environmental justice

Seneca Nation Fights Fracking Wastewater Disposal Plan

February 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is reviewing a proposal to dump 42,000 gallons a day of treated fracking wastewater upstream from Seneca Nation territory

Is Carbon Trading Just a License to Pollute?

November 15, 2017

Market-based pollution credit schemes undermine environmental laws and disproportionately affect lower-income neighborhoods and communities of color, says Food & Water Watch’s Scott Edwards

Trump’s Energy Policies Attack Vulnerable Communities

June 7, 2017

Our expert panel discusses the fallout from the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement and examines how deregulation limits opportunities for job growth

Massive Cuts to EPA Threaten Communities Already Suffering From Pollution, Climate Change

March 22, 2017

NAACP’s Jacqui Patteron says existing protections we weren’t sufficiently providing safeguards for communities that have been affected by recent water crises, which demonstrates the need for stronger regulations rather than rolling them back

Study: Increased Pollution Does Not Bring More Jobs

September 6, 2016

Communities of color are also bearing burden from toxic facilities in large part without receiving the employment benefits, says Michael Ash of the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst

The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon – Ending Corporate Tyranny

August 30, 2016

After an on-the-ground assessment of Chevron’s pollution, and its war against the plaintiffs, Part III of Chevron vs. the Amazon explores the bigger picture of impunity for transnational corporations, and the history of Ecuador’s fight for sovereignty. Featuring interviews with Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa, Foreign Minister Guillioume Long, and Permanent Representative to the UN Maria…

Ben Franklin High School Incinerator Protest

December 20, 2013

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TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

September 13, 2013
Two years later, author & journalist Nathan Schneider takes a look at concrete victories and missteps of the Occupy movement

Privatizing Europe

March 21, 2013
Nick Buxton: Paris and other cities have remunicipalised water that had been privatized saving users money and introducing more democracy and transparency