Proposed Sewer Plant

Proposed Sewer Plant near Musconetcong River could have negative environmental impacts and locals are demanding alternatives. by J. HaugSite Description: The sewer plant is only part of a proposed housing development project on Valley Road in Hampton Borough, NJ. The...

Burning Passions and Burning Waste

Burning Passions and Burning Waste: How Economics Took Precedence Over the Local Community during the Redevelopment of the PJP Landfill in Jersey City, New Jersey From 1970 to 2021 by Matthew TrochimSite Description: The PJP landfill is located in Jersey City, NJ near...

You Gotta Fight

You Gotta Fight

You Gotta Fight, For Your Right, For Clean Water:How the Contaminated Passaic River in Newark, New Jersey Has Caused Wildlife and Low-Income Minorities to Fight for Clean Water and a Healthy Lifestyle by Jacob RappaportSite Description: My project is focusing on the...

Clean Our Water

“Clean Our Water, Wash Out Wilda”: Contaminated Tap Water, 2019 Perth Amboy Grassroots Activism, and the Lack of Governmental Response”  by Victoria NguyenSite Description: My site is the city of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. It is rather general because it is not clear...

Brumadinho Dam Disaster

The Brumadinho Dam Disaster:Rape and Pillaging of the Rainforest and Gross Negligence Against Latinos by a Multinational Corporation by Johnny Alexander Tablada-RodríguezSite Description: On 25 January 2019, a dam holding 9.7 million cubic meters of mining sludge...

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...

Frog in Boiling Water

A Frog in Boiling Water is Being Taken Advantage of by a Bogus ‘Recycling’ Facility in Carteret, New Jersey by Rabiya KhanSite Description: The delta of the Rahway River is bordered with factories and industrial complexes. It acts as a natural border for northeast New...

3M

3M, the Tennessee River, and PFAS: A History of Pollution by Taylor HawkinsSite Description: 3M admitted in an April 2019 letter to the EPA that it had been illegally releasing FBSA and FBSEE chemicals into the Tennessee River from the company’s Decatur, AL...

Oyster Occupation

Oyster Occupation: A Look Into The Oyster Industry In Raritan Bay by Erik AleksanyanSite Description: Bordering New York and New Jersey is a small river named the Arthur Kill. Pre 1900’s the river was teeming with wild oyster beds ready to be caught and enjoyed by...

What is Justice?

What is Justice? The Ongoing Case of New Jersey’s Infamous Toms River Cancer Cluster by KMSite Description: Toms River, New Jersey is infamously known as “Chemical Town” to the people who live in the surrounding area. The town developed this rather unfortunate...