North Carolinians Want to Hold Companies and Regulators Accountable for Toxic Hog Waste
Hog farms in North Carolina produce 10 billion gallons of untreated, toxic waste each year—and much of it ends up in the state's waterways.
North Carolina's Environmental History Is Littered With Racial Injustice
In Duplin County, residents have suffered as a result of their proximity to animal feeding operations, and that is only being exacerbated by the fallout from Hurricane Florence.
How Communities Manage Hazards During Natural Disasters
The decisions made when managing a range of hazards are a key factor in a community's vulnerability during storms like Hurricane Florence.
Coal Ash Leaks Have Been Reported Along Florence's Path Through North Carolina
Concerns arose before Hurricane Florence made landfall about the piles of toxic waste from coal-burning power plants in the storm's path.
Dozens of Ponds Storing Toxic Coal Waste Are Located in Flood Zones
As the Trump administration attempts to roll back regulations on coal ash ponds, a new report highlights the dangers posed by storing toxic waste next to rivers.
Environmental Justice Gets a Second Life in Washington, D.C.
After a decade stored away in the basement of the White House, a new commitment to rooting out toxic messes dumped on poor communities has begun.