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Erin Brockovich

Debt Collectors, Social Darwinism and William Jennings Bryan

Don McNay | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Don McNay

In the over 90 years since William Jennings Bryan's death, we have seen scores of major atrocities played out with the theory of "survival of the fittest" as a motivating factor. We are also seeing it at every level of business and society.

Erin Brockovich Pitches 'Game Changer' Following West Virginia Chemical Spill

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Erin Brockovich, the hollywood honored consumer advocate whose work inspired the 2000 film by the same name, weighed in on the West Virginia chemical ...

What Do Ted Turner, Erin Brockovich and Rufus Wainwright Have in Common?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Each year in Atlanta, the cable-mogul-turned-rancher and his daughter Laura Turner Seydel gather a crew of celebs who are as crazy about saving the environment as they are -- all in the name of Captain Planet.

Small Town's Cancer Patients Call On Erin Brockovich

Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

At least 11 teens in a small city near Los Angeles have developed brain tumors, and their parents suspect that the town may be to blame. In desperatio...

PHOTOS: 25 Years Of Julia Roberts' Smile

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

Happy birthday, Julia Roberts! Forever America's sweetheart both on-camera and off, the Oscar-winning actress turns 46 on Monday. She needs no introdu...

The Town From 'Erin Brockovich' Is Facing Another Toxic Threat

NSFW Corp | Yasha Levine | Posted 11.21.2013 | Green

BARSTOW, CA -- I was in the middle of the Mojave Desert on my way home to Venice Beach after finishing NSFWCORP's grueling 24-hour radio show, when I ...

Brockovich To Face Misdemeanor Boat DUI Charge

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

LAS VEGAS -- Environmental activist and movie namesake Erin Brockovich will face a misdemeanor charge of operating a boat while intoxicated at Lake Me...

Erin Brockovich Arrested For Drunk Boating

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green

-- Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 movie about her fight over the pollution of a California town, has be...

Warren Buffett, Waltons Get Welfare From Wisconsin Taxpayers

Al Norman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
Al Norman

Two of the richest families on the planet -- the Waltons and the Buffetts -- have taken public welfare from taxpayers to help clean up a contaminated land that will soon sprout a Wal-Mart superstore.

WATCH: Erin Brockovich Tackles Sinkholes

Posted 03.14.2013 | Green

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich spoke with HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps on Tuesday to discuss her latest concern -- a massive sinkhole in Louisia...

WATCH: Erin Brockovich Opens Up About Her Landmark Case

Posted 02.27.2013 | Divorce

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich was a single mom of three when she spearheaded one of the largest class action lawsuit of its kind against Paci...

Julia Roberts Will Always Be A 'Pretty Woman' To Us

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Style

Pretty woman, walking down the street...

Erin Brockovich: 'Let's Stop The Bullsh*t'

Posted 08.20.2012 | Green

"Let's stop the bullshit and get down to finding some solutions to our problems," Erin Brockovich recently declared on HuffPost Live. The consumer...

Erin Brockovich Is Back On The Big Screen

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES — Erin Brockovich has long been a champion for clean water. Her efforts to sue Pacific Gas & Electric for polluting the water supply...

Water Ills Focus of New Documentary

Bill Chameides | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

2012-05-03-Screenshot20120503at9.29.37AM.jpgLast Call at the Oasis highlights global water crisis but opines that the "glass is half full."

Erin Brockovich: 'The Truth Is Empowering'

Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Last week, indomitable consumer advocate Erin Brockovich stopped by The Huffington Post to talk about her sobering new documentary on the global water...

Erin Brockovich Warns Of 'The Biggest Black Eye On America'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich recently held a roundtable discussion at The Huffington Post's offices to address water contamination challenge...

Erin Brockovich To Investigate Mystery Illness At LeRoy High School

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living

UPDATED JAN. 30: CNN reported that the Le Roy Central School District is hiring an outside environmental testing company to test Le Roy High School an...

PHOTOS: Which Superstar Made The Most Amazing Transformation?

Posted 02.16.2012 | Entertainment

Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. And because the multi-dimensional, damaged, brilliant and bizarre so often shape the fate our our world, the...

PHOTOS: Erin Brockovich On Regret, Reincarnation, Rules and Risks

The Huffington Post | Debra Ollivier and Evan Allis | Posted 01.08.2012 | Fifty

In 1993, a 32-year-old legal clerk named Erin Brockovich made history for boldly pursuing an investigation that resulted in the largest settlement eve...

The Coal Ash Dilemma

J Henry Fair | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green
J Henry Fair

2011-10-13-Screenshot20111013at4.12.55PM.jpgOur reliance on coal for electricity production has produced about 600 coal ash dumps around the country.

Curtis M. Wong

New York Environmentalist Rallies For Cleaner Air

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.07.2011 | Impact

Erin Heaney doesn't mind being compared to another environmentally-minded Erin -- the one whose story became permanently etched into global consciousn...

Oscar-Winning Director's Story Gets More Confusing, Now Denies Rumors

Posted 11.05.2011 | Entertainment

Perhaps Steven Soderbergh is playing us all. Perhaps, the inventive Oscar-winning director has just stumbled upon his next filmmaking form, a new meta...

Oscar-Winning Director Confirms Retirement

Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment

With the story line beginning to resemble his multi-strained masterpieces, Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh, in a roundabout, hedging way, con...

Asthma and Clean Air: One Mother's Fight in Texas

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

"I contacted Erin Brockovich, who came to Midlothian in 2005. She told me that if I lived anywhere else in the nation, we would have a lawsuit. However, she informed me that Texas was a 'business first, people second,' state."