Thank you to all who tuned in to our Greater 5th Ward Community Meeting Tuesday! We were honored to be able to speak to you all about THEA’s work and some of the things we’ve learned about public health and the environment in the 5th Ward area. We covered so much in this meeting! If … Read More
The work THEA does today protects up to 7 generations – that’s your grandchildren’s, grandchildren! This December we are collecting letters from our children, giving them the chance to let the EPA know how important safe, clean land and water is to them. Help us give the youngest members of the community a voice by … Read More
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.