Friday, July 19, 2019

“We are what America looks like”: The trials of ‘the Squad’

“Our squad is big. Our squad includes any person committed to building a more equitable and just world and that is the...

Epa data: Under Trump, a sharp increase in unhealthy air in big cities

The number of unhealthy air days in nearly three dozen cities soared in the first two years of the Trump administration, according...

Planet of the surreal

As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet --...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Cambodia returning plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada

Cambodia is the latest Asian country to reject the U.S. and Canada’s onslaught of plastic waste. They will be sending approximately 1,764...

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

“We are what America looks like”: The trials of ‘the Squad’

“Our squad is big. Our squad includes any person committed to building a more equitable and just world and that is the...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Planet of the surreal

As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet --...

Just hours before Trump unleashed more racist attacks at rally, 137 house Democrats joined...

Just hours before President Donald Trump took to the stage in Greenville, North Carolina and unleashed more racist vitriol against Rep. Ilhan Omar and...

ACTIVISM

Pledge to fight for mental health rights and make it easier for Americans to keep their mental health in check. 

TIMELINE

President Trump’s EPA responded yesterday to a petition from public health and environmental groups who had pushed for a ban on the agricultural use of chlorpyrifos saying the toxic chemical is safe to still use. This action is due to an appellate court decision that had ordered the agency to respond to the petition. 
The number of unhealthy air days in nearly three dozen cities soared in the first two years of the Trump administration, according to an annual air pollution report released Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA report said dangerous air days in 35 of the largest U.S. cities rose from a combined 706 in 2016...