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By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
President Joe Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block grants to underserved communities burdened by pollution.
By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America
Tens of thousands of abandoned oil and natural gas wells sit idle across the United States. Known as orphan wells, they pose significant dangers to nearby residents and the environment after being ignored or forgotten by the companies who drilled…
By Roby Chavez, Stephanie Sy
An effort by President Joe Biden's administration to account for potential damage from greenhouse gas emissions when creating rules for pollution-generating industries has survived another court challenge.
By Kevin McGill, Associated Press
There is new evidence about the disproportionate impact of air pollution in this country. A study out this week from the University of California, San Diego shows that California's environmental regulations have systematically protected the state's white residents over people…
By Amna Nawaz, Sam Lane, Layla Quran
By Raf Casert, Associated Press
The European Union plans to counter the polluting use of fast fashion and is warning consumers to stop using their clothes like disposable facial tissues.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
The Biden administration is proposing stronger pollution regulations for new tractor-trailer rigs that would clean up smoky diesel engines and encourage new technologies during the next two decades.
By Jon Hurdle, Yale Environment 360
Once known as the “City of Smoke,” Pittsburgh has come a long way since the days when filthy air turned downtown streets dark at mid-day. But in struggling communities near the remaining steel plants, high levels of air pollution —…
By Tom Casciato
From gas-guzzling tour buses to concession stands loaded with single-use plastic water bottles, concert tours aren’t exactly easy on the environment. But now, a movement to make touring more climate-friendly is empowering musicians to not only talk about issues like…
By Associated Press
Air pollution remains extremely high in the Indian capital a day after authorities closed schools indefinitely and shut some power stations to reduce smog that has blanketed the city for much of the month. On Thursday, New Delhi's air quality…
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