Graves of enslaved people pose hurdle for La. chemical plant
Citizens of "Cancer Alley" in Louisiana are battling plans for a massive new petrochemical plant, smack-dab in the middle of a community where Black residents are struggling to protect their health amid the pandemic as well as their connection to enslaved ancestors believed to be buried on the site.
Groups sue over leopard trophy imports
Federal officials violated the law when they issued decisions approving leopard trophy imports from four African countries into the United States, conservation groups argued in a new lawsuit.
Greens drop lawsuit over S.C. pipeline spill
Two environmental groups moved to dismiss their lawsuit over a 2014 pipeline spill in South Carolina after reaching a $1.5 million settlement with the company responsible for the release.
Barrett takes oath in time for endangered species showdown
In a private, socially distanced ceremony at the Supreme Court this morning, Amy Coney Barrett officially took her place as the 103rd justice on the bench.
Senate confirms Barrett after fierce partisan battle
Amy Coney Barrett will get a seat on the nation's highest bench, after the Senate voted last night to confirm her to the Supreme Court.