Community action defeats waste burning in cement kilns

Community action defeats waste burning in cement kilns

BREAKING: Small community stands up to world’s largest cement company, wins Goldman Environmental Prize Thanks to Uroš S. Macerl and Eko krog, the Zasavje region of Slovenia has a reason to celebrate. These grassroots leaders stopped the world’s largest cement...

EJ Groups Raise Concern Over ESPS Memo Allowing Waste-Derived Fuel

Environmental justice (EJ) groups are warning that EPA’s existing source performance standards (ESPS) may encourage fossil fuel-fired power plants to burn waste-derived fuel that could be worse for the climate than coal while also exposing nearby communities to...

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire

Waste incineration has been regulated in the United States for decades, with good reason. It pollutes our air, water, and land, poses grave threats to our health and environment, and undermines recycling and conservation. Now communities across the country face a new,...