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ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE NEWS: DETROIT & MICHIGAN

“Seven Years Since the Start of the Flint Water Crisis: It’s a Journey” Michigan Radio, 4/25/2021

“Political Disenfranchisement is Fueling Environmental Injustice”  The Hill, 4/9/2021

“School Siting Report, Marathon Consent Order Address Concerns About Pollution in Schools” Planet Detroit, 3/18/2021

“Examining and Assessing COVID-19 Racial Disparities in Detroit”, Brookings Institute, 3/2/2021

“Meet the Community the Stopped an Environmental Power Grab by the Trump Administration” Earthjustice, 2/8/2021

“Seven Years Later, Former Governor Snyder and Other Officials Face Charges in Flint Water Crisis” Michigan Radio, 1/14/2021

“How Air Pollution and Asthma Affect Kids in Detroit” Detour Detroit, 6/18/2020

“Detroit’s Poor Air Quality Could be Worsening the City’s COVID-19 Outbreak”  Fox 2 Detroit, 4/14/2020 

“How Racism and Poverty Made Detroit a New Coronavirus Hot Spot”  Vox, 4/10/2020

“Michigan Launches State’s First Environmental Justice Advisory Council”  Ecos.org, 1/31/2020

“Struggling to Breathe in 48217, Michigan’s Most Toxic ZIP Code”  Detroit Metro Times, 1/20/2020

“The Blackest City in the US is Facing an Environmental Justice Nightmare”  The Guardian, 1/9/2020

“The Federal Government Has Been Slow to Act on Climate Change. So Michigan Cities are Taking Charge.”  WVPE Indiana Public Radio, 8/16/2019  

“U-M Study Reveals Hot Spots of Environmental Injustice Across Michigan”  University of Michigan, 7/25/2019

 

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE NEWS: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL

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“Treated Like Sacrifices: Families Breathe Toxic Fumes from California’s Warehouse Hub” NBC News, 4/27/2021

“Bill C-230 Marks an Important First Step in Addressing Environmental Racism in Canada The Conversation, 4/27/2021

“Earth Day 2021: CERCLA and RCRA in the Biden Administration: Elevating Climate Change and Environmental Justice in Addressing Hazardous Wastes” Mondaq, 4/27/2021

“County Will Provide Testing for Neighbors of Florida’s Lead Smelter” Frontline, 4/22/2021

“Environmental Justice Award Winner: We Have a Right to Live in a Territory That For Us is Sacred” National Catholic Reporter, 4/12/2021

“Plastic Pollution Disproportionately Hitting Marginalized Groups, UN Environment Report Finds” UN News, 3/30/2021

“What You Need to Know About the New Massachusetts Climate Law” WBUR.org, 3/26/2021

“Recognizing ‘Historic Tipping Point’, UN Begins Push Towards More Sustainable Energy Future” UN News, 3/10/2021

“Environmental Racism in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ Must End, Say UN Human Rights Experts” UN News, 3/2/2021

“How Biden’s Environmental Justice Order Might Work”    Scientific American, 2/16/2021

“Mapping Environmental Justice in the Biden-Harris Administration” Center for American Progress, 2/4/2021

America’s Dirty Divide: How Environmental Racism Leaves the Vulnerable Behind” The Guardian, 2/11/2021

“Making the Case for Why New Jersey Needs this Landmark Environmental Justice Law” NJ Spotlight News, 11/23/2020

Escazú Agreement, Landmark Environmental Treaty, Expected to Enter into Force” International Justice Resource Center, 11/17/2020

 “The Racist Suffocation of Environmental Justice”  The Hill, 7/5/2020

“Two Different Realities: Why America Needs Environmental Justice” CBS News, 6/12/2020

“4.4 Million People in the U.S. are Exposed to Pollution from Waste Incinerators” Tishman Environment and Design Center, 5/20/2019

“EPA: Black and Poor Neighborhoods More Likely to Have High Air Pollution”  Detroit Metro Times, 2/26/2018

 

 

 

 

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