David J.X. González

Op-Ed: Oro negro y líneas coloradas

Op-Ed: Oro negro y líneas coloradas

Cómo las prácticas históricas de delineación racista están vinculadas a una mayor exposición a los pozos petroleros.

El mes pasado, la Administración Biden anunció que reanudaría el arrendamiento de tierras públicas para la extracción de petróleo y gas.

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environmental justice

Op-Ed: Black gold and the color line

Last month the Biden Administration announced that it would resume selling leases for new oil and gas drilling on public lands.

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Op-Ed: The medical community is missing a major piece of the obesity puzzle

Health care practitioners and regulators need to address the chemicals in everyday products that are in part spurring the obesity crisis.

environmental justice

LISTEN: Black histories and visions of urban planning

We need to center "lived experience and desire in a way that our existing frameworks don't allow for."

ski wax PFAS

Workers exposed to PFAS in a variety of industries

From construction to skiing, PFAS are an important, but understudied, source of on-the-job chemical exposure.

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Peter Dykstra: The steal of the last century and a half

The General Mining Law of 1872 turned 150 this month. It hasn’t changed a bit.

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.

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

A Q&A with Black and Latina researchers about health equity research and career advice for early career scientists.

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