Earthjustice (9)

EPA Stalls on Regulating Chemical That Sickened Katrina Refugees

EPA Stalls on Regulating Chemical That Sickened Katrina RefugeesBy Patti Goldman | Tuesday, December 12, 2017 FEMA housed Hurricane Katrina victim Martha Hentor, 82, in this trailer in Gulfport, Mississippi. Some of the trailers FEMA provided to hurricane refugees emitted toxic levels of ...

Hogares sin luz en Puerto Rico reciben energía solar

Hogares sin luz en Puerto Rico reciben energía solarBy Keith Rushing | Monday, December 11, 2017 El huracán María volcó las vidas de muchos residentes de Puerto Rico como Heydee Pérez y su hijo, Yenel Calera. CAROLYN COLE / LOS ANGELES TIMES VIA GETTY IMAGES Cuando el huracán María comenzó a ...

The Otters' Advocate

The Otters' AdvocateBy Rebecca Bowe | Friday, December 08, 2017 A sea otter eats in the waters of Monterey Bay. Kim Steinhardt Kim Steinhardt knows where to find the sea otters. The author and otter aficionado has wandered the channels and sloughs along California's coast to find the haunts of these ...

Selling this cherished Arctic landscape to the highest bidder is a grievous mistake

Selling this cherished Arctic landscape to the highest bidder is a grievous mistakeBy Trip Van Noppen | Thursday, December 07, 2017 The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge HILLEBRAND / U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE A version of this piece first appeared as an op-ed in The Guardian. Arctic National ...

Groups Provide a Solar Energy Stopgap for Puerto Ricans Living without Power

Groups Provide a Solar Energy Stopgap for Puerto Ricans Living without PowerBy Keith Rushing | Thursday, December 07, 2017 Hurricane Maria upended the lives of many Puerto Rico residents like Heydee Pérez and her son, Yenel Calera. CAROLYN COLE / LOS ANGELES TIMES VIA GETTY IMAGES As Hurricane ...

We're Suing Pruitt for Ignoring the Law That Would Clean Up Smog

We're Suing Pruitt for Ignoring the Law That Would Clean Up Smog By Seth Johnson | Monday, December 04, 2017 Smog covers Los Angeles. METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION LIBRARY ARCHIVE PHOTO Smog isn't just unsightly—it's been linked to increased risk of lung disease and premature death. The EPA ...

Sorry, Congress, the Tongass Is Not for Sale

Sorry, Congress, the Tongass Is Not for SaleBy Tracy Coppola | Friday, December 01, 2017 A humpback whale breaches in Seymour Canal with a backdrop of Mt. Sumdum in Southeast Alaska. PHOTO BY MICHAEL PENN At 17 million acres, the Tongass National Forest in Alaska is the largest national forest in ...

Looking for Climate Leadership in the Trump Era? Try Cities Like Los Angeles.

Looking for Climate Leadership in the Trump Era? Try Cities Like Los Angeles.By Adrian Martinez | Thursday, November 30, 2017 California is leading the way to a zero-emissions future. SEAN PAVONE / SHUTTERSTOCK The picture of Los Angeles in the public imagination has long been that of jam-packed ...

The Great Fossil Fuel Giveaway of 2018

The Great Fossil Fuel Giveaway of 2018By Marissa Knodel | Thursday, November 30, 2017 Loggerhead sea turtles are among the marine creatures vulnerable to seismic testing for gas and oil, an activity that will likely increase if the SECURE Energy Act passes. Vladimir Wrangel / Getty Images When you ...