The permit allows farms to bypass individual water quality review and public hearing processes when installing an anaerobic digester.
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‘Make copies of everything’: Documents to have in case of a hurricane
Many Americans turn to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for help in the long road to recovery after a disaster. The agency is tasked with providing individuals with financial assistance for a variety of situations, from home repairs to medical expenses. You can only apply for aid if the natural disaster you were impacted […]
The grassroots groups filling major gaps in disaster prep, recovery
A series of interviews with disaster preparedness and recovery advocates about the work they’re doing—and the work that’s still left—in low-wealth communities, rural regions, and BIPOC communities most at risk of climate change and extreme weather.
‘This plan is a lie’: Biogas on hog farms could do more harm than good
North Carolina residents, researchers, and farmers say the rapidly growing industry distracts from a massive hog waste problem—and the public health risks that it causes.
A fertilizer plant caught fire. Winston-Salem had no plan to alert Spanish-speaking residents.
The city relied on community members and immigrant advocates to translate emergency information. We spoke to residents about their efforts.
‘Preach now or mourn in the future’: How Key West faith leaders are confronting climate change
An island city’s billion-dollar route to climate resilience will need residential buy-in to succeed. Local places of worship could be pivotal.
‘Communities shouldn’t have to rely on miracles’: A conversation with Samantha Montano
We sat down with the disaster researcher to discuss her forthcoming book, Disasterology: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis.