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Report: Head of EPA Liked Racist Post About Obamas

The acting head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew Wheeler, is alleged to…

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The EPA Proposes Closing Office that Studies the Effects of Chemicals on Kids

The Trump Administration is shutting down a federal environmental office that tests the effects of…

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The Dangerous Environmental Outlook for Black Communities

If you want to understand what the Trump era will mean for Black communities that…

Flint Water Crisis is Not An ‘Experiment,’ EPA Exec Says

A top executive with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the agency is following widely…

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…