These companies should be paying for the long-term health and safety of these communities and these workers referring to the importance of establishing just transition community funds, akin to the Black Lung Program, paid for by excise tax on coal.
Web of Debt
Hemp fuel and other biofuels could reduce carbon emissions while saving the electric grid, but they’re often overlooked for more expensive, high-tech climate solutions.
Environmental Health News
Appalachia's fracking boom has failed to deliver on promises of jobs and benefits to local economies, according to a new study. The analysis concluded that about 90 percent of the wealth created from shale gas extraction leaves local communities.
The stakes for environmental racism need to be even higher than jail time. What if any company responsible for major ecological devastation was dissolved? Or politicians colluding with or enabling environmental destruction could not hold office?
New York Times