Posts Tagged: environment

After massacre, historic victory won over cancer-causing copper plant in India

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As protest organizer Krishnamoorthi Kittu said, “Both choices meant death for us, either by cancer or by bullets. Pushed to the wall, we chose the b...

Canadian government to buy stalled Trans Mountain pipeline project

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This decision has been the culmination of a series of retreats from Trudeau’s 2015 campaign promise to give First Nations veto powers over any suc...

Eyewitness Puerto Rico 6 months after hurricane Maria

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"The only solution to this crisis is a fully independent and sovereign Puerto Rico."

Climate battles in Long Beach, Ca. and beyond

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The Trump administration began the year aggressively by announcing a planned roll back of prohibitions on offshore coastal drilling.

Idaho’s droughts, climate change and socialism

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What is necessary for both the people of Idaho and Earth is the prioritization of people and the environment over profits, not the opposite.

Colorado officials allow extreme mining pollution in drinking water

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Collaboration between state regulators and polluting corporations in the United States is not unusual.

Protesters at San José’s State of the City call out economic inequality and corruption regarding potential Google development

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The following is a statement issued by Serve the People San José, which initiated the Feb. 8 united-front action that included activists from Party f...

¡El Agua es la Vida! The battle for water in New Mexico

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When capitalism threatens and destroys the very foundation of life, then we must destroy the threat and establish a system that protects life.

EPA lifts industry restrictions: What does it mean?

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The Trump administration’s latest attack on the environment, via the Pruitt-led EPA, loosens emission restrictions on major industry sources such a...

Salt Lake City’s poor air quality

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Between December and February, Salt Lake City, Utah, has some of the worst air quality in the nation.