Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: environmental justice

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.

Federal judge blocks EPA’s enforcement of civil rights in environmental cases

"We are suffering, we are dying," said Mary Hampton of Concerned Citizens of St. John. "That's a hard thing to deal with."

Life IS cheap these days, but GOP thuggery is getting damned...

For the dim and benighted (including the Donald), politics has become anything but a profitable grift road to riches.

Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

UN report exposes alarming U.S. human rights violations, urges immediate reforms

"Systemic racism and injustice": UN slams U.S. for widespread human rights breaches.

Chemical catastrophe: daily disasters spotlight America’s toxic time bomb

U.S. struggles with daily hazardous chemical incidents, underlining systemic safety lapses.

The silencing of dissent: how Big Oil is shielding itself through...

money talks, and it’s drowning out the voice of the people as 60% of U.S. oil and gas operations are now fortified against protests due to an infusion of lobbying dollars.

The struggle for environmental justice in Africa

The framework of our civilization is premised on the destruction of the planet.

Biden administration forms new Office of Environmental Justice

"... it is imperative that our leaders produce real, tangible solutions to protect Black and frontline communities and correct existing and past harms..."

A Chicago neighborhood is redefining toxicity in pursuit of environmental justice

Since 2000, toxic tours in this community have evolved from talking about pollution, to now include systemic racism, policing, and mass incarceration.

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.