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Worsening heat waves are hammering the disabled community
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Worsening heat waves are hammering the disabled community

EHN talked to people with disabilities put in increased danger during last summer's Pacific Northwest heat waves. Activists say accessible cooling centers and air conditioning are key to combating this injustice.

Tara Dennehy moved to the Pacific Northwest in search of friendlier weather. East Coast summers were too hot, and winters aggravated her arthritis.

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Obama Presidential Center will displace vital South Side Chicago trees, advocates say
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Obama Presidential Center will displace vital South Side Chicago trees, advocates say

On August 16, the Obama Foundation started work on the Obama Presidential Center, but without the fanfare that one might expect. Over the past five years, the Center's South Side Chicago location has prompted multiple lawsuits and a recent Supreme Court petition.

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How artificial intelligence can help save us from air pollution

As air quality plummets across the U.S. this summer, researchers have a glimmer of good news.

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A disability should not be a death sentence during a natural disaster

Out of the airplane window I saw a smoke plume in the distance towering thousands of feet above the burning forest floor.

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Tracking petrochemical accidents across the US

A new database monitors fires, flares, spills and other accidents at petrochemical plants.

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Lives “devastated’ by petrochemical industry pollution in Texas: Report

New analysis illustrates the climate, environmental, and human rights tolls linked to petrochemical production surrounding the Houston Ship Channel region.

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LNG production comes with a price, Gulf Coast communities warn

US takes the global lead on liquid natural gas production and export, as economic promises and environmental worries collide.

Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way

Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way

“People don’t know what we’d do without oil and gas. It comes at a big price.”

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La producción de gas natural licuado tiene un precio, advierten las comunidades la Costa del Golfo

Entre promesas económicas y preocupaciones ambientales, Estados Unidos lidera la producción y exportación de gas natural licuado.

Ante la expansión del GNL en la costa del Golfo, la comunidad espera erigirse como un muro de contención

Ante la expansión del GNL en la costa del Golfo, la comunidad espera erigirse como un muro de contención

“La gente no sabe qué haríamos sin el petróleo y el gas. Esto nos sale muy caro”.

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