Back in the '70s, Montana led the way in progressive
environmental legislation, but now with its economy faltering,
those laws are being eviscerated, and environmentalists need to
find a new strategy.
by Ray Ring,
Dec 17, 2001
Guinda, California is home to an unusual multi-ethnic community with a rich African-American farming tradition.
by Lauren Markham,
Sep 07, 2012
Oil refineries pose serious health hazards for nearby residents as well as workers, as the recent explosion in Richmond and other incidents, like one in Sinclair, Wyo., have made clear.
by Jeremy Miller,
Sep 04, 2012
A New Mexican town known for its art scene is home to a fractured community, where distrust of Anglo newcomers plays out in a fight over whether ancient deeds give Hispano old-timers a right to land.
by J.R. Logan,
Aug 27, 2012
When wandering newcomers and deep-rooted old-timers collide in the West, it gets difficult, especially in a place as culturally complex as northern New Mexico.
by Ray Ring ,
Aug 19, 2012
A small -- and impoverished -- tribe in Nevada suffers from the health impacts of a nearby pollution-spewing coal-fired power plant.
by William Anderson ,
Oct 19, 2011
The proposed redevelopment of San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood worries its longtime black residents, who fear gentrification will drive them out.
by Rachel Waldholz,
Jun 01, 2011
The Imperial Visions Action Network is an interactive website that involves locals in reporting - and helping solve - environmental problems.
by Sierra Crane-Murdoch,
Mar 06, 2011
Marcelo Bonta's Center for Diversity & the Environment works to bring people of color into the environmental movement.
by Terri Hansen,
Dec 23, 2010
"Farmworker Reality Tours" teach citizens about the lives of California's migrant farmworkers.
by Stephanie Paige Ogburn,
Nov 01, 2010