Sunday, April 11, 2021

Tag: pollution

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé are worst plastic polluters of 2020, have made...

"The world's top polluting corporations claim to be working hard to solve plastic pollution, but instead they are continuing to pump out harmful single-use plastic packaging."

US leads the world in plastic pollution, new study finds

"The U.S. has a relatively robust waste infrastructure, yet an estimated five times as much plastic pollution entered the oceans in 2016 than in 2010."

Mysterious oil spill spreads along 11 miles of Delaware beach

The spill has mostly taken the form of oil patties that range in size from a quarter to a manhole cover, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

An EPA deal came with a promise to help communities exposed to animal emissions. That’s still unfulfilled.

EPA has granted more than 3,000 pollution monitoring exemptions to oil...

While EPA claims the monitoring waivers do not constitute a license to pollute at will, without effective monitoring there is no way to know.

Trump’s toxic wake: 10 ways the EPA has made life more...

The administration's record on chemical safety has been especially hazardous for the health of Americans, especially children.

How a small North Carolina community is pushing back on pollution

A new group of allies is fighting a proposed asphalt plant that threatens their health and their homes.

Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never...

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

In the shadow of shuttered Philadelphia refinery, neighbors recall those lost...

“People, generations have died in South Philadelphia because of that oil refinery. The buck stops now. We will not allow another company to come in here and do what they did.”

‘Plastic rain’ is pouring down in national parks

The plastic is trapped in fundamental atmospheric processes and falling all over the world, making plastic rain the new acid rain.

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Video shows police officer fatally shooting homeless man

“The video and witness accounts show this was a cold murder. Wilson never had a chance.”

‘The greatest purveyor of violence in the world’

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."

Tell Chevron to stay out of the Arctic Refuge

It's time we hold Chevron accountable and tell the oil giant not to bid for leases on this "sacred, unspoiled land."

The Trump’s campaign’s audacious long con

There is a good chance that the scandals ensnaring some of his more odious political supporters will overshadow this story and allow him to continue bilking his marks of their money.

The Donald’s bastard children

It is going to take more than just 'Soul Searching' by Trump's Bastard Children to set things right.