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The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth - its people,
its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Add antibiotic-resistant bacteria from pig waste to the long list of post-Florence worries.
Coal is getting harder to get to—and that’s contributing to a respiratory epidemic among miners.
And the Trump administration’s gutting of the Endangered Species Act will only make things worse.
In Lowndes County, raw sewage is backing up into homes, flooding yards, and giving rise to long-eradicated parasites.
But it may not be the solution local communities need to escape the stench and swill of the pork industry.
Thanks to the Mississippi River’s trash stream, the Gulf has some of the highest concentrations of plastic in the world.
In the past five years, solar capacity in the South has increased nearly thirtyfold.
Residents of the southern city spend twice as much as the average American on power. Why? It’s complicated.
Hope is not lost, but the cause of devastating “white syndrome”—not to be confused with coral bleaching—remains unknown.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline—and the Mountain Valley Pipeline, with a similar path—could tear up land and negatively impact people throughout Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina.
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