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Several nuclear reactors are in areas that may be subject to flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Inspections and reviews by the U.S. Nuclear...

Sep 12, 2018 Blog Post

Why should we worry that rivers and bayous in the middle of our cities be safe enough for swimming? A better question might be: Why...

Sep 7, 2018 Blog Post

Ten years ago, one million tons of toxic waste spilled into the Clinch and Emory Rivers in Tennessee, forcing evacuations, devastating a river and a...

May 9, 2018 Blog Post
Clean Transportation for Healthier Neighborhoods and Cleaner Air

All-electric buses are here, and they’re cleaner, healthier and often cheaper for transit agencies, school districts and bus contractors to run in the long-term....

May 3, 2018 Report
Moving From Destructive Consumption to a Zero-Waste System

The U.S. produces immense amounts of trash. Currently, we extract natural resources to make products that we buy, use – usually briefly – and ultimately...

Feb 12, 2018 Report
How the Practices of Industrial Agriculture Put Our Health and Environment at Risk

Agriculture in the U.S. is dominated by large, specialized crop and animal farms. These industrial farms prioritize short-term productivity without regard to harmful impacts on...

Feb 7, 2018 Report

Agriculture in the U.S. is dominated by large, specialized crop and animal farms. These industrial farms focus on short-term productivity, often at the cost of...

Feb 7, 2018 Blog Post

Under Scott Pruitt, the EPA's enforcement of environmental laws has dropped sharply - and the result is an unravelling of environmental protections that is putting...

Dec 20, 2017 Blog Post

November 7 is election day in the U.S this year. On November 6, the European Union is holding a vote of their own. That’s the...

Oct 30, 2017 Blog Post
Building a Healthier, Safer City through Better Street Design

Complete Streets – streets designed for all road users, including people on foot, on bike or taking transit – can help address transportation and public...

May 9, 2017 Report

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