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Recent News

• Meet the top House recipients of oil and gas money
• People exposed to weedkiller chemical have cancer biomarkers in urine – study
• Biden administration unveils roadmap for a greener, more equitable transportation sector
• Texas Environmentalists Look to EPA for Action on Methane, Saying State Agencies Have ‘Failed Us’
• How to build a better bike-share program

First look: Clean water for Texas colonias

A new pilot initiative is tapping into solar-powered tech as a solution to the water crisis affecting hundreds of thousands of people living in colonias along the U.S. and Mexico border.

Six Environmental Justice Policy Fights to Watch in 2023

These are the issues competing for priority this year as $60 billion earmarked in the Inflation Reduction Act for environmental justice efforts begins to flow into U.S. communities.

Spring in the New Year

As 2022 ended, most of the nation was literally freezing to death, trapped in blizzards blanketing highways and houses. Here in Maryland, things were not so bad, but record frigid temperatures made Bethesda feel like Bangor, or the Bering Strait.

Public lands near Minnesota’s Boundary Waters withdrawn from federal mining leases

The decision follows a 2021 environmental assessment and withdrawal application from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service.

‘Environmental racism’ and the mysterious cars rusting in D.C. woods

“They don’t have cars in the woods of Rock Creek Park,” said advocate Nathan Harrington. “I don’t see why we should.”

People are building artificial beaver dams in drought-stricken Montana

They’re hoping that the new dams will eventually attract real beavers.