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Plans for Prison on Mountaintop-Removal Site in Kentucky Scuttled. Maybe.

US Bureau of Prisons has withdrawn the $500 million proposal, but Mitch McConnell says he’s going to make it “move forward.”

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Bush Sr. and the US’  Blatant Disregard of Palau’s Nuclear Free Goals

US was playing dirty politics in Palau in the 1980s when a reign of terror against anti-nuclear activists was unleashed in the remote Pacific Islands.

Ed Rampell

Blood-Thinning Rat Poisons Need to Be Strictly Regulated. A California Bill Aims to Do Just That.

AB 1788 advances in state senate; continues to face opposition from industry groups

Lisa Owens Viani

What if We Covered the Climate Crisis Like We Did the Start of the Second World War?

In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same way.

Bill Moyers The Guardian

Big Green Groups Struggle to Retain Staff of Color

High turnover keeps people of color from moving up the career ladder, widens the movement’s already significant diversity gap.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

GE American Chestnut — Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology?

Biotech industry hopes that getting genetically engineered chestnut approved for conservation planting will soften public opposition to transgenic trees.

Rachel Smolker Anne Petermann