Environmental Protection Agency

Flint residents Marcus Shelton, from left, Roland Young, and Darius Martin walk on an ice-covered street as they retrieve free water. AP

Black Caucus Asks Trump When Flint Will Get His Help

During his campaign, President Trump made promises to fix the nation’s infrastructure, saying he could…

Environment

Why Blacks Need Environmental Protection — And Why We’re at Risk of Losing It

As African-Americans, we know there are a plethora of reasons our lifespans are almost four…

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

Over the last 14 years, a landfill has been consuming Ronald Smith’s hometown. The aptly…

Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson, First-Ever Black EPA Head, to Step Down

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, the first-ever African-American to hold that post, announced Thursday…