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Gov. Gavin Newsom tours wildfire-ravaged Geyserville in the California Wine Country during the Kincaid Fire on October 25, 2019. (Photo: Karl Mondon/MediaNewsGroup/San Jose Mercury News/Getty Images) News
As California Burns, Climate Activists Call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to Stop #FuelingTheFlames
"If Newsom wants to be the health and environmental leader he so often claims to be, he needs to halt new fracking now, and begin immediately ramping down fossil fuel extraction in this state—period."
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Groups to Sue Trump's Fish & Wildlife Service After Officials Refuse Protections for Endangered Wolverines
"We intend to take action to make sure that the administration's disregard of the real impacts of climate change does not doom the wolverine to extinction in the lower 48 states."
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Nurses hold signs at a Vigil for Nurses Who've Died From Covid-19 at the U.S. Capital on July 21, 2020 in Washington, D.C. They gathered at the Capitol demanding that the U.S. Senate pass the HEROES Act, which would provide much needed personal protective equipment and regulatory protections for frontline workers. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) News
Labor Unions and Green Groups Sue Trump Admin. for 'Failure to Protect Frontline Workers From Covid-19'
"People are dying, and more people are going to die because the Trump administration has totally failed to protect Americans who have been on the job throughout the pandemic keeping our country running."
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett is nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 26, 2020. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images) News
Progressives Warn Barrett's Right-Wing Ideology and Past Rulings Signal She Could Intentionally 'Make the Country a More Unjust Place'
"Sometimes her opinions have been downright cruel. They disqualify her, full stop."
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The Environmental Protection Agency is ignoring scientific evidence of the harm of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos—including from its own researchers—and delaying a decision on the chemical's use. (Photo: Getty Images) News
Rejecting Scientific Evidence of Harm to Children's Brains, Trump EPA OKs Continued Use of Chlorpyrifos
The neurotoxin—which EPA scientists wanted to ban during the Obama administration—has been shown to damage children's brains and to harm farmworkers and animals.
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Atrazine is mostly use on corn, according to Civil Eats, "but also on sorghum, sugarcane, and a few other crops, as well as on golf courses, Christmas tree farms, and in residential landscaping." (Photo: TumblingRun/flickr/cc) News
Trump EPA Denounced for 'Disgusting' Decision on Atrazine, Herbicide Tied to Birth Defects
One critic warned that "this decision imperils the health of our children and the safety of drinking water supplies across much of the nation."
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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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