Did EPA’s Non-Enforcement Policy Cause Lake Charles Chemical Plant Fire As COVID-Climate Disasters Pile Up?
Hurricane Laura damages home in Lake Charles, LA/FEMA In Westlake Louisiana, near Lake Charles, a chemical manufacturing plant fire last week increased the public health threat environmental justice communities are already facing. The fire released chlorine gas into the air, leading to a ‘stay at home’ order for residents who had not evacuated in anticipation of […]
The Paris agreement threw a lifeline to millions of people of color facing a premature death. Trump is tearing that away It’s official – in 100 days the United States will formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The impact of Donald Trump’s decision, taken three years ago, is already being felt by environmental justice […]
Retha Ferguson/Pexels I published my first blog post about COVID-19 on March 13. I remember because it was my Mother’s 84th birthday. In that post I talked about some of the growing concerns around COVID-19, and yet nobody had any idea of the very real impact that COVID-19 would have over the next few months […]