Viewing 1 - 15 of 91

Evaluating Anaerobic Digestion for Municipal Organics Recycling

Expert BlogUnited StatesDarby Hoover
Anaerobic digestion (AD) can be an effective component of a municipal recycling system, ensuring that organic materials like food scraps are processed for use as soil amendments while also extracting energy as a secondary benefit. However, AD also has numerous…

What Is Greenwashing?

ExplainerUnited States, InternationalCourtney Lindwall
How this misleading marketing practice impacts consumers and communities and stands in the way of real environmental progress.

Who (and What) Are Excluded from Backroom Bay-Delta "Deal"

Expert BlogCaliforniaDoug Obegi
The State’s recent announcement of a proposed voluntary agreement for the Bay-Delta watershed is the result of an illegitimate, exclusionary backroom negotiation that fails to protect the health of the estuary, its native fish and wildlife, and the jobs and…

Can NY Protect Bees, Birds, People from Toxic Pesticides?

Expert BlogNew YorkDaniel Raichel
The Birds and Bees Protection Act would eliminate 80-90 percent of the neonics entering New York’s environment every year by prohibiting only those uses that provide little-to-no benefit to users or are easily replaced with safer alternatives.

California Drought: Deja Vu All Over Again

Expert BlogCaliforniaKate Poole

It’s time for California's State Water Resources Control Board and other decisionmakers to take the reins of drought management away from Department of Water Resources and put California on a track to successfully manage the new normal of intense and…

Communities to Coal Plants: Clean Up Your Mess Before You Go!

DispatchTennesseeAustyn Gaffney
Distrust in the TVA runs deep in eastern Tennessee, and as the utility shutters two power plants—Bull Run and Kingston—local activists fear it will close up shop without safely containing its leaky pits of toxic sludge and ash.