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City of Houston is obligated to return at least $45 million in federal funding to the state after failing to fulfill its commitment to construct affordable housing.

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision, the construction of a copper mine in Arizona, situated on land sacred to the San Carlos Apache Tribe and other Indigenous nations, was not

The Biden Administration is allocating $1 billion in grants to address "environmental injustice" by planting trees in urban areas predominantly inhabited by minorities .

On September 13, 2023, R.A. Schuetz reported in the Houston Chronicle that Houston is discontinuing its $60 million program aimed at developing affordable single-family housing.

Rising temperatures driven by human-induced climate change are posing significant health risks to indoor factory workers in Southeast Asia's manufacturing hubs. Even though these

In this guest post by Paul Makris, senior vice president at Ameresco, the challenges and benefits of implementing community microgrids are discussed.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has signed a consent decree mandating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finalize updates to ethylene oxide.

The article delves into a complex legal battle between two families in South Texas over ownership and mineral rights to a 147.5-acre tract of land.

Houston Endowment has provided $8 million in funding to Houston Parks Board and Trees For Houston to enhance access to neighborhood parks and increase tree canopy coverage.

When cities need to raise money for roads and water lines, they have a few options.

The interconnectedness of debt and climate crises is affecting women's rights and deepening gender inequalities.

Michigan's environmental agency (EGLE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have withdrawn from a Title VI civil rights resolution agreement.

The piece emphasizes the disproportionate impact of flooding on vulnerable groups, including immigrants and communities of color.

The article discusses the impact of climate change on marginalized communities, particularly the Black community in Dallas.

Residents from Black and Hispanic neighborhoods in Lubbock have filed a Title VI Civil Rights Complaint against the city, accusing it of discriminatory zoning practices.

Around 1.2 billion people worldwide lack access to electricity, but microgrids are offering a solution.

The new front in America’s civil rights struggle is forming on familiar battlegrounds in Alabama’s Black Belt,

HUD will soon issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register to fulfill the 1968 Fair Housing Act.

The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice.

The Justice Department charged Los Angeles-based City National Bank with discrimination for refusing to underwrite mortgages in mostly Black and Latino areas.