Measuring Houston’s environmental injustice from space

Satellites show communities of color are far more exposed to pollution in Houston, offering a potential new way to close data gaps and tackle disparities.

Juan Flores is a lifelong resident of Galena Park, an east Houston suburb, who has "smelled all kinds of chemicals" in the air from nearby industrial facilities.

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Enjoying 4th of July fireworks? Close your windows

Before you head out to see your local fireworks display this 4th of July, you might want to consider closing your windows, replacing your HVAC filter, and running your air purifier on full blast.

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A disability should not be a death sentence during a natural disaster

Out of the airplane window I saw a smoke plume in the distance towering thousands of feet above the burning forest floor.

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Una discapacidad no debería ser una sentencia de muerte durante un desastre natural

Por la ventana del avión vi una columna de humo en la distancia que se elevaba a miles de pies sobre el suelo del bosque en llamas.
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The real story behind PFAS and Congress’ effort to clean up contamination: Op-ed

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Climate activists pan carbon capture plans

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