East St. Louis Kids Struggle With Life-threatening Disease

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

The socioeconomic profile and long history of environmental hazards have left East St. Louis with alarmingly high asthma rates.

Lower-Income Families Falling into the ‘Climate Gap’

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2012

A 2011 New York state report concluded that climate impacts will be "highly uneven" across households and disadvantaged populations.

Dirty Soil and Diabetes: Anniston’s Toxic Legacy

  • Published: Jun 24th, 2012

A low income community has a high rate of diabetes, linked to PCBs exposure from contamination from a Monsanto plant.

Sacred Water, New Mine: Michigan Tribe Battles Corp.

  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2012

The Keweenaw Bay Indians in Michigan fight to protect their clean water and sacred sites from mine development.

No Beba El Agua: Don’t Drink the Water

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2012

A growing number of low-income families in California are paying for water that is not safe to drink.

Stress + Pollution = Health Risks for Low-Income Kids

  • Published: Jun 21st, 2012

Growing body of research suggests that the stress of poverty makes children more susceptible to contaminants.

‘We are Richmond:’ A Diverse Community Fights Pollution

  • Published: Jun 20th, 2012

The many ethnic minorities of Richmond, Calif. unite in one of the oldest environmental justice movements in the U.S.

Low-Income Area Copes with Oil Refineries, Toxic Waste

  • Published: Jun 19th, 2012

The city of North Richmond, California, which is 97 percent minorities, is surrounded by five oil refineries.