Posted on · TSU professor Dr. Robert Bullard is often referred to as the “father of environmental justice.” We spoke with him about the origins of the movement and what he hopes to see accomplished during the Biden administration.
Posted on · Air and water permits for industrial facilities are often granted in predominantly Latino communities, but environmental justice advocates say language barriers often make it hard for community members to participate in the public process.
Posted on · Under Administrator Scott Pruitt, the EPA is looking for ways to encourage private investment and redevelopment plans for Superfund sites, an approach some environmental activists aren't thrilled about.
Posted on · The Union of Concerned Scientists and TEJAS â Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services â published a report today (Oct. 27, 2016) which outlines the disproportionate risk some communities in Greater Houston face from chemical exposure as a result of both everyday air pollution and occasional industrial accidents. Of course, thereâs nothing particularly new about that. […]
Posted on · Historically black colleges and universities – or HBCUs – have fallen on some hard times lately: financial problems, low graduation rates — some have been denied accreditation. These and other challenges recently led Dr. John Rudley, the former president of Texas Southern University, to call being an HBCU President "one of the most stressful jobs […]