Monday, June 04, 2012

Environmental Health News Publicizes Environmental Justice

Today Environmental Health News (EHN) begins a three-week series, Pollution, Poverty and People of ColorThey will be examining the long-discussed, rarely-addressed issues of environmental justice in urban and rural communities across America.

Today's story focuses on the refineries and close-in neighborhoods of Richmond, California. The Bay Area city of 103,000 is ringed by five oil refineries, three chemical factories, eight Superfund sites and more.

Help spread the word.  Contact Peter Dykstra or editor Marla Cone if you have questions or comments on the series.

Peter Dykstra
Environmental Health News
The Daily Climate
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Twitter: pdykstra

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