EPA’s Failure To Protect People And The Environment From Atrazine

By Beyond Pesticides. -

The herbicide atrazine is likely to adversely affect over half of endangered species listed in the United States, according to a report released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

Affordable Housing Developers Set their Sights On Former Toxic Oil Fields

By Marissa Pianko, DeSmog Blog. -

California - On a busy corner in Vista Hermosa, a neighborhood just west of downtown Los Angeles, early signs of construction have begun on a 7-story, 64-unit apartment building called Firmin [...]

Capitalism Is Double-Billing Us

Here is a word that risks deterring you from reading on much further, even though it may hold the key to understanding why we are in such a terrible political, economic and social mess. That word [...]

Natural Gas Fracking Under Fire In Pennsylvania

By Ad Crable, Bay Journal. -

In a blistering report on Pennsylvania’s 12-year experience with hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, a special statewide grand jury said public health and the environment have suffered and the [...]

Many Superfund Sites Are Dangerously Threatened By Climate Change

By David Hasemyer and Lise Olsen, Inside Climate News. -

Barrett, Texas - Fred Barrett thought he'd wait out Hurricane Harvey at his home in this town outside Houston, founded by his great-grandfather in 1889. He prepared for heavy rain, wind and [...]