"In movies such as Contagion, a pandemic begins in a flash. A deadly virus spills over from an animal, like a pig, into humans and then quickly triggers an outbreak."
"Export terminal would be built on slave cemetery, emit 566,466 tons of greenhouse gases per year".
"Deanna Miller Berry first learned of the scores of complaints about Denmark, South Carolina’s water supply, during her 2017 mayoral campaign."
"From weatherization funds to electric vehicles, the White House made compromises to enlist a broad coalition that includes labor and communities of color".
"Former President Trump's rollback of clean car standards violated federal regulatory processes, obscured career staffers' concerns and failed to assess impacts on vulnerable communities, according to EPA's internal watchdog."
"The problem-plagued Suncor Energy oil refinery’s push to renew its operating permits, and questions about state regulatory oversight, have intensified fears of residents, business owners and elected officials that toxic pollution north of Denver won’t end."
"A chemical found in paint strippers is associated with more deaths than previously thought, according to research published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine."
"The city of Jackson, Mississippi, has denied a TV station’s public records request for email about problems with the city water treatment system. WLBT-TV recently requested all city email related to the Environmental Protection Agency telling Jackson in March 2020 to bring its water treatment system into compliance with federal law."
"The agency has been aware for more than a decade that companies are underreporting emissions, using equations developed by the petroleum industry that are often wrong."
"Brittany Liscord was at her job at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine in 2018 when, out of nowhere, she received a warning from a colleague. It was about the massive petroleum storage tanks near her home.
"Navajo Nation resident Percy Deal hopes that federal coronavirus relief, coupled with $2.3 trillion for infrastructure in the American Jobs Plan, will give him something his grandparents and even his parents didn’t have—running water in his home."