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...

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...

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...

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...