Hot Weather Means Unhealthy Air, Even With Shutdown
Earlier this month we celebrated Southern California’s great air quality — with many caveats — but now, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, it’s “Very Unhealthy” in some spots, even though we still have widespread shutdowns.
Yosemite’s Pandemic Shutdown Allows Wildlife a Respite From Mankind
Coyotes are roaming empty campsites. Deer are grazing on empty fields. Rivers are rushing as the ice melts. Yosemite National Park is virtually empty of humans.Read More
Plan to ‘revive’ Uranium Mining Called Unneeded, Unwanted by Advocates
Environmentalists are blasting a Trump administration call for "bold action to revive and strengthen the uranium mining industry," an industry whose history they say has left a "toxic trail" through the Grand Canyon.Read More
Worse Air Quality In Phoenix Communities Of Color Could Mean Higher COVID-19 Risk
As coronavirus spreads across the country, it’s hitting certain demographic groups disproportionately hard, and air quality is likely playing a role on which communities are hit hardest.Read More