Greater Fifth Ward Community Meeting

February 4, 2021By AdminAnnouncements, News, Town Hall

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

Dear EPA: A letter from our children.

December 15, 2020By AdminAnnouncements, Educational Content, News

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

TIME TO WASTE: A Call for the Inclusion of Local Stakeholders in the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Remedial Design Process 

October 13, 2020By AdminNews, Press

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

Press Conference

August 6, 2020By AdminNews

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

5th Ward Town Hall

June 24, 2020By AdminAnnouncements, News, Press, Uncategorized

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

May Town Hall

May 5, 2020By AdminAnnouncements, News

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.