The petrochemical plant Shell is considering building in Beaver County is similar to one that the company operates in Norco, Louisiana. The town was a battleground over how the chemical industry deals with its neighbors. A key figure in the fight was one very determined school teacher, whose only weapon was a plastic bag.
In 1978, the government officially told residents in the Niagara Falls neighborhood that they were living in a toxic zone as their homes were built on an industrial waste site. Niagara Falls residents and activists commemorated the 35th anniversary of the Love Canal relocation recently with a walking tour.
Outdoors groups are trying to guide minority urban youth past the barriers that keep them from enjoying, and conserving, the natural worl
The saying goes that women hold up half of the earth.
It used to be that when a company sold you a widget, they got your money, you got the widget, and that was the end of it.
When the Senate picks up debate on the climate change bill, it will be - in part - deciding the future of coal as an energy source in the
Food activist Raj Patel will be visiting Pittsburgh October 21 for a dinner benefiting the anti-hunger and anti-poverty group Just Harves
During his 92 years of life, Thomas Berry's seen major changes in the world.