Press Coverage of Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty

October 10, 2007 – “U.S. House Hearing Targets Environmental Racism,” The Afro American Newspaper, (By James Wright). http://www.afro.com/content/templates/?a=8096&z=1

October 3, 2007 – "The environmental justice braintrust: A dispatch from the Congressional Black Caucus conference" Grist.com (Written by Lauren Trevisan). http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2007/10/2/133513/553

Fall, 2007 – “Environmental Justice for All,” An interview with Robert D. Bullard, by Tracy Fernandez Rysavy. Co-op America Quarterly, No. 73, http://www.coopamerica.org/pubs/caq/articles/Fall2007/robertbullard.cfm.

September 9, 2007 – “The World’s A Dirty Place When You Are Poor,” Diane Roberts for the St. Petersburg Times,
http://www.sptimes.com/2007/09/09/Opinion/The_world_s_a_dirty_p.shtml

August 2, 2007 – “HBCU Experts Call on Congress to Assist Minority Communities Near Toxic Wastes Sites,” (By Charles Dervarics). Diverse Issues in Higher Education, http://www.diverseeducation.com/artman/publish/printer_8963.shtml

August 1, 2007 – “Environmental Racism Takes Senate Stage,” (By James Wright). The Afro American, http://www.afro.com/content/templates/?a=7717&z=12

July/August, 2007 – Robert D. Bullard, “Dismantling Toxic Racism,” in the NAACP Special Environmental Justice Report of The Crisis Magazine 114, http://online.qmags.com/TCR0707/.

July 29, 2007 – "In minority neighborhood, kids' risk of cancer soars." Chicago Tribune (Written by Howard Witt). http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-pollute_bdjul29,1,3657792.story?ctrack=1&cset=true

July 25, 2007 – Webcast of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Health Oversight of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Programs hearing, chaired by Senator Clinton, Washington, DC

July 17, 2006 – "Bullard: Green issue is black and white." CNN, Atlanta, Ga. http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/07/17/pysk.bullard/ .

July 14, 2007. Robert D. Bullard, “Groups Seek NAACP Help in “Burying,” Toxic Racism, OpEd News, http://www.opednews.com/articles/genera_robert_b_070713_groups_seek_naacp_he.htm

June 22, 2007 – Robert D. Bullard's interview on "Environmental Racism" on the EnvironMinute Show. http://www.environminute.com/webtext/070622.htm

May 29, 2007 – "25th Anniversary of the Warren County PCB Landfill Protests: Communities of Color Still on Frontline of Toxic Assaults." Dissident Voice (Written by Robert D. Bullard). http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2007/05/25th-anniversary-of-the-warren-county-pcb-landfill-protests/ 

May 21, 2007 – "Link between race, hazardous-waste sites still strong in Phoenix." The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ. (Written by Corinne Purtill). http://www.fox11az.com/news/topstories/stories/kmsb-20070521-apjc-wastesites.8f27f312.html  

May 13, 2007 – "Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty, 1987-2007: Grassroots Struggles to Dismantle Environmental Racism."(Robert Bullard) http://www.ussf2007.org/en/node/1589 

May 9, 2007 – "Link between race, hazardous-waste sites still strong." The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ. (Written by Corinne Purtill). http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0509toxic0509.html 

May 7, 2007 – Interview on the "On the Barricades" program with Steve Breyman at WRPI FM Radio, Troy, NY.

May 5, 2007 – "Green Church."  Knox News (Written by Gillette Birhanemaskel) http://www.knoxnews.com/kns/religion/article/0,1406,KNS_315_5521042,00.html

May 5, 2007 – "Study: Mostly minorities live near hazardous waste." The Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA (Written by Mike Dunne).

May 4, 2007 – "Wasted People: Environmental Racism, a 20-Year Saga" Black Agenda Report (Written by Dr. Robert D. Bullard). http://www.blackagendareport.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=166&Itemid=33

April 28, 2007 – "Too Many Hazardous Waste Sites in Minority Areas." Seattle Post-Intelligencer http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/313451_toxicsites29.html

April 26, 2007 – "Local Celebrations Highlight Risks to Neighborhoods of Color." (Written by Chris Levister) http://www.blackvoicenews.com/content/view/40741/4/ 

April 26, 2007 – "No Progress on Toxic Wastes & Race." ENewsUSA. http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/2007/04/no-progress-on-toxic-wastes-race.html

April 26, 2007 – "Bring Race Into the Green." RaceWire The Colorlines Blog. http://www.racewire.org/archives/2007/04/must_read_environmental_racism.html

April 25, 2007 – "Justice delayed: New report looks at 20-year span of environmental racism." Metro Times, Detroit, MI (Written by Curt Guyette). http://www.metrotimes.com/editorial/story.asp?id=10440 

