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Lylla Younes


How NYC Officials Failed to Prepare for an Air Quality Crisis

"It’s been a lackluster, underwhelming, frankly problematic response."


First Natural Gas Ban in the US Just Got Shot Down

A federal court overturned Berkeley, California's precedent-setting measure for new buildings, putting in jeopardy scores of similar rules.


Congress is Spending Millions on New Air Monitors. Will it Make a Difference?

The new climate bill could help reveal industrial pollution. But no law requires the government to act.


EPA Calls Out Environmental Racism in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

In a “remarkable” letter, the EPA accused Louisiana regulators of neglecting Black residents’ concerns about toxic air pollution and urged the state to move kids out of a school where monitors found extreme levels of a cancer-causing chemical.