This is what April 22 is all about. Treasures from our archives including Denis Hayes, Barry Commoner, Ralph Nader, and Gaylord Nelson. more



Chris Line

Lead, DDT, untreated sewage, and burning rivers are just a few of many problems successfully tackled by the EPA and scientific analysis. Need we say more? more


Mega-fuel, mega-fun, mega-America. Scott Pruitt’s idea of fun. more


In God he trusts, but not necessarily science. And he's making decisions about your health and safety. more


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Safe drinking water sources in local communities across the country are threatened by EPA head Scott Pruitt’s move to deregulate coal ash storage. Power plants produced nearly 130 million tons of the toxic waste in 2014. more

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The Department of Energy's 2019 budget request is upsetting, but it contains one good idea: reign in spending on fusion energy research. more

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Tribal sovereignty is precarious at best. Indians know that at any point the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court could do away with Indian-federal treaties, dismantle reservations, and open up tribal lands to the highest bidder. more



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Trump’s Administration, so far, may not be as bad for American Indians as Andrew Jackson or Ulysses S. Grant. But it aims to be. more


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Kenneth King

It's the site of the nation’s single largest armed uprising since the Civil War and its most violent labor insurrection. And coal companies are trying to erase that history. more



U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

The sight of a wall of fire is terrifying, but there's a less visible part of fires that is just as dangerous more

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EPA head Scott Pruitt likens environmental stewardship to harvesting an apple orchard. But what if that orchard is bordered by eight states and two nations? more



U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Many Alaskan indigenous peoples depend on the Arctic Refuge. But there's a dangerous push to develop it. more


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Linda Nelson Nash

Obama’s Interior secretary says Ryan Zinke ‘looks like he’s basically the Secretary of Extractive Industries.’ more


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New York City Environmental Justice Alliance

Climate change activists and survivors of disasters from Haiti to Houston gather to share lessons learned and visions for the future five years after Hurricane Sandy. more


Global Climate Change

Victor Korniyenko

If there’s any silver lining in the dust clouds following this wrecking ball, it’s that there’s still people in government determined to defend climate change research. more

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Watching the erosion of a rich heritage of bipartisan stewardship in the name of eliminating obstacles for business. A state senator describes the attack on clean water, mining standards, and wetlands protection. more



Toxic Remnants of War Project

The country previously phased out spraying the defoliant from the air, citing potential health problems and opposition from rural people. more


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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell

With the northwest's raging fires, it's time to start thinking of forests as vital infrastructure. more


The environmental agency head’s handling of hurricanes reveals his low expectations for the problem-solving abilities of the American people. more


We can blow up our own chemicals ourselves, thank you very much. more