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Ruckelshaus, Reilly, Babbitt, Whitman Say No to Pebble Mine

Unprecedented bipartisan statement calls Pebble “wrong mine in wrong place”

Latin America Green News: 11/27 - 12/7/2017


  • President of Chile receives UN Champions of the Earth award
  • Mexico City recognized for leadership on climate action
  • Latin America could save US$ 64 B by switching to electric vehicles

Bacterial Contamination Results in Puerto Rico Post Maria

The tables below show water systems in Puerto Rico that drew at least one positive sample for total coliforms or E. coli post Maria. These tables only show positive samples; many water systems subsequently drew a negative test, or alternated between positive and negative tests. 

New Data: 2 Million Puerto Ricans Risk Water Contamination

Over two-thirds of the population of Puerto Rico was at potential risk of exposure to bacterial contamination in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to government test results obtained by NRDC.

Time Is Ticking for Our Coasts

This summer the Trump administration began the process of scrapping the existing Five Year Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program that should have been the final word on drilling off o

Trump EPA Abdicates Law Enforcement, Gives Polluters Amnesty

The Trump EPA is reversing clean air enforcement positions against coal-burning power plants that EPA has taken and that federal courts have upheld not once, but twice.