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Jenna Ruddock

Jenna Ruddock

Jenna Ruddock Franzini is a Washington D.C.-based writer, producer, and illustrator covering science, the environment, and civil liberties. Follow her on Twitter @natlsciservice.

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Jenna Ruddock

The roots of the Green New Deal are local. And they run deep. Read more

Magazine

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FEMA

As another “unprecedented” storm visits the U.S., flooding threatens some 41 million Americans vulnerable to serious inundation and the toxicity that comes with it. And our traditional approaches to flood risks aren’t keeping us above water. Read more

Dispatches

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A new report reveals coal-fired power plants have contaminated groundwater in 39 states with toxic substance. Last year, when the data was just emerging, we reported on this story, and how Trump’s EPA is worsening the problem. Read more

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Activists defend their hometown, Lancaster Pennsylvania, in the hopes of stalling a pipeline that would run through neighbors' backyards. Read more

Magazine

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John Fowler

By complaining that public lands are “locked up,” the Trump Administration doesn’t mean they are inaccessible to the public; it means the lands are closed to commercial developers, mining, and drilling operations. Read more

Dispatches

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Pavel Špindler

While the Trump Administration has been dominating the news, behind the headlines, Congress has been very, very busy. Read more

Dispatches