Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Environmental and Indigenous activists welcomed a move by the Michigan governor Friday to shut down the Line 5 pipelines. (Photo: Jeffness/CC)
"Enbridge has imposed on the people of Michigan an unacceptable risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Great Lakes that could devastate our economy and way of life."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A sign reminds residents to 'Wash Hands Often' on the quiet streets of Monterey Park, California on March 26, 2020 as people stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)
"Water is essential for disinfecting and controlling the spread of Covid-19...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A pair of House Democrats are demanding a national moratorium on water shutoffs during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: Shenhung Lin/cc/flickr)
The Democrats are pressuring the head of the CDC to use his authority to help...


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."

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