Fifth Ward, Kashmere Gardens, Denver Harbor, Trinity Gardens We have new and important updates about our efforts surrounding the Creosote Cancer Cluster in 5th Ward that you need to know. Watch our Founder, Jackie, in the video to hear the latest news and discussions. Please stay tuned for future community meetings!
September 15, 2020 This week we started our community meetings, starting with our neighbors near the San Jacinto River. This is our longest standing program at THEA, and in 2020 we’ve grown our team to grow our impact. Please watch, and consider sharing with your friends and family members who take pride in Texas land and … Read More
In this month’s town hall we report to you about all of our communities, please read on to find the time slot and topic that has the information you’re looking for. 2:48 Community Meetings Starting This September 5:55 Greater 5th Ward Update 10:28 Jones Road Update | Letter to EPA: https://bit.ly/2EFXzRN 19:50 San Jacinto River … Read More
This month’s Town Hall includes important updates about the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site, the Jones Road Groundwater Plume Superfund Site and information regarding public health reporting and the creosote contamination in Houston’s Greater Fifth Ward. Watch the town hall video to hear these important updates.
Thank you for staying engaged with THEA, we work hard everyday to keep you informed about Superfund Sites within our region. This month’s Town Hall includes important updates about the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site, the Jones Road Groundwater Plume Superfund Site and information regarding public health reporting and the creosote contamination in … Read More
On June 24th our founder, Jackie Young-Medcalf was joined by environmentalist Lois Gibbs and Stephen Lester, alongside community activist, Charlie Powell for a virtual town hall to inform the public and the press of their assessment of the 5th Ward Cancer Cluster, you can download our fact sheet here. Environmental contamination in Houston’s Fifth Ward … Read More
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is using two helicopters to conduct aerial surveys of petrochemical and other industrial facilities in Houston, Galveston, and Brazoria.
We’ve got hurricane season, EPA updates, and new community members in our June town hall with THEA’s CEO, Jackie Medcalf.
Are you wondering what that black plume of smoke was over the weekend? We’ve go that and more in this month’s town hall video.
This month THEA celebrates 5 years of work dedicated to protecting public health. With us collectively experiencing the CoronaVirus, it has reminded us that our work protecting illness in mass because of contamination is more important than ever. I’ve recorded this month’s town hall, and will most likely record next month’s as well, but me, … Read More