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Toxic Pollution

The SCOTUS Immigration Decision Has Aggravated a Humanitarian & Environmental Crisis

Javier Sierra | Posted 06.30.2016 | Green
Javier Sierra

Those four Supreme Court justices showed no mercy on June 23rd by ruling against President Obama's executive orders on immigration and aggravating a n...

Feel Inspired Right Now: Meet the Goldman Award 2016 Heroes

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.18.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Goldman Awards reward those brave Davids that fight corporate Goliaths worldwide, trying to preserve their homes and communities from unjust, dest...

Game Over: Chevron's RICO Case Spectacularly Implodes as Corrupt Ex-Judge Admits to Making It Up in Exchange for Chevron Payoff

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 10.26.2016 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Chevron's polluted house of cards has come crashing down around them. Their witness is a liar, and he freely admits it.

Lawyer Suing Neighbor for Smoking Is Defender of Corporations Accused of Toxic Smoke

David Halperin | Posted 05.24.2015 | Green
David Halperin

What interested me about the case was that the Post and other media sources described Nessa Coppinger as "an environmental lawyer." In Washington, that could mean a number of things. So I looked her up.

The Chemical Ocean

Peter Neill | Posted 02.15.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

Like ocean acidification, this is mostly an invisible problem, but it is comparable in import for the vitality of marine ecosystems and the implication for human reliance on the ocean for water, food, and health in the future.

State Environmental Agency Heads Pass Resolution About PCBs

Bart Mihailovich | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Bart Mihailovich

PCBs cause serious health effects, including cancer. So how does a product that was banned for production in the U.S. in 1979 still find a way to interrupt the health and wellbeing of our nation's waterbodies and citizens?

The 10 Worst Sources Of Toxic Pollution In The World

Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

What are the worst sources of pollution facing the world? A report released this week by Blacksmith Institute sheds light on major causes of toxic pol...

New Study Lends Further Evidence That California's Flammability Standard Puts Vulnerable Populations at Risk

Sarah Janssen | Posted 10.10.2011 | Green
Sarah Janssen

A study published today in the journal, Environmental Science and Technology, is further evidence that Californians are the most highly polluted people in the world with toxic flame retardant chemicals.

The 'Toxic 20' States Suffering Air Pollution From Power Plants

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

New analysis from the Natural Resources Defense Council has made a list of the top 20 states with the most toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fire...

An Environmental Record Worth Talking About

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

As the head of the EPA, I have been called to testify before Congress more than any other cabinet member. The simple fact is, I would not be making so many trips to the Hill if the EPA was not doing its job.