Skip to main contentSkip to main content

    A blanket of crops covers the floor of the Imperial Valley in southern California, a patchwork of vibrant greens given life by the Colorado River in a landscape bleached by the desert sun. But as a decades-long drought desiccates the US West and the once-mighty river dwindles, questions are …

    Residents of a Louisiana parish located in the heart of a cluster of polluting petrochemical factories filed a lawsuit in federal court raising allegations of civil rights, environmental justice and religious liberty violations. In the lawsuit, filed against the St. James Parish, residents and environmental organizations claim that the parish council approved the construction of several factories in two Black districts of the parish that emit harmful amounts of toxic chemicals that negatively affected the health of the areas Black residents. The lawsuit calls for a moratorium on the construction of new petrochemical plants like one under construction by Formosa Plastics, which was approved by the council in 2019.

      Solar is the future, after all it’s literally limitless energy provided by the Sun, but many argue that we don’t have enough areas for solar farms. Well, one Swiss company may have figured that out. This is what they’re calling Sun-Ways and could help capture a massive amount of solar energy…


      Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


      News Alerts

      Breaking News

      Husker News