Environmental Health News Series: Pollution, Poverty, People of Color

Resource Type: 
Publication
Publication Date: 
June, 2012
Major Issue: 
Chemicals
Communities
Energy
Environmental Health Basics
Issue Area: 
Environment (Air, Water, Land)
Health Disparities / Social Determinants of Health
Environmental & Social Justice
Geographic Focus: 
National
Alabama
California
Massachusetts
North Carolina

This Environmental Health News (EHN) series examines environmental justice issues. EHN dispatched reporters to seven communities across the U.S. to report on their struggles to cope with an array of environmental threats.

It offers funders an introduction to types of environmental justice issues communities and populations across the U.S. are facing, from Richmond, California, a city encircled by oil refineries, to Alabamans of color facing an epidemic of obesity.

Author(s): 
Environmental Health News