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EPA enforcement has been largely on stand-down during the pandemic but high amounts of mercury recently detected in Maryland rockfish suggest it will take more than a return to business-as-usual to address worrisome levels of environmental pollution.

President Donald Trump's cruelty to the environment and wildlife clearly is never far from the top of his mind.

Worker protections are critical during the pandemic — yet the Trump administration has issued only voluntary guidance instead of enforceable rules.

Pupils must be taught to think about life on Earth.

Coronavirus has delayed climate talks by a year. But the planet doesn’t have extra time, so action on global warming cannot be postponed.
Food justice is racial justice. As the nation rises up to protest atrocities against Black people, here are some organizations working to advance Black food sovereignty.
A public health emergency is precisely the wrong occasion to tamper with the recreational opportunities and overall well-being of residents.

Ireland is still a laggard in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and in meeting its renewable energy supply targets.

Warnings that many areas of Marin will be subject to increased flooding due to the effects of climate change need to be heard and heeded.
Four times last year alone, the danger was outlined. No one listened.

The coronavirus pandemic is a tragic reminder of just how essential fact-based, outspoken journalism is, especially in times of crisis. Without it, people die.

Rolling back regulations ignores the central lessons from the country’s largest oil spill.
What happens when the pandemic strikes nations of millions of people that have only a half-dozen ventilators?

Steep falls in emissions have been the pandemic's immediate effect. But what's needed is a green recovery

Bowling Green State University researchers produced some important work recently, proving the importance of such research and the need for a strict state ...
The administration rolls back one of this nation’s most important efforts to reduce car and auto emissions.
Adverse federal court ruling is likely just a temporary setback in Baltimore's quest to reduce air pollution from trash incinenerators.
China claims to be responding reciprocally to U.S. actions. In fact, the measures bear little similarity.

The U.S. and Ohio environmental protection agencies need to stop resisting their clear responsibility regarding Lake Erie: Enforce the Clean Water Act.

The EPA under Trump is moving to discredit scientific studies that make our air safe to breathe, but there’s still time to stop it.
Putin and the Saudi crown prince are destabilizing the U.S. economy for their own selfish ends.

Shoppers can surely afford a couple extra pennies on imported goods to help clean up diesel death zones and fight climate change.

A bill that would reduce regulations on aerial pesticide application has moved too quickly through the House. The Senate should give it a much more critical look.

A full decade after final arguments were completed in a federal lawsuit over northeastern Oklahoma water pollution, a decision may finally be rendered.

For those who care about how their afterlife may impact the ongoing lives of those they leave behind, human composting should be an option.

The UK has a mountain to climb to reach emissions targets, and the government's record so far is not encouraging. But the return of onshore wind is a breath of fresh air.

The North needs affordable energy and it wants cleaner energy too. To get there it will need the support of all Canadians, including those fighting for a greener energy future.

Local groups have been organizing community members to document and resist dangerous conditions for decades, but the industry has resisted demands for change. That is beginning to shift.
Maryland must ban dangerous pesticide linked to reduced IQ and neurological disorders in children without exception or loophole.

Nunavut is now coming face to face with a conundrum that is being felt in communities across Canada.

If global emissions have finally peaked, it is only the end of the beginning of this climate crisis. The beginning of the end is yet to come.

Saving the lake is going to require a multipart strategy.

The state Department of Environmental Conservation made the right call on the Tonawanda Coke property.