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Black Chambers, CBC Meet to Discuss Future of Obama Clean Power...

As with much of the landmark legislation passed during the Obama-era, the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan is now facing repeal. Last month,...

#MomsMobilize: Using Power of Women to Advance Climate Justice

Vien Truong is no stranger to the climate justice movement. A long-time resident of Oakland, California, environmental equity is an abiding passion for the...

Bring Competition Back to Gas Stations by Fixing the Renewable Fuel...

By Representative Greg Porter, IN; President, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Minority communities across the United States have learned by experience to stay vigilant....

Shot Clock Ticking for Environmental Establishment: Show Me Your Diversity!

"The overall environmental movement is incredibly diverse. The mainstream environmental movement isn't," said Danielle Deane, Executive Director of Green 2.0, an initiative dedicated to...

Leading by Example: The White House’s Inclusive Vision for Solar Power

Last week, the Obama administration announced a series of new initiatives to enhance energy efficiency across the United States. Many revolved around commitments of...

Exploring the Nuclear Option in the Wake of the EPA’s Clean...

The Environmental Protection Agency recently cracked down on carbon-pollution emission standards by releasing a Clean Power Plan that aims to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent...

SC State Legislator Creates Model for Lasting Community Revitalization

South Carolina State Representative Harold Mitchell, D-Spartanburg, who's made headlines recently for his efforts to modify his state's 'Stand Your Ground Law', is more...

Lisa P. Jackson Leaves Lasting Legacy at EPA

A month after announcing her retirement as administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Lisa P. Jackson, the first African American to...

EPA Blows Smoke With New Air Standards

By Daryl Bassett What if I told you, behind door number one I could prevent as many as 11,000 premature deaths and 4,700 heart attacks...

Obama Overrides EPA on Smog Regulations

The EPA standards could have resulted in as many as 7.3 million lost jobs and up to $1 trillion in compliance costs by 2020.