Reverend Leo Woodberry, a nondenominational pastor from South Carolina who is thoroughly committed to fighting climate change, discusses the overlap between civil rights and environmental justice.
Not only is Port Arthur, Texas a low-income, African American community—the kind most susceptible to environmental injustice—but it lies at the western end of the notorious “cancer alley” in an under-regulated state.
Mustafa Ali, a founder of EPA’s environmental justice office, discusses moving forward on environmental justice even without the support of President Trump.
President Trump wants to cut environmental justice programs that ensure minority groups don’t bear a disproportionate burden from environmental threats.
Environmental Justice Advocate and WE Act for Environmental Justice founder Vernice Miller-Travis weighs the pros & cons of Obama’s Clean Power Plan.