Environment

Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder facing neglect charges over Flint water crisis

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is facing charges of two counts of willful neglect of duty due to the Flint water crisis, online court documents reveal. The crisis that started...

Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, other officials to be charged for role in Flint water crisis

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Reports have emerged that former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and other administration officials are expected to be charged in connection with the years-long Flint water crisis. The crisis that started...

Thousands in Colorado without heat in freezing weather after vandals attack gas system

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Thousands of people in Aspen, Colorado are without power. The weather is near zero. The power is out due to vandals and possible environmental activists attacking the gas supply to...

Only 1 in 10 Utility Companies Prioritize Renewable Electricity, Global Study Reveals

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Only one in 10 of electric utility companies in the world prioritize investing in renewable clean energy over increasing the capacity of their fossil fuel power plants, research from the...

Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest Suffered 500 Major Fires In Just Three Months

(The AEGIS Alliance) - AMAZON RAINFOREST, BRAZIL - There have been large fires in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest that are happening at an alarming and unprecedented rate. More than 500 major forest fires scorched...

Michigan Officials Announce $600 Million Flint Water Crisis Settlement

(The AEGIS Alliance) - FLINT, MICHIGAN - Last Thursday, officials in Michigan announced they've agreed to pay $600 million to residents of Flint whose health was impacted by drinking water tainted with lead. The...

U.S. Plastic Bag Bans are Nothing Compared to Steep Fines and Prison for it in Africa

(The AEGIS Alliance) - KENYA, AFRICA - Three produce traders in Kenya were arrested for using plastic bags, social media users in the region are showing support for those vendors. The three men were selling...

Cancer-Causing Green Slime Oozed onto Detroit Suburb Highway

(The AEGIS Alliance) - DETROIT, MICHIGAN - A green colored liquid was discovered as it oozed onto the Detroit Interstate 696 located in the Madison Heights suburb on Friday. Authorities soon blocked off parts...