This is the hardest thing I have ever done. The hardest thing. Ever. My name is Autumn Hopkins, many of you know me just
If low penalties aren't enough, business allies in Congress are busily making it harder to collect penalties once levied -- the House Appropriations Committee just voted to block EPA from garnishing wages to collect fines from recalcitrant violators.
On the morning of Thursday, January 9, 2014, the people of Charleston, West Virginia, awoke to a strange tang in the air
All in all, the assault upon the water 300,000 West Virginians use to -- or used to use to -- drink, prepare food, wash themselves and their belongings may go unpunished.
Like thousands of other chemicals, there are very few regulations at either the state or federal level for using and storing
Many have opted to continue using bottled water, and donated supplies don't last long. In a statement to The Huffington Post
Some West Virginians affected by the chemical spill earlier this month are still not drinking their tap water -- and donations
“This is the first calculation that has been provided concerning the amount of materials that spilled on Jan. 9,” Huffman
In West Virginia after a cavalier chemical company poisoned the drinking water of 300,000 people, the corporate-hugging, right-wing extremist group Americans for the Prosperous congratulated itself for doling out bottled water one day.
The conservative group Americans For Prosperity is asking its supporters to help out, and that effort has drawn skepticism from at least one environmental group.