Local officials are working to inform the public while still recovering from 2020’s record-breaking season—all on tight budgets.
Tap water could be linked to dangerous lead levels in Jackson’s kids. Mississippi isn’t keeping track.
Children with dangerous levels of lead in their bodies live in parts of Jackson with documented lead-in-water spikes, a Southerly analysis shows.
The winter storm revealed the fragility of rural and urban water systems. Biden’s new infrastructure plan could help improve them — but it’s only a start.
For seven months, Southerly has stayed on a story that received far too little media attention. Here’s how we did it.
An oil company wants to drill in Big Cypress National Preserve. Laws over mineral rights have complicated the fight to stop it.
Home-grown and statewide organizers, scholars, and scientists are calling attention to the sheer amount of environmental hazards near Snow Hill that threaten air and water quality
Community leaders, lawyers, and advocates throughout the region discuss what they see as the most urgent economic, environmental, and racial justice issues to tackle in the new administration.