Environmental Justice


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Latino Activist to Head EPA’s Enviro Justice

By Brett Israel, New America Media NAM Editor’s note: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is turning to a Houston activist to lead the fight against environmental injustices around the country. Matthew Tejada has been tapped as the EPA’s new Director for the Office of Environmental Justice. As executive director of the Air Alliance Houston for five

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

A Tale of Two Communities and Contaminated Water

  By Jose Gonzalez, NewsTaco This past week two stories stood out identifying two communities of color different in many ways but connected by a common challenge: contaminated water. One story, from the New York Times, pointed out the...