Articles by Lylla Younes
EPA announces rules curbing cancer-causing pollution from chemical plants
The agency claims the proposed rules will result in a 96% reduction in the population facing cancer risk from 200 polluters.
In a first, EPA seeks emergency action to curb a plant’s cancer risk
The Denka facility releases thousands of pounds of carcinogens into the air of a predominantly Black Louisiana town every year.
Justice Department sues major polluter in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’
"EPA is finally treating this health crisis for what it is — an emergency."
At EPA, staffing crisis clashes with expanded mission
“The future of the EPA and our planet are at stake.”