Andrea Germanos, staff writer
power plants
"The failure to strengthen particulate-matter protections is a dereliction of duty that puts lives at risk."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
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)
The neurotoxin—which EPA scientists wanted to ban during the Obama...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A gas flare is seen at an oil well site on outside Williston, North Dakota. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
"Even for the Trump administration, this is an appalling new low."


The indomitable Willie Nelson has joined the fight against mountaintop removal in Appalachia with a darkly stirring video featuring his rendition of America the Beautiful . Many more performers and actions from the Natural Resources Defense Council's "Music Saves Mountains" campaign.