Rachel Morello-Frosch

Op-Ed: Oro negro y líneas coloradas

Op-Ed: Oro negro y líneas coloradas

Cómo las prácticas históricas de delineación racista están vinculadas a una mayor exposición a los pozos petroleros.

El mes pasado, la Administración Biden anunció que reanudaría el arrendamiento de tierras públicas para la extracción de petróleo y gas.

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environmental justice

Op-Ed: Black gold and the color line

Last month the Biden Administration announced that it would resume selling leases for new oil and gas drilling on public lands.

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Opinion: Environmental policies must tackle social inequities

Tales of environmental injustices around the country provide strong evidence that chemical-by-chemical and facility-by-facility regulation is inadequate to protect public health.

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EPA seeks to add DINP plasticizer to Toxics Release Inventory

EPA seeks to add DINP plasticizer to toxics list

Proposal comes 20 years after regulators first suggested the additive is a health risk

greenwashing climate change denial

Peter Dykstra: Greenwashing’s medieval age

Old school greenwashers and deniers with staying power.

fracking kids health

PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking

The “forever chemicals” are used by the oil and gas industry, but a lack of transparency and accountability makes it impossible to know how widespread contamination could be.

Colorado fracking

How Colorado is preventing PFAS contamination from the oil and gas industry

And how other states, including Pennsylvania, could do the same.

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

PFAS personal care products

Evidence of PFAS in toilet paper (Yes, toilet paper!)

Testing finds fluorine — an indicator of PFAS — in four brands of toilet paper. However, the levels indicate the chemicals are unlikely added on purpose.