Some Raleigh County residents don’t want to kill coal — they just want regulators to force the mine next door to stop making them miserable.
Category: Public Health
The oil and gas industry is using Louisiana’s climate task force to push carbon capture
The state’s unwavering support of the oil, gas, and chemical industries has made it difficult to reduce emissions, fund coastal restoration, or address extreme weather.
Mississippians work to reduce childhood lead exposure as state, feds fail to intervene
Experts say solutions aimed at reducing lead exposure from water need to be educational and environmental. Here’s how to protect your family.
‘Infrastructure apartheid’: Africatown’s fight against toxins, new toll bridge
The historic Alabama town is already surrounded by polluting industries. An impact study says traffic avoiding a proposed toll bridge would only make the air more toxic.
Wild swimming through the South
How wading through water can be an antidote to climate anxiety.
A year after Hurricane Laura, southwest Louisiana ‘still in limbo’
As extreme weather events become more frequent and intense, multiple disasters in southwest Louisiana during the pandemic show how unequipped disaster aid systems are during compounding events.
Offshore oil and gas worker fatalities are underreported by federal safety agency
Nearly half of known Gulf of Mexico worker fatalities didn’t fit the agency’s reporting criteria.