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LISTEN: Ana Baptista on supporting environmental justice movement building in academia

“Some of the best relationships have been built over that time where you’re just getting to know each other, showing up, being present.”

Dr. Ana Baptista joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss supporting environmental justice movements from within academia.

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Environmental Health Sciences, in collaboration with ALTAVOZ LAB, welcome their 2023-2024 Environmental Fellows
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Environmental Health Sciences, in collaboration with ALTAVOZ LAB, welcome their 2023-2024 Environmental Fellows

Environmental Health Sciences, which publishes EHN.org, and ALTAVOZ LAB proudly introduce Alejandra Martinez and Wendy Selene Pérez as the 2023-2024 Environmental Fellows.

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LISTEN: Kristi Pullen Fedinick on how a commitment to service guides her work

Dr. Kristi Pullen Fedinick joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how a commitment to service has guided her career as a scientist in advocacy, academia and now the federal government.

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Agents of Change: New fellows focused on storytelling, policy change and justice

The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice program, a partnership between Environmental Health News and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is excited to announce our fifth group of fellows.

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Shell's petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania. (Credit: Nate Smallwood for Environmental Health News and Sierra Magazine)
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Tracking petrochemical accidents across the US

A new database launched yesterday tracks petrochemical accidents across the U.S. and highlights the dangers that these fires and spills pose to nearby communities.

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LISTEN: Azmal Hossan on US, China climate collaboration

Azmal Hossan joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss his recent selection for the 2030 Climate Champions fellowship, an initiative from The Asia Foundation aimed at bolstering U.S. and China collaboration on climate change.

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Listen: Why communities in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia are fighting chemical recycling plants

EHN reporter Kristina Marusic discusses her new three-part series on the controversies surrounding chemical recycling.

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Latest chemical recycling plant closing spurs concern over the industry’s viability

Oregon’s Regenyx plant announced its closing in late February, with those involved calling it a success, despite never reaching planned capacity and millions of dollars lost.

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Everything you need to know for the fourth round of global plastic pollution treaty talks

Countries will meet this month in Ottawa to move forward on the historic treaty — but obstacles remain.

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Zero- and low-waste businesses band together against plastic pollution

As part of a national coalition, sustainable businesses are pooling resources to fight plastic pollution.

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Residents fear Pennsylvania, West Virginia chemical recycling proposals will deepen fossil fuel ties and pollution problems

"We’d like to be talking about positive things, focusing on our renewable energy future.”

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Q&A: Director of sustainability at Eastman Chemical Company talks chemical recycling

As fights over chemical recycling spread, we sat down to talk about one of the largest such facilities.

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