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November 21, 2019 | Feature

Stopping Toxic Cages

An unprecedented collection of government documents regarding Fort Bliss sheds light on the process that the Trump administration follows to create migrant detention centers and its disregard to human rights and public health.

November 21, 2019 | Report

Expert Report: Fort Bliss Waste Sites and Potential Human Health Impacts at Proposed Migrant Detention Center

An expert report reviewing documents obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests to the U.S. Army, including emails from the U.S. Army and Department of Homeland Security. The report notes notes that there were several problems with the project at Fort Bliss, including that the Army did not adequately investigate to determine what types of waste had been disposed of at the site, and more.

November 21, 2019 | Crónica

Frenando las Celdas Tóxicas

Una colección sin precedentes de documentos gubernamentales revela el proceso de la administración Trump para crear centros de detención de migrantes.

November 18, 2019 | Feature

Toxic Taps

The military is running away from its legacy of PFAS-contaminated water.

November 8, 2019 | In the News: WebMD

Ethylene Oxide Emission Plan Called ‘Weak’

Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Washington, D.C., Office: “It’s unbelievable that EPA is proposing to leave certain communities exposed to a level of cancer risk that is 2 to 3 times the level the EPA deems presumptively unacceptable.”

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