A warehouse project is planned for a Los Angeles area that is among the very worst in the state for the threats that toxic cleanups and hazardous wastes pose.
Justine Calma’s Grist article documents the Sisyphean struggle of working-class activists to fight the power of polluting industries.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s resolution spotlights stealth connections between free trade deals, offshoring and carbon emissions.
“Those who would shackle us to the pessimistic view of inaction doom us to sacrifice,” says Washington’s governor. “They doom us to sacrificing our clean air and to sacrificing the ability to walk in a forest that’s not charred down.”
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There’s something hinky about the governor’s climate leadership, an inconsistency that environmentalists warn will threaten his legacy.