An environmental organization’s lawsuit challenging Minneapolis’ Upper Harbor Terminal development project was dismissed Wednesday after a Hennepin County judge determined it was not filed in time. Community Members for Environmental Justice (CMEJ) and its legal partner, the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, sued the city on Oct. 28, 2021, claiming […]

The resolution, based on a similar text adopted last year by the Human Rights Council, calls upon States, international organisations, and business enterprises to scale up efforts to ensure a healthy environment for all.  The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, welcomed the ‘historic’ decision and said the landmark development demonstrates that Member […]

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department opened a wide-ranging investigation on Friday into the City of Houston’s failure to address environmental racism, including the rampant dumping of garbage — and even bodies — in predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods, officials said. The investigation, prompted by hundreds of resident complaints logged by […]