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...

Crowdsourced *ism

Crowdsourced *ism:An Oink to Boycott the Hog Industry [1] by Devan PatelSite Description: North Carolina is a top producer of turkeys, chicken, and hogs in the United States. Hog farmers in North Carolina store hog waste in lagoons and then spray the liquified waste...

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...