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The Most Overlooked Environmental Crisis of 2017

December 13, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Off the coast of Louisiana, in an 8,000-square-mile swath of ocean, the marine life is suffocating to death. Nutrient pollution, flowing from the Mississippi River into […]

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We Are All California

December 6, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] On Wednesday morning, R.L. Miller woke up and went to Starbucks, where she and her neighbors stared at a bright orange sky and wondered whether it […]

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The EPA Doesn’t Want to Hear From Coal Victims

December 1, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] “Thank God the terrorist on coal is gone!” Rupie Phillips, a Republican congressional candidate in West Virginia, yelled into a crowd outside the capitol building in […]

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The New Tragedy of Coal Country

November 29, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Around two dozen coal miners sat at fold-out tables outside the West Virginia capitol building on Tuesday, eating barbecue. Dressed in full work gear, including hardhats, […]

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