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The EPA Doesn’t Give Equal Protection to All

If there’s one thing “EPA” doesn’t stand for, it’s Equal Protection for All. Too many communities of color, like North Birmingham, Alabama, are threatened by toxic chemicals in their soil and water, and the EPA doesn’t offer them...

Protecting Superfunds: The Polluter Must Pay

The toxic legacy of Love Canal means we must protect the power of communities to hold polluters accountable. Photo Credit: Tatiana Grozetskaya/Shutterstock It has been almost 40 years since the nation heard the cries for help from Love Canal, where a school and...

A Vicious Cycle of Poison and Poverty

We in the wealthiest country in the world should feel ashamed. America takes our most vulnerable families – poor or working poor – and houses them next to polluting industries, poisons their children and now wants to take away their access to health care....

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