Duke Energy announced recently a $10 million "Water Resources Fund" to be allocated for projects that promote clean water, habitat and public access in five southeastern states. While laudable, the action does not distract from the ongoing immense toll to the environment and health being exacted by Duke Energy nationwide.
Lawsuit Challenges Alon Refinery’s Plan To Open Floodgate of Bakken Crude Into California’s Central Valley
Zachary Lazar is a pro bono attorney with the Northeast regional office in New York, NY.
Petition: Clean Air, National Park Advocates Challenge EPA Failure to Protect Grand Canyon from Navajo Generating Station Pollution
Clean Air, National Park Advocates Challenge EPA Failure to Protect Grand Canyon from Navajo Generating Station Pollution
We are talking about some scary stuff. Remember the fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, that exploded, taking out three schools and killing 15 people? Or the refinery explosion in Richmond, California, that sent 10,000 people to the hospital and affected 30 schools?
(First published in the Huffington Post.)
Joe Poole Lake is a popular destination for Dallas and Fort Worth residents looking for a weekend escape to the great outdoors. Lined with barbecue grills, hiking trails and sandy beaches, the 7,400-acre lake and its wooden welcome sign invite endless opportunities to relax and unwind.