Posted on · The Fifth Ward Cancer Cluster Summit will explore the high cancer rates in the area and find possible solutions for residents impacted by the contaminated Union Pacific Rail Yard soil.
Posted on · Chandrika Metivier, 27, is alleged to have painted "NO WAR KNOW PEACE" and "#WOMANLIFEFREEDOM" on the side of a rail bridge near Downtown Houston. The "BE SOMEONE" message, which also is graffiti art, previously appeared on the structure.
Posted on · The closure will allow Union Pacific to repair a railroad bridge that was damaged in December.
Posted on · Fifth Ward residents have been fighting for years to get contamination in their neighborhood cleaned up.
Posted on · Critics of the company have called the site a "textbook case of environmental racism."
Posted on · A state investigation revealed another cancer cluster in Northeast Houston last month, but the news only confirmed what residents already knew.
Posted on · While a lot of attention has been paid to a proposed high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas, and Houstonians in favor of mass transit expansion often push for additional light rail in town, trains don't just haul people to and from portions of Greater Houston. In fact, their primary purpose is to haul goods. […]