Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: water rights

Millions of Americans face water shutoffs during pandemic

“It’s a package of related factors – institutional racism, environmental injustice, and poverty – which means communities most vulnerable to Covid-19 are the same communities most vulnerable to water shutoffs.”

Trump EPA sets tap water limit for rocket fuel chemical 3X...

"Instead of taking action to lower the levels of this rocket fuel chemical in drinking water, the administration’s plan will endanger the health of future generations of kids.”

Citizens begin reclaiming coal country after decades of corporate land grabs

But figuring out who owns abandoned mines in Appalachia is harder than you’d think.

“Our water, our right”: 10 global struggles for public water

We bring you 10 inspiring stories of communities and cities working to reclaim public control over water and wastewater services from major private water multinationals.

From Flint To Standing Rock To Upstate NY, Organizing To Save...

We cannot sacrifice the planet for profits.

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Tucson cop fired after fatally shooting disabled man on video

“It is moments like this that test our resolve to ensure justice and accountability. We owe this to all Tucsonans.”

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

As SCOTUS considers ‘extinguishing’ right to abortion, calls mount for Congress to ‘step up’

“Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough,” said one doctor. “We continue to work toward reproductive justice.”