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Research says children suffered physical and mental health as a result of the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history

A photo illustration of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in flames, with fire crews trying to put it out.
A photo illustration of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in flames, with fire crews trying to put it out.
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010 near New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo illustration. Photo: Handout/Getty Images


New research reveals a troubling correlation between lead exposure and incarceration

Kaelynn Lott, a resident at the West Calumet Housing Complex who tested positive for lead poisoning dances with her brother.
Kaelynn Lott, a resident at the West Calumet Housing Complex who tested positive for lead poisoning dances with her brother.
Kaelynn Lott, a resident at the West Calumet Housing Complex who tested positive for lead poisoning dances with her brother Kash Lott on September 4, 2016 in East Chicago, Indiana. Photo: Joshua Lott/Stringer/Getty Images


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Environmental justice activists are ‘cautiously optimistic’

Indigenous protesters march to the site of a sacred burial ground that was disturbed by the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) on September 4, 2016 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Photo illustration. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images


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Black people face discrimination and threats just for being outside

Photo illustration. Photo: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images


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Getting rid of the police could remove a key environmental stressor of Black people

Police surround protesters gathering in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, to demand the defunding of the police force and to demonstrate against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s murder on June 1, 2020. Photo illustration. Photo: Erik McGregor/Getty Images


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The company’s recent Black Lives Matter message doesn’t jive with its actions

A view of the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California. Photo illustration. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images


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Experts worry about the environmental and health impacts of the chemical weapon

A tear gas canister erupts as protesters disperse on May 30, 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images


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Most of the company’s highly polluting fulfillment centers are in communities of color

Photo: Don Emmert/Getty Images


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Even on relatively clean air days, the air they breathe is disproportionately worse

A shot of Salt Lake City’s skyline in a purple hue.
A shot of Salt Lake City’s skyline in a purple hue.
Photo illustration; Image source: George Frey/Stringer/Getty Images


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Facilities and warehouses for online delivery companies frequently end up in communities of color

A purple filtered photo of a stack of boxes with an angry Amazon face on them at a protest.
A purple filtered photo of a stack of boxes with an angry Amazon face on them at a protest.
Photo illustration; Image source: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

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