Not only is Port Arthur, Texas a low-income, African American community—the kind most susceptible to environmental injustice—but it lies at the western end of the notorious “cancer alley” in an under-regulated state.
Toxins & Pollution
A new petition calls on the federal government to investigate collusion between Monsanto and the EPA on keeping Roundup on the shelf despite health risks.
Environmentalists worry vehicle emission regulations established by Obama could be modified following Trump’s new order to review EPA’s midterm evaluation.
Dominique Browning of Moms Clean Air Force discusses ditching Scott Pruitt as EPA Head and holding President Trump accountable on clean air, climate and other environmental issues…
Drew Caputo, VP of Litigation for Lands, Wildlife and Oceans at the non-profit environmental law firm EarthJustice, discusses how his organization and the environmental community at large is responding to the anti-environmental threats of the incoming Trump administration.
Earthjustice attorney Howard Fox discusses why President Obama’s Clean Power Plan is on hold and what environmentalists are doing about it, while Lisa Fimiani of the G2 Gallery talks up using nature and wildlife photography to promote conservation…
It might keep your coffee hot without burning your hand, but plastic foam – more commonly known as Styrofoam – is one of the most harmful materials around when it comes to the environment. This petroleum-based plastic has gained a lot of negative attention in recent years, prompting bans in many cities such as New […]
An emerald-green lawn is a beautiful lawn. At least many Americans think so. Yet this kind of lawn, relying on heavy pesticide use to kill weeds, may have poison beneath its shiny surface. Pesticide exposure may increase the chances of cancer, cardiac disease, reproductive system problems, afflictions of the nervous system such as Parkinson’s disease […]