Trans Mountain decision draws fire for Indigenous rights ‘double standard’

The Canada Energy Regulator accepted Trans Mountain's allegations without demanding proof. But when it came to Tsleil-Waututh Nation's arguments, the regulator said it was unconvinced.
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Tran To Nga′s last stand against Agent Orange manufacturers

A French court has thrown out a lawsuit against Monsanto and other former Agent Orange manufacturers brought by a victim of the toxic defoliant used during the Vietnam War. She plans to appeal.

Wyoming backs coal with $1.2M threat to sue other states

While most states pursue ways to boost renewable energy, Wyoming is doing the opposite with a new program aimed at propping up the dwindling coal industry.


Biden administration moves to unwind Trump auto-emissions policy

The Biden administration is moving to end a legal battle with California over the state’s authority to regulate motor-vehicle emissions, setting the stage for stricter regulations on the auto industry.

Judith Sayers: The Nuu-chah-nulth just won a huge ruling for First Nations fisheries

It’s time for those who make their livelihood in the oceans to return, unimpeded by DFO.

Multi-billion euro lawsuits derail climate action

An archaic energy treaty is being weaponized by big emitters to sue EU governments who are phasing out fossil fuels. Hundreds of billions of taxpayer funds could be redirected from climate action to corporate coffers.

Should Louisiana be a 'sanctuary state' for oil and gas? This bill would make it so

Caddo Parish lawmaker seeks to protect fossil fuel business from Biden policies; analysts scoff.


Spraying antibiotics on citrus trees is how we get more resistant superbugs

Two writers warn of the danger of spraying medical antibiotics on citrus trees to stop the greening disease. One big problem is creating more anti-biotic resistant "superbugs."

A poultry plant, years of groundwater contamination and, finally, a court settlement

Residents in Millsboro, Delaware, sued the local Montaire facility, which they suspect is linked to their cancers and other serious health problems.


Biden administration faces big decision on whether to wade into Dakota Access fight

The Biden administration could decide Friday whether or not it is up to them to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. 

Hillsborough Commission ponders legal remedies for Piney Point spill

Eco-tourism industry and even Hillsborough's own water customers could feel economic impact, commissioners say.


Dayton intends to sue Wright-Patt, says it wants to stop water contamination

The city of Dayton intends to file a lawsuit against Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the U.S. Department of Defense in an effort to reduce contamination coming from the base into the city’s drinking water supply.

Herbicide used in FL as a cure-all is more like a kill-all

Historians say two inventions sparked our surge in population to 22 million: air conditioning and insecticide.


Pennsylvania: Glass dump settlement reached with PPG

PPG Industries agrees to clean up and treat runoff from a 70-year-old glass waste dump site that is polluting the Allegheny River.

New Mexico sues US over proposed nuclear waste storage plans

New Mexico is suing the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission over concerns that the federal agency hasn't done enough to vet plans for a multibillion-dollar facility to store spent nuclear fuel in the state.

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The draw—and deadlines—of American denial

From vaccines to elections to climate change, denial is doing lasting damage to the country.

What do politicians have to say about 'Fractured?'

Here are the responses we've gotten so far from politicians about our study that found Pennsylvania families living near fracking wells are being exposed to high levels of harmful industrial chemicals.

Planting a million trees in the semi-arid desert to combat climate change

Tucson's ambitious tree planting goal aims to improve the health of residents, wildlife, and the watershed.

“Allow suffering to speak:” Treating the oppressive roots of illness

By connecting the dots between medical symptoms and patterns of injustice, we move from simply managing suffering to delivering a lasting cure.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Living near fracking wells is linked to higher rate of heart attacks: Study

Middle-aged men in Pennsylvania's fracking counties die from heart attacks at a rate 5% greater than their counterparts in New York where fracking is banned.

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