A woman who sued drillers testifies before a grand jury in a Pa. Attorney General probe. Voters in Toledo just gave Lake Erie legal rights. Youth are making the Green New Deal’s case to lawmakers. And, enforcements of environmental laws are down at EPA. Plus, a decline in insect populations and the latest on Clairton Coke Works.
- Young people are pushing the Green New Deal — and they’re willing to do more than just talk - Members of The Sunrise Movement threaten sit-ins if legislators don't sign on.
- What We Know and Don’t Know About Insect Die-Offs - Recent headlines about insect die-offs aren't telling the whole picture.
- Voters Approve New Rights for Lake Erie - Toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie prompted Toledo residents to vote to give the lake rights that can be defended in court.
- U.S. Steel Ordered to Clean up Sulfur Emissions Following Fire - The Allegheny County Health Department says the plant is emitting five times more sulfur dioxide than it’s supposed to, and must take action to fix the problem.
- Are the Environmental Cops on the Beat? - New data show Trump's EPA has fewer inspections, civil penalties and criminal cases against polluters than in decades past.
- Woman who sued natural gas driller Range Resources testifies before grand jury - Woman who sued drilling companies testified before an investigative grand jury in Pittsburgh. The Pennsylvania Attorney General is investigating environmental crimes in Washington County.