Enviro groups blast Trump plan to gut EPA’s environmental justice office as a 'racist slap in the face'

Proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Trump administration will slash programs that help address pollution problems disproportionately faced by communities of color across the country; in response, environmental groups have condemned the cuts as racist and called for Congress to…

Major coal plant's shuttering offers Navajo clean start, but the scene is far from pretty

When the news broke in February that the West’s largest coal plant, located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, was slated to close in 2019, years earlier than expected, environmentalists celebrated. But Navajo leaders scrambled to work out a deal to keep the plant open — arguing it employed hundreds of Navajo members…

Another casualty of Trump’s environmental animosity: Christo’s visionary river art project

World-famous artist Christo and President Trump both like making big, mind-altering statements. But that’s where their similarities end. Christo has spent decades interweaving his large-scale, temporary artworks into the natural environment. Trump wants to build overbearing and permanent walls that seriously disrupt…

Tim Kaine: Looking at alternative routes for Dakota Access Pipeline is 'right thing to do'

During an exclusive interview with Fusion’s Alicia Menendez on Saturday, Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine voiced hesitant support for President Obama’s view that there might be a way for the Dakota Access Pipeline—which has been the subject of mass protests from Native Americans who claim their water supply would…

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