Redlining, disinvestment, and lack of political power has made Southern communities of color prime targets for industries that often provide jobs in the areas they pollute.
An analysis by WWNO/WRKF and Southerly reveals worst-case scenarios for toxic air pollutant releases or chemical explosions by 30 facilities in Louisiana.
In just two decades, Moss Point has seen three high-profile cases of police brutality against Black men. Families and advocates have long demanded answers.
Gulf Coast groups work to keep coastal restoration projects on track and polluting industries at bay during the coronavirus pandemic.
Minden residents are still searching for answers about PCB contamination while a new outdoor recreation economy is being built around them.
It was one of the worst “stump dump” fires in modern U.S. history — but local agencies and companies skirted responsibility to put it out.
With state lawmakers stymying legislative action on pollution, scientists and environmental advocates try to figure out how to reduce plastic waste.