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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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Activist group Earth Strike NYC announced a frontline coalition gathering in Brooklyn's Sunset Park to support UPROSE in its campaign for local community-led climate justice at the Communities Strike for Climate Over Colonialism rally and march on September 27, 2019. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
115+ Groups Unveil 'Transformational' Actions for Next President to Kick Off Climate Justice Agenda 'From Day One'
"We demand the next president commits to end fossil fuels, hold polluters accountable, and stand up for climate justice and human rights."
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Roger Garbey, from the Goldin Solar company, installs a solar panel system on the roof of a home a day after the Trump administration announced it will impose duties of as much as 30% on solar equipment made abroad on January 23, 2018 in Palmetto Bay, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
'Big Win for Our Climate and for Communities' as Federal Panel Rejects Attack on Rooftop Solar in US
However, green groups and renewable advocates also expressed concern that another new FERC decision will hamper clean energy expansion.
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Watchdog Accuses Trump's NOAA of 'Choosing Extinction' for Critically Threatened Right Whales by Hiding Scientific Evidence
"The North Atlantic right whale is the world's first large whale species nearing extinction. Its extinction is entirely preventable."
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From Fossil Fuel Companies to Schools, 350+ Facilities Stopped Tracking Water Pollution Under EPA's Temporary Pandemic Policy
Critics have charged that "it's appalling to see Trump's EPA using the coronavirus as an excuse not to protect Americans from polluters."
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All 17 species of Red Colobus, including Temminck's Red Colobus (Piliocolobus basius temminckii) are threatened, making this Africa's most threatened genus of monkeys. Hunting for bushmeat—much of it illegal—and habitat loss continue to pose the most urgent threats to primates across the continent. (Photo: Mic Mayhew/IUCN) News
Updated Species Extinction List Signals 'Urgent Action Needed to Save Life on Earth'
More than one in four of the 120,372 plant and animal species assessed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature are at risk of extinction.
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Citizens wearing protective masks form lines to receive free food from a food pantry run by the Council of Peoples Organization on May 8, 2020 in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) News
60+ Environmental Justice Advocates and Groups Issue Coronavirus Call to Action Demanding End to 'Sacrifice Zones'
"Underserved and environmentally overburdened communities are now... experiencing disproportionate Covid-19 infections and deaths."
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In response to the Thursday arrest of two local activists as "part of a coordinated attack on those who defend democracy and challenge the petrochemical industry," environmentalists in Louisiana have launched the Defend Democracy Alliance. News
'Outrageous and Chilling': Police Condemned for Charging Peaceful Environmentalists With 'Terrorizing' in Louisiana
"This is a clear instance of the law and law enforcement being used to protect corporations, profit, and property over people."
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