Huntsville, Alabama is teeming with engineers and STEM talent. Some are leaving the defense economy for the clean energy one.
Louisiana officials and recovery groups have few answers about efforts to reach voters displaced by two back-to-back hurricanes during the pandemic.
UF is just one of many public universities in Southern states that use prison labor in agricultural programs and on other parts of campus, or rely on products made by incarcerated people. Students and activists have pressured universities and companies to end these programs for years, but data on how public universities use prison labor is scarce.
Byhalia Connection developers claim eminent domain, try to buy Shelby County Schools property for pipeline planned to run through a Black Memphis neighborhood.
The health care system and workplace safety regulations weren’t set up to help the people who harvest our food. The pandemic has only deepened the problem.
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.