Justine Calma’s Grist article documents the Sisyphean struggle of working-class activists to fight the power of polluting industries.
While community activists demand ending the use of a dangerous gas at two California oil refineries, their owners claim the ban would cost jobs and raise gasoline prices.
Guns spewed lead dust. Child gymnasts trained. California regulators failed to act.
California agriculture will have no silver bullets in a fight to survive global warming.
PFAS chemicals have been linked to numerous health problems, including cancer. And they’re increasingly being found in public drinking water systems.