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Studies show communities of color are more likely to be home to hazardous waste sites and landfills.
Some countries in Southeast Asia are struggling to manage higher volumes of plastic waste as a result of China's ban on imports of mixed recyclable plastics last year.
Vermont Yankee closed five years ago, and its host community of Vernon has had a rough adjustment to its new social and economic reality. There may be lessons for Plymouth...
A nonprofit called the Nonhuman Rights Project want the court to recognize the animals' "personhood," a status that would entitle them to the same legal protections as human beings.
Congresswoman Trahan discusses the implications of the Mueller report, as well as the Democratic agenda in the House moving forward.
European scientists will begin drilling for what's believed to be the world's oldest ice in Antarctica later this year.
Exactly which tributaries are covered under the Clean Water Act has led to many legal battles since the act was first passed in 1972.
The nuclear plant in Plymouth is closing in May. Here's what we know about how its cooling water system has affected marine life in Cape Cod Bay.
Maps are crucial to understanding severe weather threats to various areas — but what good are they if viewers can't read them?
A group called the Sunrise Movement was joined by Massachusetts political leaders to launch their tour in Dorchester on Thursday night.
Mention two words — "wild horses" — and you'll get two very different and passionate responses.
Maryland lawmakers recently became the first in the U.S. to approve a statewide ban on Styrofoam food containers — and a local Baltimore celebrity may have had something to do...
Warren is vowing to prohibit new fossil fuel leasing on public lands if she's elected president, one of several new energy proposals.
Twenty-eight employees at Amazon have filed an activist shareholder proposal asking Amazon to take a stronger stance on climate change.
It's been more than a year since China banned the import of some recyclable materials like mixed paper and plastics.
The North Atlantic right whale is one of the rarest species of whale on the planet. They number only about 411.
Cape Cod had two shark attacks last summer, including the state's first fatal human attack in 80 years.
Central Maine Power's line would allow 1,200 megawatts of Canadian hydropower to reach consumers in Massachusetts to meet that state's green energy goals.
Residents in southeastern Africa are still struggling to pick up the pieces after Cyclone Idai leveled infrastructure and brought massive flooding to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
An intense blizzard is moving through the Plains and Midwest just weeks after a similar "bomb cyclone" struck those regions.