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mark! Lopez Fights for East Los Angeles, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

BY ON April 25, 2017
  Environmental justice advocates may be feeling discouraged as they watch the Trump administration dissemble regulations piece by piece. However, each year, the Goldman Environmental Prize winners remind us that activism can start with one person. The 2017 awardee from North America is mark! Lopez, a...

TOPICS: Activism, California, Children's Health, Dads, Latino Community, Social Justice

No EPA Funding = No Environmental Justice

BY ON March 27, 2017
Today, in the United States, race is still the most significant predictor of who suffers most from pollution. Communities of color – as well as Latino, Native American and low-income white communities – endure disproportionate exposure to air and water pollution, hazardous waste, and environmental contamination,...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Asthma, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Latino Community, Politics, Social Justice

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