For all the natural beauty surrounding the majority minority town of Brunswick and the wealthier white Golden Isles across the causeway, few locals are aware of the myriad environmental dangers surrounding them.
A TikToker from Yellowknives Dene First Nation who's using her platform to call out the toxic contamination from the now-abandoned Giant Mine in Yellowknife, has helped push the issue to the attention of federal government.
The Detroit Land Bank Authority and the city's Demolition Department wasted time, resources and taxpayer dollars to determine if topsoil used by a now-banned demolition contractor was safe, an investigation found.
A mine tailings dam planned for a seismically unstable area of Sumatra's rainforest would be at high risk of failure, experts warn. The dam's collapse would be a disaster, releasing a wall of slurry that would engulf and bury Indigenous villages.
The Indonesian government has declared coal ash is no longer a hazardous waste product, despite containing heavy metals such as mercury, lead and arsenic, in a nod to industry efforts for greater deregulation.
The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.