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The Associated Press reveals the significant gaps in health outcomes between Black Americans and their white counterparts throughout their lives.

Grassroots groups are collecting their own pollution data to increase accountability and demand environmental justice.

Houston residents protest proposed cutback in neighborhood drainage spending amid revenue surge

This article addresses the systemic racism and environmental injustice experienced by Latino farmworkers in the US, focusing on their exposure to the herbicide paraquat.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and City Councilwoman Dr. Letitia Plummer held a three-day Fifth Ward Cancer Cluster Summit.

More than 21,000 unexpected pollution releases by Texas companies have released over 400,000 tons of air pollution in Texas from 2016 to 2022.

Black communities smothered 24/7 by toxic industries keep getting strung along, with no apology in sight.

Advocates criticized Biden’s Council on Environmental Quality for excluding race as a key factor in its tool and have added the metric in their alternative version.

Residents of a Louisiana parish located in the heart of a cluster of polluting petrochemical factories filed a lawsuit in federal court.

Federal limits on particulate matter commonly known as soot could mean cleaner, safer air for Texans. But environmental experts worry Texas may snub rules.

Residents in industry-choked Randolph renew efforts to block the power company’s plans near their fragile town.

The US Department of Agriculture is rolling out a new $3.1bn program to make payments towards loans for farmers who are behind on loan payments or on the brink of foreclosure.

The U.S. EPA has ordered Union Pacific Railroad to investigate potential contamination in and around the former wood preserving facility in Greater Fifth Ward area of Houston, TX.

The revised version of the U.S. government's "disadvantaged communities" tool automatically considers more than 750 federally recognized tribal tracts disadvantaged.

For years, environmental organizations have nicknamed the 130-mile industrial corridor along the lower Mississippi River between here and Baton Rouge.

In a letter this month, the EPA said that it is investigating a series of complaints that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

The phrase "environmental justice," which Democrats use to define the solution to the disproportionate vulnerability of poor and disadvantaged populations.

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability, College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma.

South Africa has identified more than 60 billion rand ($3.5 billion) in investments needed to assist communities in the coal-mining province of Mpumalanga.

Researchers investigated the challenges that stakeholders (government, community, and consultants) face while implementing a new California legislation (Senate Bill 1000) requirin

The first $100 million in environmental justice grants from last year's Inflation Reduction Act will soon be available, according to EPA chief Michael Regan.

The water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, is the latest in an arc of environmental catastrophes affecting predominantly Black communities from Flint, Michigan, to New Orleans. Often, these disasters are preceded by decades if not centuries of segregation and government neglect

At least 4,250 Covid-19 deaths could have been prevented if California met national air quality standards.