The Struggle in Front of Toxics

The Struggle In Front of Toxics:The Unequal Hazardous Waste Distribution in Northeast Detroit (1974-2021) by Jui-Cheng Ryan WuSite Description:Since the mid-19th century, Detroit has been a center of industries and commerce of Michigan, it’s significance especially...

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...

A Fight for Clean Water in Newark

A Fight for Clean Water in Newark: How Citizens Took Action When Their Government Failed to Ensure Good Water Quality (2016-2021) by Noah ThomasSite Description:Three years after Newark noticed its tap/drinking water showed unsafe levels of lead in its water the city...

Six Million Cubic Feet

How Almost Six Million Cubic Feet of Radium-Enriched Soil Silently Poisoned the Residents of Glen Ridge, New Jersey for over 60 Years by G. WeirSite Description: In the 1920s, on the border of Glen Ridge and Orange, NJ, the US Radium Company operated a factory where...

Cleaning up Newark Water

Cleaning up Newark Water: A reconstruction project to replace lead water pipes. by N. ThomasSite Description: Three years after Newark noticed its tap/drinking water showed unsafe levels of lead in its water they have decided to uproot about 23,000 lead pipes in the...

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...

Lithium Mining

Lithium Mining in the Atacama Salt Flats, Chile: How the Strive for Environmentally Sustainable Vehicles is Doing More Harm Than Good by Patrycja SzwarcSite Description: Although there are a number of companies who mine lithium in the Atacama Desert in Chile, I want...

The PCB Golf Course

The PCB Golf Course: How the Hyatt Hills Golf Course of Clark, NJ is a Potential Risk to its Visitors and Neighbors (1942-2021) by Giulian PacellaSite Description: The Hyatt Hills Golf Course in Clark New Jersey was not always a golf course, previously it had been a...

Following Flint’s Failures

Flint’s dirty water, just the tip of the iceberg: How different cities exhibiting lead contamination shows a larger problem than previously expected (2017-2021) by Nico OberholtzerSite Description: By now, I don’t believe there is a single person who hasn’t heard the...