Breathe easy—and thank Justice Ginsburg.
A Power Plant Spilled Coal Into a North Carolina River, and No One Knows What to Believe
February 07, 2014
The water quality in Sochi’s hotels has been making headlines lately, but that’s nothing compared to what thousands of Americans are experiencing after two recent chemical spills.
UPDATE: We reported in the story below that Speaker of the House John Boehner received $5,000 in donations last year from Doug Simmons, the vice president of sales and marketing at Freedom Industries, the company responsible for the recent chemical l
Why So Many West Virginians Relied on Water from the Elk River: Industry Already Polluted the Others
January 13, 2014
Sixteen percent of West Virginia's population was stranded by the chemical spill. But just a decade ago, the number would have been far smaller.
5.3 Billion Reasons Why Companies that Built Coal Plants Now Want to Tear Them Down
January 02, 2014
Meet the unlikely companies profiting off green opposition to coal
Obama's Climate-Change Brawl Began Today
September 20, 2013
Today marks the beginning of the biggest fight Obama faces to determine his climate change legacy.
When I drove to southern West Virginia a few weeks ago to watch Senator Joe Manchin defend his role in pushing gun-control legislation, I was struck to find that at the first of two town hall meetings he held, at the high-ceilinged Wyoming County Cou
The Incredible Disappearing Health Benefits
February 19, 2013
Can a coal company get away with breaking its promises to workers?