Louisiana officials and recovery groups have few answers about efforts to reach voters displaced by two back-to-back hurricanes during the pandemic.
After years of fighting new oil and gas pipelines in rural areas, activists have scored major victories that cloud the future or eliminate several big projects. Three people who helped lead anti-pipeline campaigns talk about their work and what lies ahead.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Outdated infrastructure, incomplete reporting, and lax environmental regulations make the extent of spills and leaks difficult to assess.
The Ecology of a Cracker Childhood author talks the pandemic, climate change, and why we need to fall in love with our places.
Without emergency alerts in Spanish, Latino immigrants in rural North Carolina can’t prepare for storms
Each hurricane season, eastern North Carolina braces for the worst. But emergency planning, response and recovery efforts neglect a major marginalized population: rural Latinos.
Protecting people who evacuated during Hurricane Laura from COVID-19 has added a new layer of responsibility for agencies, cities, and organizations.