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An aerial shot of the chemical plants and factories that line the roads and suburbs of the area known as 'Cancer Alley' taken on October 15, 2013. (Photo: Giles Clarke/Getty Images.) Views
Life in Cancer Alley
State and local powers have approved a 14-plant plastics-production complex that would more than triple the levels of carcinogens in the region. It’s up to the residents to fight back to save their community.
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A gray wolf pup emerges from a den. (Photo: Hilary Cooley/USFWS) News
'Reckless, Violent, Massacre' of 570 Wolves and Wolf Pups in Idaho Bolsters Alarm Over Trump Attack on Species Protections
Wildlife advocates warn that if a Trump administration effort to lift nationwide protections proceeds, "this cruelty could extend to all wolves within our country's borders."
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'Disaster for Endangered Species and the Natural World': Advocates Decry Trump Move to Gut Habitat Protection Law
"This administration doesn't care about anything but money, and wildlife will suffer."
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President Donald Trump looks on as EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 9, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
Trump EPA Chief Lays Out Vision for Agency Critics Warn Would Create 'Apocalyptic, Devastated Planet'
The agency chief suggested reigning in fossil fuel use will not help communities harmed by fossil fuel pollution.
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A sign warning people about Covid-19 is surrounded by flames during the Hennessey fire near Lake Berryessa in Napa, California on August 18, 2020. (Photo: by Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) News
43 Green Groups Demand Moderators Make Climate Crisis 'Central Focus' of 2020 Presidential Debates
"In 2016, there was not a single question on climate change in any of the four presidential and vice-presidential debates," 70 House Democrats noted in a similar appeal. "This cannot happen again."
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Coal ash contaminated water, which is colorized from the heavy metals, runs from the coal ash pond D via the toe drain to the nearby creek and finally into the Potomac River in Dumfries, Virginia, on January 7, 2016. (Photo: Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
'Another Toxic Giveaway': Trump EPA Blasted for Rollback of Coal Plant Wastewater Rules
"Giving coal companies a free pass to dump more toxic heavy metals like mercury and arsenic into our waters is a travesty."
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A sign warning people about Covid-19 is surrounded by flames during the Hennessey fire near Lake Berryessa in Napa, California on August 18, 2020. News
Trump Rebuked for 'Breathtakingly Vicious' Plan for Fossil Fuel Lease Sales in California Amid Historic Wildfires
"More oil wells mean more greenhouse gases, more air pollution, and more destroyed habitat."
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A gas flare is seen at an oil well site on outside Williston, North Dakota. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images) News
Trump EPA Plows Ahead With 'Mind-Bogglingly Stupid and Destructive' Rollback of Methane Emissions Rules
"Even for the Trump administration, this is an appalling new low."
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Sand hill Cranes, Grus canadensis, at roosting pond at dusk Bosque del Apache, New Mexico. (Photo: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) News
'Major Victory': Court Tosses Out Trump Interior's Gutting of Century-Old Protections for Migratory Birds
Critics charge that the administration's policy on the Migratory Bird Treaty Act "was nothing more than a cruel, bird-killing gift to polluters."
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Labor and Environmental Groups File Legal Petition Demanding Trump Solve 'Unconscionable' Shortage of PPE for Essential Workers
"Workers aren't being honored or protected, they're being sacrificed."
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