How to Use Zoning Laws to Reduce Pollution in Low-Income Communities
A new study looks at how zoning policies, which have long been used to reinforce inequality, are being repurposed to promote environmental justice.
Meet the Woman Who Fought to Keep an Oil Terminal Out of Her Town
Linda Garcia is set to receive this year's Goldman Environmental prize for keeping an oil-by-rail terminal our of her Washington neighborhood.
Why Washington, D.C.'s Famous Cherry Blossoms Could Be Under Threat
Increased flooding in the Tidal Basin due to a sinking sea wall is creating unfriendly conditions for the iconic tree.
Can Traffic Pollution Negatively Affect Student Performance?
A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that higher levels of pollution can lead to behavioral and academic problems.