THEA held a Press Conference to Solicit Corporate Accommodation of the EPA’s Request to Include Local Stakeholders in the Waste Pits remedial design process. Houston, TX – October 12, 2020 – As part of the continued effort to remediate the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site, we are requesting that the responsible parties include … Read More
Cleaning up the San Jacinto River toxic waste pits in Harris County, Texas, may now take three times as long as previously estimated, according to initial design documents, reports Houston Public Media.
Cleaning up the San Jacinto River toxic waste pits may now take three times as long as previously estimated, according to initial design documents.
The storm emerges over the eastern Atlantic in late August, first as a slow-moving tropical system that remains largely unnoticed in faraway Texas. It gains power as it drifts westward into warmer Caribbean waters, lashing island coastlines and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. By the time the storm enters the Gulf of … Read More
A CALL TO INTEGRITY: Restoring Character to the San Jacinto River Waste Pits’ Remediation THEA is Holding a Press Conference to Solicit Stronger EPA Support and Corporate Accountability for the Waste Pits remediation. Houston, TX – August 6, 2020 – As part of the ongoing fight to remediate the San Jacinto River Waste Pits we are calling … 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.
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.
Rising seas and more intense flooding caused by climate change could put nearly 80 percent of the Superfund sites in the Houston area at greater risk of releasing toxic pollutants into waterways and nearby communities, data from a congressional watchdog agency show. A report by the Government Accountability Office found that more frequent or intense … 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