Environment

Posted by Jessica Mason on September 12, 2014

An unexpectedly strong primary challenge from the left is forcing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reckon with public opposition to fracking.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on September 08, 2014

A group of 17 residents of Gold Beach, Oregon, who say their properties were doused with pesticides by helicopter are challenging the constitutionality of the law that prevents them from successfully suing the pesticide applicator and timberland owners.

Posted by The PRW Staff on September 04, 2014

It's not often that a state court hears a case that has global consequences, but it's about to happen.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on August 28, 2014

Jane Kleeb and Bold Nebraska were coy at first, posting a tantalizing message that held a promise of… what?

Posted by PR Watch Admin on August 27, 2014

Climate change is here. Climate change is now. Climate change will be significantly more dangerous, deadly, and expensive if nothing is done to correct humanity's course, but aspects of future shifts are probably already irreversible.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on August 26, 2014

A Magistrate Judge overturned Kaua'i County's law regulating the use of pesticides and GMOs this week.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on August 26, 2014

The Toronto Star published a report detailing ALEC's "plans to undo environmental legislation."

Posted by Nick Surgey on August 14, 2014

Edelman, the worlds largest PR company, synonymous with astroturf-style front groups, has announced that it will no longer work for groups that deny climate change.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on August 12, 2014

It was heartening to see people from across America join community leaders, union members, and grassroots activists in Detroit recently as they rallied in support of people facing water shutoffs for unpaid bills. The injustice of low-income residents of Detroit losing water service at the height of summer while corporate customers owing tens of thousands went unmolested was evident, and the refusal to put up with the situation was infectious.

Posted by Nick Surgey on August 04, 2014

Even as the Environmental Protection Agency finally attempts to limit carbon dioxide pollution from coal plants, it is meeting resistance at the state level, thanks to a secretive campaign by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

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Bill Moyers presents "United States of ALEC," a report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of America has never heard of -- ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.