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"I'm Living in a Sacrifice Zone": Women Speak Out for Climate Justice

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Women around the globe need to be made aware of all the narratives. The reason is simple. We are all interconnected. Women must recognize their commonalities as they search for solutions. Every story is valid. They all need to be heard -- individually and in unison.

Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

Steve Horn | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogIn little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of In...

ChemRisk, BP and Purple Strategies: A Tangled Web of Not-So-Independent Science

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

BP has consistently used their "science" to low-ball the amount of the spill and minimize its impacts on Gulf Coast residents and ecosystems.

"I Can't Talk Fellowship": Lessons From the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in the Wake of the BP Oil Disaster

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 04.09.2013 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

Just like those who battled for worker rights after the garment fire, we must stand now and demand a full civil trial, with full disclosure of the facts, surrounding the BP Deepwater Drilling Disaster.

Governor Jindal Continues to Ignore Growing Sinkhole

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

Over five months since the Texas Brine sinkhole first appeared over the Napoleonville Salt Dome, residents of Bayou Corne, Louisiana continue to struggle to be heard -- particularly by Governor Bobby Jindal.

Concern Expressed Over Big Project's Risks

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 01.29.2013 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

"We are part of America. We are a major city in America, but we do not need to be the sacrifice zone for the nation," states Houston resident Juan Par...

How Industries Logged the Atchafalaya Basin Out, and How to Log Back In

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 11.27.2012 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

My destination for the day was the east side of the Basin, where I met with one of my heroes, Dean Wilson, the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper.