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The new environmental agency head may be as anti-science Christian Taliban as Scott Pruitt. more

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Trump is redefining America’s relationship to our public oceans, and he’s doing it at a time of chaotic marine and climatic change. more

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Kenneth King

West Virginians have rescued a landmark in American labor history from an assault by powerful coal mining companies. more

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David Helvarg

We want to shift the burden of single-use plastics from the consumer to the perpetrators of a throwaway culture. #The Ocean is Rising #And So Are We. more

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Twelve years ago, my life was irrevocably altered by an environmental toxin. Now, the EPA director is refusing to regulate it. more

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Comrade King

There would be fewer auto deaths if more people used other forms of transportation. But, ironically, one reason that doesn’t happen is because people are afraid to ride their bikes around cars. more

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Rowan Lynam

Sitting over a thousand feet below the surface of the desert, the Navajo aquifer supports the drinking water needs of most of the 7,000 Hopi who live on reservation. But the aquifer is harboring an invisible toxin. more

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Frackfree Mahoning

Pre-election maneuvering—requiring that ballot initiatives jump through hoops and meet certain standards—is undermining local residents' democratic rights. more

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Many residents in West Virginia are about to receive $525 because their water supply has been poisoned. How could this be a bad thing? more

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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