The landmark trial that could determine who pays to rid America’s drinking water of PFAS
Taking on big coal to protect Navajo water
After getting her linguistics degree, Nicole Horseherder planned to return home to Black Mesa and teach. But with the region’s aquifers under threat from coal companies, she rallied against them – and won.
Meet the women working to grow local food systems on U.S. island territories
On island territories, where most food is imported, achieving a level of food sovereignty is becoming more urgent due to climate change.
Frustrated by outdated grids, consumers are lobbying for control of their electricity
Climate change is spurring interest in remaking local infrastructure to accommodate renewable energy, minimize power failures, and expand consumer choice.
It will cost up to $21.5 billion to clean up California’s oil sites. The industry won’t make enough money to pay for it.
An expert used California regulators’ methodology to estimate the cost of cleaning up the state’s onshore oil and gas industry. The study found that cleanup costs will be triple the industry’s projected profits.
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How a Koch-owned chemical plant in Texas gamed the Clean Air Act
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The North Face’s Pride ad with drag queen Pattie Gonia sparks backlash
A call from the environmental influencer to “come out … in nature” sparked backlash from right-wing commenters and politicians.
Louisiana’s landmark climate adaptation program is running out of time
“We can rebuild a piece of marsh, but in 30 years, that may be the only piece of marsh there.”
Tribes call on Haaland to push increased protections for the Grand Canyon
As a 20-year ban on mining in the Grand Canyon passes its midpoint, Indigenous nations look to continue protections indefinitely.
The US doesn’t have a law mandating EV battery recycling. Should it?
Recycling batteries could reduce the need to mine critical minerals - but only if the packs are properly recovered.
Ithaca bets on heat pumps in mobile homes
The upstate New York city would be one of the first in the country to tackle the energy woes of affordable housing.
What the Supreme Court’s ruling means for the future of wetlands
More than half the nation's wetlands could lose protection under the Clean Water Act.
There’s big climate money out there for small towns. But will they get it?
How advocates are helping understaffed communities field complicated federal grants.
Experts sound the alarm on toxic chemicals ahead of plastic treaty negotiations
A quarter of the 13,000 chemicals commonly added to plastics are known to have hazardous properties.
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