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Environmental Justice and Our Electronic Devices

Environmental Justice and Our Electronic Devices
Photo by Kai Loffelbein. Women melt circuit boards in Guiyu, China The beloved electronic devices that many think they cannot live without are produced and discarded at great environmental and health costs, mostly borne by poor people in developing countries. Michael Hardy's article in Wired Magazine, "The Hellish E-Waste Graveyards…

Starkweather Creek Environmental Justice Project

Starkweather Creek in the Darbo Worthington neighborhood MEJO Starkweather Creek Environmental Justice Project MEJO has just launched a project, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice Program, to engage shoreline anglers and people living in the Truax and Darbo Worthington neighborhoods in learning about Starkweather Creek, how stormwater…

U.S. Senator Announces Landmark Environmental Justice Bill

U.S. Senator Announces Landmark Environmental Justice Bill
NEWARK, NJ – Today, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was joined by local community leaders and advocates from across New Jersey and the nation in announcing a landmark bill that represents a major step toward eliminating environmental injustice. The Environmental Justice Act of 2017 requires federal agencies to address environmental…

Community dinner kicks off new EPA-funded environmental justice project

Community dinner kicks off new EPA-funded environmental justice project
MEJO and the East Madison Community Center held a community fish dinner on September 30 to close out the Center's Hunger Action Month activities and kickoff MEJO's new USEPA-funded Starkweather Creek environmental justice project.  See photos of the event below. Two hundred fish meals were served at the Saturday afternoon…