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Houston Matters

What’s The Future For Contaminated Areas Of Houston?

Superfund sites could face serious problems under the federal administration. What lies ahead for these contaminated areas, and the surrounding neighborhoods?

On this edition of Houston Matters: What lies ahead for contaminated areas in the Greater Houston region under the Trump Administration? A coalition of local advocacy groups question the future of some of the most polluted areas in Houston.

We talk with Tracy Hester who teaches environmental law and emerging technology at the University of Houston Law Center about Superfund sites, and the future of these contaminated areas under EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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