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The Seneca Nation is building food sovereignty, one bison at a time

The pandemic has spurred a reconnection to farming and Indigenous culture and foodways for the Seneca Nation.
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The complicated history of the Kinzua Dam and how it changed life for the seneca people

The Kinzua Dam, which protects Pittsburgh from flooding and pollution, took thousands of acres of the Seneca's territory and destroyed nine communities. We look at the past and future of the Seneca Nation.
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Pat Bywater: Nature rising across region

Far-reaching implications are on the line as the movement to redefine America's cultural and legal notion of nature takes root in our region.

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Watch: Seneca Nation celebrates after fracking water treatment permits are revoked

The Seneca Nation of Indians have declared victory after a proposed project to treat fracking wastewater at the headwaters of the Allegheny River was nixed by the local water authority. EHN previously reported on the widespread opposition to the project.

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Seneca Nation of Indians, others fire back against cease and desist letters

The Seneca Nation of Indians and others receiving cease and desist letters in connection to opposition of a proposed Coudersport, Pa.-based hydraulic fracturing waste treatment site vowed Wednesday not to back down.

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Coudersport Borough Council opposes treatment plant

Add another opponent to the list of those who don't want a hydraulic fracturing wastewater treatment facility on the headwaters of the Allegheny River: the Coudersport (Pa.) Borough Council.

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U.S. Steel abandons clean tech plans in Pittsburgh region following damning health study

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.

Fertility & Environmental Justice: A conversation with Shanna Swan and Annie Hoang

"These toxics chemicals are affecting you—not just the polar bears, the insects, and the birds."

Can marine protected areas reduce marine disease?

EHN talked to marine disease experts about the role of increasing ocean protection in combating rising disease rates.

Food dyes linked to attention and activity problems in children

"Most consumers have no idea that something that is allowed in the food supply by the FDA could trigger adverse behaviors."

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.

Biden takes a run at America's glaring environmental problems. Can he succeed?

President Biden counts on a tenuous Congressional majority to dramatically alter environmental policy.

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