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Michigan Pipeline Fight Intensifies as Permit Deadline Nears
Enbridge is defying Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's move to shut down the Line 5 underwater pipeline, which environmentalists and tribes fear could cause an environmental disaster.
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As Border Wall Advances Across Sacred Lands, Native Activists Meet It With Prayer and Protest
Citing their rights to religious freedom, Kumeyaay and Tohono O'odham activists are using ceremony to try and slow border wall construction on their historic lands.
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Ohio Passes Fossil Fuel-backed Anti-protest Legislation
The bill would criminalize protests by groups and individuals at pipelines and other energy infrastructure.
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A Black 'Cancer Alley' Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

A Black ‘Cancer Alley’ Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

The Biden-Harris administration's first environmental racism challenge may be Formosa's $9.4 billion petrochemical 'ethane cracker' in St James Parish, Louisiana.
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“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die."

“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die.”

Environmental groups say the Trump administration's new ethane cracker air pollution standard is far too weak. The petrochemical industry says it's too strong. Both are challenging the rule in court.
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Alaska's Climate Candidate for Senate Won't Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

Alaska’s Climate Candidate for Senate Won’t Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

Independent Al Gross, a fisherman and orthopedic surgeon, still hopes to upset incumbent Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan.
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A South Bronx Climate Candidate Is Making Her Third Bid for State Assembly

A South Bronx Climate Candidate Is Making Her Third Bid for State Assembly

In one of New York’s most polluted districts, a 29-year-old with bold visions for environmental justice hopes to unseat a 26-year incumbent.
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Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

The U.S. 1st Circuit decision is the latest blow to Big Oil's attempts to fend off accountability and damages for decades of climate disinformation.
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Michigan Pipeline Fight Intensifies as Permit Deadline Nears

Michigan Pipeline Fight Intensifies as Permit Deadline Nears

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Enbridge is defying Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's move to shut down the Line 5 underwater pipeline, which environmentalists and tribes fear could cause an environmental disaster.
As Border Wall Advances Across Sacred Lands, Native Activists Meet It With Prayer and Protest

As Border Wall Advances Across Sacred Lands, Native Activists Meet It With Prayer and Protest

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Citing their rights to religious freedom, Kumeyaay and Tohono O'odham activists are using ceremony to try and slow border wall construction on their historic lands.
Ohio Passes Fossil Fuel-backed Anti-protest Legislation

Ohio Passes Fossil Fuel-backed Anti-protest Legislation

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The bill would criminalize protests by groups and individuals at pipelines and other energy infrastructure.
A Black 'Cancer Alley' Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

A Black ‘Cancer Alley’ Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

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The Biden-Harris administration's first environmental racism challenge may be Formosa's $9.4 billion petrochemical 'ethane cracker' in St James Parish, Louisiana.
“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die."

“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die.”

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Environmental groups say the Trump administration's new ethane cracker air pollution standard is far too weak. The petrochemical industry says it's too strong. Both are challenging the rule in court.
Alaska's Climate Candidate for Senate Won't Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

Alaska’s Climate Candidate for Senate Won’t Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted

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Independent Al Gross, a fisherman and orthopedic surgeon, still hopes to upset incumbent Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan.