Crystal Gammon

Pollution, Poverty, and People of Color: Asthma and the Inner City

East St. Louis children struggle with life-threatening disease

EAST ST LOUIS, Ill. – On a clear spring day, the 4-year-olds laughed as they ran out on the playground at the start of morning recess at Uni-Pres Kindercottage.

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Noted ecologist John Harte offers a fresh take on the dire topic of climate change.

PCB pollution

Most of the world agreed on safe PCB waste disposal. It’s not going great—especially in the US.

Just 13% of countries in the Stockholm Convention have disposed of the toxics according to global environmental standards.

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Peter Dykstra: Low crimes and misdemeanors

Multiple ethical violations used to mean bipartisan disdain. Now you get sent to Congress.

PFAS Testing

Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

environmental justice

LISTEN: Brenda Trejo Rosas on the social dimensions of health

“We should always be learning and changing.”