Under President Bolsonaro, climate-driven droughts and burns to clear land spawned more wildfire than ever in the Pantanal, devastating subsistence farmers, small ranchers and fishers.
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In a largely one-sided debate in Williamsport, Ohio, local elected officials have found it makes sense to fall in line.
This story is the third in a series about the conflict over solar power in Williamsport, Ohio, reported in partnership with ABC News.
Environmentalists smell a ruse, saying the industry’s talk of “advanced recycling” is nothing more than a fancy approach to a dirty business, incinerating plastics.
CHICAGO—Plastics executives embraced climate solutions at a major industry conference here last week and said they were betting on “advanced recycling” as a green response to the plastic waste problem, despite market headwinds and growing opposition from environmentalists.
The EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory data for 2020 shows that industrial plants dumped tons of chemical waste and “forever chemicals” into Maryland’s waterways, slowing efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay and endangering public health.
With Baltimore’s troubled wastewater treatment plants polluting the Chesapeake Bay and city officials still investigating a recent E. coli outbreak in west Baltimore’s drinking water, a new report catalogs numerous toxic chemicals released into Maryland waterways by industrial facilities.