California’s Black Heroin

Los Angeles Urban Oil Drilling: California’s Black Heroin by J. SedilloSite Description: Oil was discovered in Los Angeles County in the early 1890’s, the ‘Los Angeles Oil Field’ was once the top producing oil field in California. Though Los Angeles county is the...

RPM Act

The RPM Act: How will the act affect us all in Englishtown, NJ (1972-2021) by Jason JimenezSite Description: Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act) is an act that allows those who modify their vehicles for the purpose of racing. Currently our street...

Bye Bye, Hydrogen Sulfide

Bye Bye, Hydrogen Sulfide: How a Grassroot Movement in Kearny, New Jersey Shut Down a Local Toxic Landfill  by Victoria GarzianoSite Description: Keegan Landfill is a dumping ground located in Kearny, New Jersey. When opened in the 1950’s, this landfill was used to...

The Other Side of Water

The Other Side of Water: Instead of involving community, New York City’s went to greenwashing to hide an Environmental Injustice and Poor Planning by Anis ShiliSite Description: By 1938, the Department of Public Works considers channeling all waste from Manhattan’s...

The Most Irradiated Spot on Earth

The Most Irradiated Spot on Earth and the Injustice Done There by Benjamin RichardsSite Description: Lake Karachay is a 0.15 km2 body of water located in the city of Ozersk, in the Ural Mountain region of the Russian Federation (55.6781° N, 60.7996° E). In 1951, the...

Long Lives Memphis

Long Lives Memphis But Not the Residents: Battle for Environmental Justice by Kimberly PadillaSite Description: It all started when Echol Cole and Robert Walker, were crushed to death by a faulty truck in Memphis, Tennessee on February 11, 1968. From that day on, the...

Prolonged Suffocation

The Prolonged Suffocation of the Bronx: A look at the absence of any bright and clear future for clean air for the residents of Mott Haven by Michael LukijaniukSite Description: I am looking to analyze and discuss the negative health effects on the residents of  Mott...

Zoning Barriers

Zoning Barriers: An Industrial Revolutions in Ironbound Led by Immigrants Now they are the Most Vulnerable by Ruben E. IzurietaSite Description: In the 1800s, the industrial boom in Newark was led by the first wave of Irish immigrants that moved to this city,...