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October 15, 2015 | Feature

Harvesting Change

Speaking from the fields and in Washington, D.C., farmworkers brought their stories directly to policy makers. Their goal: to connect policy set in our nation's capital with the reality of life on the frontlines of our nation's agriculture system.

October 13, 2015 | Blog Post

Latino Leaders Unite to Demand Climate Action

Please join us at the Americas Latino Eco Festival! Latino advocates must come together to demand that leaders around the world take action to stop climate change.

October 13, 2015 | Blog Post

Keeping Coal Out of Oakland

A $53 million backroom deal with a Utah consortium threatens to create the West Coast’s largest coal export terminal in Oakland, California.

October 6, 2015 | Video

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.

October 6, 2015 | Blog Post

A Fight Worth Fighting: Waste Incineration in Puerto Rico

The proposed construction of a 2,100-ton-per-day municipal solid waste incinerator on the north coast of Puerto Rico is involving communities in a fight to demonstrate that waste incineration is a bad idea for the island.

October 2, 2015 | Case

Challenging Proposed Coal Export Terminal in Oakland, California

Contrary to the fundamental requirements of CEQA, the environmental review for the project to export Utah coal out of Oakland’s proposed bulk terminal failed to include any discussion or analysis of the impacts of transporting, handling or exporting coal from Oakland on surrounding neighborhoods or the environment.


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