Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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)
"Giving coal companies a free pass to dump more toxic heavy metals like mercury and arsenic into our waters is a travesty."
Krissy Waite, editorial intern
Underneath the floating debris in the Pacific Ocean. (Photo: NOAA – Marine Debris Program)
"The best way to tackle the problem is to massively reduce the amount of...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In this 2014 file photo, a worker from Homrich prepares to turn off water supply to a home in Detroit, Michigan over an unpaid utility bill. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
"As moral leaders, we join with people coming together to demand that our basic...


Joining the furious voices of poisoned Flint residents seeking even "an ounce of accountability," Green For All marked Earth Day by launching a national campaign calling on polluters to pay for what they break via a modified carbon tax to be invested back into the communities they trash. The campaign will start in Flint, where, says one resident, "People out here are mad as hell."