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What You Need To Know About Chlorpyrifos

For half a century, U.S. staple foods such as corn, wheat, apples and citrus have been sprayed with chlorpyrifos, a dangerous pesticide that can damage the developing brains of children, causing reduced IQ, loss of working memory, and attention deficit disorders. Earthjustice, among other groups, has for years pushed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban chlorpyrifos, as it is known to harm health, water and wildlife.

Coal mining on our public lands poses serious costs that we can no longer afford.

President Trump is issuing an Executive Order directing the Department of Interior to resume giving away tens of thousands of acres of public lands to the coal industry. Our public lands belong to all Americans. As our window to address catastrophic climate change rapidly closes, we cannot bow to short-sighted corporate interests and allow our lands to be destroyed in ways that ultimately hurt us all.

The Lobo's Lament

Meet the Mexican gray wolf, one of the most endangered mammals in North America. Experts believe the genetically weak population could rebound if more wolves are released into the wild. So why is this wolf, and so many of her kind, living out a life in captivity?

Everything You Need To Know About NEPA

NEPA’s value is enormous, yet its mandate is simple. It ensures the federal government informs and engages the public it serves. NEPA protects public health, economic livelihoods, culture and nature from corporations and other special interests. In many cases, infrastructure and energy projects cater to wealthy corporations that prioritize profit at the expense of public health and the environment.

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How To Love Our Food

On the food we eat, how it gets to our plates, and what we can do to make our food production healthier for ourselves and for the planet. In conversation with Mark Bittman, Peter Lehner of Earthjustice, and Marcia DeLonge of Union of Concerned Scientists.

Growing Change

They told Jim Cochran no one cared about healthy food and healthy workers. He decided to prove them wrong. This is his story.

A Line In The Sand

Coal ash is the toxic waste created by coal-fired power plants. It is polluting communities all across America. This is the story of one of those places: La Belle, Pennsylvania.