Today the residents of the Barnesville area are concerned but that patient concern is wearing thin and more militant action has been discussed.
Monsanto's glyphosate, sold as "roundup," is the most widely-used herbicide. In Colombia, however, it's also a weapon of war.
Over 100 corporations and groups have left ALEC since 2011, when Common Cause and other groups launched a campaign to call public attention to the group's activities.
Residents, environmentalists and USW members work together to protect the safety and health of refinery workers and citizens living near the Richmond refinery.
Part of the lead up to this week's demonstrations in Washington's against the XL Pipeline was an April 15 Google Hangout sponsored by the People's World.
Today is the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, which killed 11 workers and dumped more than 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over a three month period in 2010.
Not too long ago we were all marveling at the "wonderful" oil boom in North Dakota; as we should know from our own history, all booms come at a price, and they are paying that price now.
This month is a bitter anniversary for Charleston: Three years ago, experts with the U.S. Chemical Safety Board urged the state to create a new program to prevent toxic chemical spills
Under proposals now before the European Union, three pesticides that harm bees and have contributed to their overall decline may be banned soon on that continent.
Most factory farms are controversial enough in the way that animals are handled there.