Original Reporting | James Lardner | Environment, Regulation
March 9, 2011 — In 1983, Ronald Reagan needed a symbol of integrity to run the Environmental Protection Administration and put the lid on a scandal involving its Superfund cleanup program. He...view
Original Reporting | Brian Paul | Environment, NYC, Transportation
February 9, 2011 — Despite New York City’s extensive mass transportation network, its streetscape was, for decades, distinctly car-centric. In April 2007, however, there was a seismic shift. Mayor...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Environment, Trade
January 11, 2011 — While the recent controversy surrounding China’s almost complete control over rare earth elements may seem to some like an arcane debate over minerals with hard-to-pronounce...view
Press Criticism | Greg Marx | Environment
December 7, 2010 — You might think it would be hard to produce a news article that is simultaneously a puffy profile of an important government official, a credulous conduit for her leading opponents...view
Original Reporting | Diana Jean Schemo | Deregulation, Environment
A Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Wisconsin. November 23, 2010 — The night that Republican Scott Walker swept to victory in the race to become Wisconsin’s governor, one refrain ran...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Energy, Environment, History
Nov. 23, 2010 — Journalist Jeff Biggers discusses the history of coal mining in Illinois and the nation. The author of the book “Reckoning at Eagle Creek: The Secret Legacy of Coal in the...view
Photo Essays | Nicholas Pollack | Environment, NYC, Urban Policy
November 16, 2010 — The Bronx River is a testament to the urban planning and architecture of New York. It is a geographical formation that has been manipulated over the years to serve industry,...view
Commentary | Craig Gurian | Environment
November 23, 2010 — Across a range of issues, Americans seem to have a very long fuse. Make it impossible to support a family on one income? No problem. Keep real wages effectively flat for more than...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Environment, Transportation, Urban Policy
The Interstate Highway System: federally conceived and paid for. November 9, 2010 — In the wake of last week’s Republican gains, one of the pressing questions for the next Congress is the...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Environment, Taxes
November 10, 2010 — While many may perceive that taxes on gasoline have been rising in the last two decades, the chart shows that when viewed in inflation-adjusted dollars gas taxes have actually...view