Trump is trying to eliminate EPA programs, 'putting the country and the planet in jeopardy,' expert says
Several of the proposed EPA budget cuts are directed at programs that protect low-income, minority and indigenous communities.
Gender shapes how climate change affects humans - and how we respond to it.
Pittsburgh City Council on Monday pledged unanimous support for the Allegheny County Health Department's efforts to uphold clean air standards, particularly at U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson and Clairton Coke Works plants.
Residents of Clairton, Pittsburgh's East End neighborhoods and environmental organizations gathered outside U.S. Steel Corp.'s Downtown headquarters Thursday afternoon to demand the company spend the money needed to fix its Mon Valley coke works where two fires in six months made pollution control equipment inoperable.
One easily might have assumed the parties gathered in the historic Pump House at The Waterfront Saturday were there to take up opposite ends of a bitter debate that has raged for generations.
The system for inspecting federally subsidized properties is failing low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities and undermining the agency's oversight, The Southern Illinoisan and ProPublica have found.
Our current crisis reaffirms the importance of weighing the health benefits of eating fish against chemical exposure risks.