Much of the Trans Mountain pipeline’s route lies within the territory of the Secwepemc Nation, which has never relinquished its land to the Canadian government by treaty, land sale, or surrender.
Environment & Health
Newly obtained documents show FWS officials pursued plans to remove protections from an endangered Florida animal despite internal warnings about sea level rise.
Alaska becomes the nation’s first frontier of climate disruption
The federal government is still signing off on oil and gas leases.
The ranks of home health aides are expected to grow more than any other job in the next decade. What kind of work are they being asked to do?
Donald Trump wanted to put a road through one of the most remote parts of North America. His successor could finish the job.
The West Virginia senator reaps big financial rewards from a network of coal companies with grim records of pollution, safety violations, and death.
Predatory deals from the financial crisis are back in time for the climate crisis.
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered his agency to make novel use of a law to evade conservation restrictions that have blocked development of the Alaskan road to a remote village.
The extent of PFAS contamination is only now coming into focus. Here’s what I learned from investigating my home.
Internal whistleblowers say a branch of the state Department of Health was reluctant to penalize accused physicians.
The New York State-run facility in St. Albans, Queens, administered a cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, despite safety warnings and doubts about efficacy.
Money and politics could doom the Florida panther — and the Endangered Species Act.
The Interior Department won’t release geologic information, raising questions about petroleum potential.
A city task force found a potential link between demolitions in Detroit and lead levels of children who live nearby. This is what happened next.
Federal scientists want to study how the virus interacts with wildlife—but they say a Trump appointee is stopping them.
“This is unrealistically fast-tracked,” a DOI employee who has reviewed the application told POLITICO.
Immigrants detained at an ICE-contracted center in Georgia said they had invasive gynecology procedures that they later learned might have been unnecessary.
It may take decades to see the worst effects of global warming. Yet Jim Reilly, the director of the US Geological Survey, is committed to short-term thinking.
This Black community can’t escape sugar industry pollution. Even their school district is in on it.