E Pluribus Unum

E Pluribus Unum: How A Small New Jersey Suburb Received One of The Most Complicated Cleanups in EPA History (1979-2021) by Gabe M. WeirSite Description:In the 1920s, on the border of Glen Ridge and Orange, NJ, the US Radium Company operated a factory where radium...

Noise Can Do More

Noise can do More than just hurt your ears: How Noise pollution is hurting the community of Crotona Park East and Morrisania, Bronx, NY (1980) by Joshua Matthew TalbanSite Description: Noise pollution in New York City dates back to the early 20th century and continues...

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...

Mineshaft Madness

Perilous paint and the fight for the Ringwood mines in New Jersey (2008-2021) by Kyle McLennanSite Description: In the late 1960s and early 70s the Ringwood mines were used to get rid of paint sludge, and other waste, from the Ford assembly plant in Mahwah. The EPA...

It’s Raining Dogs, Cats, and Injustice

It’s Raining Dogs, Cats, and Injustice: Systematic Oppression Towards Pet Owners in the City of Newark by Katherine DeMottieSite Description: In post-war America, pet ownership has become a staple of many households. Dogs and cats specifically have proven themselves...

Interstate 10

Claiborne Expressway: An Expressway That Led Treme to Ruin by Jash ShuklaSite Description: There was a struggle for highway construction in New Orleans in Vieux Carre and Faubourg Treme whose success was determined by the influence in government and resources the...