environmental racism

Massive Cuts to EPA Threaten Communities Already Suffering From Pollution, Climate Change

March 22, 2017

NAACP’s Jacqui Patteron says existing protections we weren’t sufficiently providing safeguards for communities that have been affected by recent water crises, which demonstrates the need for stronger regulations rather than rolling them back

Study: Increased Pollution Does Not Bring More Jobs

September 6, 2016

Communities of color are also bearing burden from toxic facilities in large part without receiving the employment benefits, says Michael Ash of the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst