Tag: water rights
Native tribes are reliant on their local water sources, which have been continuously exploited and contaminated by the U.S. government and non-Native people. Indigenous groups are finding new ways to demand justice.
“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.”
"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.”
But figuring out who owns abandoned mines in Appalachia is harder than you’d think.
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.
We cannot sacrifice the planet for profits.