Chemical Pollution Disproportionately Impacts Marginalized Communities, Including Their Water Supplies

Gina Ciganik | October 09, 2018

Lower-income communities are disproportionately affected by pollution and chemical hazards. Now, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II is working to raise awareness of its effects and demand change. New York Times author Kendra Pierre-Louis chronicles his efforts in Greensboro, North Carolina, where coal ash is threatening the groundwater, and potentially the drinking water of residents.

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