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EPA union warns of impending public health, environmental emergency without federal...

A government shutdown this week would disable the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and create a public health and environmental emergency, the union representing some...

Groups Petition EPA for step up efforts for East Chicago

In response to the drinking water crisis in East Chicago, Indiana, a coalition of local citizens, environmental law clinics, state, and national groups petitioned...

Hundreds in East Chicago still in limbo after high lead levels...

Gary Crusader staff report Hundreds of Black residents in East Chicago are still in limbo after extremely high levels of lead have been detected in...

West Calumet residents opt to relocate despite EPA’s promises

There are 1,100 residents living in the West Calumet Housing complex. The children living there number 670 who can no longer play outside in,...

Parents Demand Answers to Lead in Water at South Side School

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader A raucous meeting earlier this week at Tanner School in the Grand Crossing community ended with parents cursing at...

Michigan Governor Tells Congress He Was Misled on Flint Water

By Abby Goodnough, nytimes.com Time and again, Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan acknowledged in a tense congressional hearing Thursday that he had been aware of...