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Happy Valentines Day

By Teresa Mills Today as I opened my Valentines Day card I was immediately transported to a place that I had forgotten existed.  It was a small  neighborhood where the streets were lined with beautiful majestic trees with leaves just beginning to bud.  The sweet smell of spring was in [...]

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In The Eye of The Storms – 327 Toxic Superfund Sites

Innocent families live around the 327 Superfund sites at risk of storms and rising seas. Over 2 million moms, dads, children live close enough to one of these toxic sites that likely will be impacted by climate change and sea level rise. Most families are of modest or low income [...]

By |January 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on In The Eye of The Storms – 327 Toxic Superfund Sites

McDonalds Decades Later Eliminates Foam Everywhere.

"Mister, stop being so mean and give me my sandwich wrapped in paper," said a young man in 1990. He was part of CHEJ's McToxic's campaign primarily run by young school children. McDonald's refused to eliminate their use of Styrofoam in their packaging of sandwiches. Young people across the country [...]

By |January 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on McDonalds Decades Later Eliminates Foam Everywhere.

Hurricane Victims Don’t Have the ‘Complexion for Protection’

Millions of Puerto Ricans are still without water, food, electricity and shelter, four weeks after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island. With waterborne illnesses on the rise, a full-blown humanitarian crisis is on the horizon. “Raw sewage continues to be released into waterways and is expected to continue until repairs can [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Hurricane Victims Don’t Have the ‘Complexion for Protection’

What is the road ahead for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria?

On Wednesday, September 20, Hurricane Maria made a direct hit to Puerto Rico– virtually destroying most of its infrastructure and plunging Puerto Ricans into a humanitarian crisis. About 97% of Puerto Rico’s 3.4 million population is without power, and about half without running water. Let’s not forget that these are [...]

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Who Owns the Sun?

Over the past 5 years rooftop installation of solar panels have seen explosive growth, perhaps as much as 900 percent, over the past six years according to an article in the New York Times. The U.S. solar market had its biggest year ever in 2016, nearly doubling its previous record [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Who Owns the Sun?

Where is America’s Humanity and Compassion?

Innocent Families in wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey were given choices: Stay and risk your families lives with the wrath of the hurricanes or face interrogation, detention and deportation. How inhumane can our government be? I'm shocked and saddened by the uncaring, cruel and downright dangerous behavior of our [...]

By |September 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Where is America’s Humanity and Compassion?

CHEJ Responds to Pruitt’s Plans for Superfund

The Trump Administration and newly-appointed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt claim to desire to return Superfund cleanups “to their rightful place at the center of the EPA’s core mission”1, however their actions speak differently: their proposed budget includes a 30% cut in funding to the Superfund. In April, Pruitt assembled a [...]

By |August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on CHEJ Responds to Pruitt’s Plans for Superfund
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