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...

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...

Warren County 2.0

Warren County 2.0: The Unequal Hazardous Waste Distribution In Northeast Detroit 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 escalated as the...

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...

In Dirty Water

In Dirty Water: How Political Power and Gentrification Resulted in the Unequal Drinking Water in Camden’s Neighborhoods, 1970 – 2000 by Alex ChangSite Description: The site I chose, Camden NJ, is located in South Jersey and it borders Philadelphia Pennsylvania...

Critical Mass

Critical Mass: Uranium and Thorium Pollution at the Westinghouse Electric Lamp Pant in Bloomfield New Jersey by Nicholas SkificSite Description: Westinghouse Lamp Plant, now nothing more than a partially empty lot with new construction being used to bring in revenue...

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...

Bloomfield vs Newark

Lead Water Crisis: Comparative Essay Bloomfield VS Newark East Ward by Tamalie RanatungaSite Description: The levels of lead in Newark New Jersey’s drinking water are some of the highest recently recorded by a water system in the United States- placing affected...