Some people see water cremation as a greener—and gentler—way to treat bodies after death, but only 15 states allow it for human remains.
Pollution is wafting far from the devastating blazes.
Taking stock of the damage left behind by hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria shows that man-made defenses can fail often—and hugely.
Damage from Hurricane Maria will exacerbate existing environmental disasters.
Hurricane Irma caused massive sewage overflows, highlighting the twin dangers of an aging infrastructure and climate change.
74 incidents of excess air pollution have been reported since the storm, totaling more than one million pounds of emissions. More is on the way.
As historic rainfall and flooding continue to pound America’s fourth-most populated city, residents of the industrial fence-line communities are already feeling the consequences, according to one environmental advocate.