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
Experts continue to work on a design to clean up the San Jacinto Waste Pits in hopes of beginning actual remediation in less than two years, federal officials said Monday. The EPA announced plans two years ago to remove about 212,000 cubic yards of material containing the dangerous compounds from the waste pits. And in … Read More
https://bit.ly/2TzKNp7 The Environmental Protection Agency is warning people to not consume fish or crab from the water as the Houston Ship Channel remains partially closed. A local nonprofit that started to test the water in the Houston Ship Channel on its own out of concern the public wasn’t being told what was in the water fast … Read More
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