April 24, 2007 – "Environmental Justice Stalled, Report Finds." Washington Post (Written by Cindy Skrzycki) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/23/AR2007042301839.html

April 24, 2007 – "Racism Still Poisons Decisions on Toxic Sites." Bloomberg News (Written by Cindy Skrzycki). http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601039&sid=aJdkW7PXPQqE&refer=columnist_skrzycki

April 22, 2007 – "A Family Still Cries Out for Justice in Toxic Waste Case." Tennessean (Written by Dwight Lewis) http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070422/COLUMNIST0107/704220402/1101/NEWS01

April 16, 2007 – "Report: Toxic Waste Sites Near Minorities." The Environment Report. A GLRC Production. The Regents of the University of Michigan. http://www.glrc.org/story.php3?story_id=3400

April 16, 2007 – "TOXICS: Report accuses EPA of failing to protect minorities, poor." Greenwire (Written by Eric Bontager). http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2007/04/16/#17

April 16, 2007 – "Report: Toxic waste sites near minorities." Interview on "The Environment Report" program of the Great Lakes Radio Consortium (GLRC)/NPR. (Interview by Rebecca Williams and broadcast throughout the Great Lakes Region). http://www.glrc.org/story.php3?story_id=3400 

April 15, 2007 – "Study: Poor, minorities still denied environmental justice." Ann Arbor News (Written by Tacy Davis). http://www.mlive.com/annarbor/stories/index.ssf?/base/news-22/117662031381710.xml&coll=2

April 13, 2007 – Interview on "Jack Lessenberry's Essays and Interviews" program of Michigan Public Radio/NPR. (Interviewed by Jack Lessenberry and broadcast throughout Southeast Michigan). http://jackshow.blogs.com/jack/2007/04/interview_paul_.html

April 13, 2007 – "Toxic Waste and Race: Report Confirms No Progress in 20 Years." YubaNet. (University of Michigan) http://www.yubanet.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/21/54659/printer

April 12, 2007 – "State has most minorities near toxic facilities." Los Angeles Times (Written by Janet Wilson). http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toxic12apr12,0,4408158.story?coll=la-home-headlines 

April 12, 2007 – "Kaiser Health Disparities Report: A Weekly Look at Race, Ethnicity and Health. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=44219

April 12, 2007 – "Toxic Waste and Race: Report Confirms No Progress in 20 Years." NewsWise. http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/528983/

April 9, 2007 – "Americans on the "Fenceline" Have No Defense People of Color More Concentrated Near Hazardous Waste Facilities than Twenty Years Ago." Dissent Voice (Written by Robert D. Bullard). http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Apr07/Bullard09.htm 

April 4, 2007 – "Wasted People: Environmental Racism, a 20 Year Saga." California Greening (Written by Dr. Robert D. Bullard). http://cagreening.blogspot.com/2007/04/environmental-racism.html

April 4, 2007 – "Wasted People: Environmental Racism, a 20 Year Saga." Black Agenda Report (Written by Dr. Robert D. Bullard). http://www.blackagendareport.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=166&Itemid=33

April 2, 2007 – "Our Toxic South." The Institute for Southern Studies. http://southernstudies.org/facingsouth/2007/04/our-toxic-south.asp

March 29, 2007 – "Ecowellness: Race and Hazardous Waste." Washington, D.C. United Press Internacional (Written by Christine Dell 'Amore). http://www.upi.com/Consumer_Health_Daily/Reports/2007/03/22/ecowellness_race_and_hazardous_waste/

March 26, 2007 – "Report Sees Rise in Environmental Racism." Interview on the "News & Notes" program of National Public Radio (NPR). (Interviewed by Cheryl Corley and broadcast in major metropolitan areas around the U.S.). http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=9135023

March 26, 2007 – "Report Sees Rise in Environmental Racism." NPR. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=9135023

March 23, 2007 – "New UCC Report Shows Minorities Still Hurt by Environmental Injustice." United Church of Christ News (Written by Sandy Sorensen). http://news.ucc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=870&Itemid=5

March 20, 2007 – "New Report Shows Minorities Still Hurt by Environmental Injustice." PR-Newswire. http://www.pr-inside.com/new-report-shows-minorities-still-hurt-r70009.htm

February 26, 2007 –  "Hazardous Waste: Facilities have been unequally sited in poor, minority communities." Chemical & Engineering News (Written by Lois Ember). http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/85/i09/8509notw9.html

February 23, 2007 – "More Hazardous Waste Facilities Located In Minority Areas." Medical News Today. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=63392

February 19, 2007 – "Study Verifies More Hazardous Waste Facilities Located In Minority Areas." Science Daily. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/02/070218135344.htm

February 16, 2007 – Interview on KALW Radio in San Francisco (Interviewed by Kristi Coale and broadcast throughout San Francisco Bay Area).