Superfund

After years of suffering, the people of North Birmingham don’t expect regulation to amount to environmental justice.
Pollution has plagued this Birmingham, Alabama, neighborhood for decades. Will anything ever change?
The EPA chief hasn't done much to protect the environment, so he's claiming the former president's accomplishments as his own.
Air pollution kills thousands of Americans every year, but poor people and African-Americans are disproportionately at risk. HuffPost Reports.
Air pollution kills thousands of Americans every year, but poor people and African-Americans are disproportionately at risk. HuffPost Reports.
A routine test showed my 1-year-old daughter had lead in her blood.
By Katherine Kiel, College of the Holy Cross Next year will mark the 40th anniversary of the Love Canal crisis, when toxic
Scott Pruitt claims he's going to fix the agency's struggling toxic cleanup program not with more money but with a change in attitude.
Andrew Cuomo now stands proudly alongside his father as a champion for a healthy, prosperous Hudson River. The leadership he and Congressman Maloney provide will be critical as we seek to persuade the EPA and GE to finish the job all New Yorkers -- indeed, all Americans -- deserve.
During his five years in office, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has spearheaded remarkable environmental achievements.
As our communities have gotten more crowded and transportation become more congested, it has become more difficult to site major facilities for waste management, water supply, sewage treatment, mass transit, and pretty much anything from a Big Box store to a homeless shelter.
The EPA had to do more inspecting to bolster its argument for Superfund designation and accidentally breeched a secret dam built inside the mine to hold back accumulated snowmelt, unleashing three million gallons of poisonous sludge.
I was immediately surprised by how much passion they both exuded for the game of shuffleboard. I had assumed that shuffleboard was merely a unique hook for an otherwise conventional bar or nightclub. I was wrong.
WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday a $5.15 billion settlement
WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday overhauling the country's hazardous waste laws.
The environmental group Earthjustice has said the bill would "gut" the Superfund program, which was created in 1980 to ensure
We have a responsibility to protect this island -- and, in fact, all ocean habitats -- from the scourge of plastic pollution.
Republicans have put America's health and environment in jeopardy with their shutdown tactics. The question is: will they learn from their error or do it all again in two weeks when the debt ceiling must be lifted?