advocates for environmental human rights
June 6, 2013 -
The U.S. senator from New Jersey, who died this week at age 89, worked to protect communities from toxic industrial pollution. Lawmakers who represent environmentally challenged districts along the Gulf Coast could learn a lot from his legacy -- and so could their constituents.
January 27, 2012 -
The Gulf Coast is disappearing underwater while political leaders fail to act.
November 7, 2011 -
An investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR has obtained a list of chronic Clean Air Act violators, and the South comes in second only to the Midwest in terms of the regions with the greatest number of polluters on it.
August 5, 2011 -
Before President Obama appointed him to administer the $20 billion compensation fund for the 2010 BP oil disaster, Kenneth Feinberg ran two other disaster-related funds. One was for Vietnam veterans sickened by exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange.