The Campaign for Healthier Solutions seeksto work with discount retailers (dollar stores)to help them protect their customers and the communities in which they operate, and grow their own businesses, by implementing corporate policies to identify and phase out harmful chemicals in the products they sell
Environmental justice communities in Delaware face substantial cumulative health risks from exposure to toxic air pollution much greater than those faced by wealthy White neighborhoods.
A demographic analysis of chemical disaster vulnerability zones.
The Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge was established in Albuquerque in 2012 under the Obama administration. It is the first urban wildlife refuge west of the Mississippi being built from the ground up. The VDO sits on 570 acres on what was once a dairy in the Mountain View community. Mountain View is an unincorporated area which borders the city of Albuquerque. The community holds the cities sewer treatment plant and all heavy industrial process for the city. The community is home to over 30 EPA regulated sites, including superfund sites and other dangerous and polluting industries.
Los Jardines Institute has worked with the Refuge over the last eight years to publish the first Environmental and Economic Justice Strategic Plan. It is the first plan of its kind for any public site in the nation. You can access the report at: www.friendsofvalledeoro.org.
These are more publications written by Sofia Martinez on Environmental Justice issues within our communities and written by our people of the community. Please read on gente!