24 Governors Call on Trump to ...

Jul 10, 2019 by

The opposition to one of President Trump’s most consequential regulatory rollbacks — a plan to weaken pollution standards for automobiles nationwide — widened on Tuesday when 24 governors, including three Republicans, urged the president to abandon his plan.

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There’s a new EPA air sheriff ...

Jul 1, 2019 by

Out with one EPA official with close ties to big polluters, in with Anne Idsal, a little-known, politically connected Texan with a shaky grasp on climate science.

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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100 times more pollution than ...

Jun 21, 2019 by

The numbers are stunning: Methane pollution from ammonia fertilizer plants is 100 times higher than what the industry reports, and substantially above what the Environmental Protection Agency estimates for all industrial processes in the United States.

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E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to R...

Jun 19, 2019 by

Loading coal at the Spring Creek Mine in southern Montana. The mine’s owner, Cloud Peak Energy, declared bankruptcy in May.

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E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands ...

May 23, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to change the way it calculates the health risks of air pollution, a shift that would make it easier to roll back a key climate change rule because it would result in far fewer predicted deaths from pollution, according to five people with knowledge of the agency’s plans.

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Researchers Now Have Even More...

May 2, 2019 by

A Mother Jones investigation prompted the study that turned up the most convincing evidence to date.

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Millions more Americans breath...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung Association

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Deadly air pollution has a sur...

Apr 9, 2019 by

A new study raises serious concerns about the human health consequences of growing corn.

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Toxic air will shorten childre...

Apr 3, 2019 by

Global air pollution crisis is taking its greatest toll on children in south Asia

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A flooded chemical plant near ...

Sep 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly Stuff that matters Harvey REUTERS/Adrees Latif On Thursday, explosions and black plumes of smoke were seen coming...

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Harvey Flood Victims Don’...

Sep 4, 2017 by

[Translate] Human Rights FEMA head says the plume of chemicals leaking from the plant is “incredibly dangerous.” By Amy...

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Earth Overshoot Day: Mankind h...

Aug 2, 2017 by

[Translate] Grim milestone falls earlier in calendar than ever before Rachael Revesz   INDEPENDENT.CO.UK The Independent Online...

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How Fracking Violates Human Ri...

Jul 27, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Peoples Climate March, New York City, September 21, 2014. Photo Credit: andyparker72/Shutterstock   We cannot...

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This satellite image captures ...

Jul 12, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly Stuff that matters A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE   GRIST.ORG NASA The NASA Terra image of Alaska shows a dramatic...

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More Than 12 Million Americans...

Aug 3, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment For the first time, Americans across the country can access striking new community-level data on major health...

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CLIMATE CHANGE, FOSSIL FUELS A...

Jun 24, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Children under 5 bear the brunt of disease and problems from climate change and fossil-fuel combustion....

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SCIENTISTS JUST DISCOVERED EXA...

May 26, 2016 by

[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Amel Emric A Bosnian man covers his mouth as he walks on...

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THE WORLD’S LARGEST CRUI...

May 24, 2016 by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN As Harmony of the Seas sets sail from Southampton docks on Sunday she will leave behind a trail of pollution...

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PROPOSED COAL TERMINAL WOULD B...

Apr 30, 2016 by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky   Cowlitz County and the Washington State...

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FRACKING’S TOTAL ENVIRON...

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[Translate] by Samantha Page CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File A new report details the sheer amount of...

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HOW A PAPER PLANT IN ARKANSAS ...

Apr 13, 2016 by

[Translate] Tech & Science By Emily Crane Linn NEWSWEEK The Georgia-Pacific’s aeration pond in Crossett, Arkansas. The...

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STUDY: POLLUTION LEADS THOUSAN...

Apr 11, 2016 by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG     Los Angeles from the sky. (Jared eberhardt / (CC BY-SA 2.0)) Air pollution contributes to 16,000 premature...

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CUTTING CARBON EMISSIONS COULD...

Mar 14, 2016 by

[Translate] It could save up to 175,000 people in the U.S. — and $250 billion — by 2030. Casey Williams Editorial Fellow,...

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MEET THE SCIENTISTS CONNECTING...

Mar 7, 2016 by

[Translate] Aaron Reuben Climate on the Mind Climate on the Mind: A Series By Clayton Aldern  GRIST At first blush, you might not...

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AN ATTEMPT TO LET COAL PLANTS ...

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[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock   Regulations that limit heavy metal pollution from oil- and...

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AIR POLLUTION KILLS MORE PEOPL...

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[Translate] by Alejandro Davila Fragoso CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez   When Cecilia Salas sees fumes of...

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OVERWHELMING SMOG FORCES CHILE...

Jun 22, 2015 by

[Translate] by Emily Atkin  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Santiago Llanquin   The Chilean government is forcing more than 900...

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New EPA Rule Reduces Pollution...

May 24, 2015 by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine   CLIMATE PROGRESS   CREDIT: shutterstock The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a new rule on...

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Fracking Wells Could Pollute T...

May 2, 2015 by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic Air pollution from hydraulic fracturing operations...

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