Environmental Justice Clinic: Media Coverage

Clinic students advocating in Dunbar(Pictured: Environmental Justice Clinic Fellow, Abigail Fleming, addressing residents from the Dunbar Community)

EJC In the News

Removal begins Thursday for Dunbar's toxic sludge –The News-Press
Fifty-six years later, Fort Myers prepares to remove toxic sludge –The News-Press
Fort Myers files motion to dismiss claims of toxic sludge neighbors​​​​ ​​​The News-Press
Environmental Racism Research, Activism Wins Student 2018 MCCJ Silver Medallion
Friends of Everglades - Marjorie Stoneman Douglas' Organization – Bestowed Hoeveler Award
Dunbar property owners sue City of Fort Myers to clean up toxic sludge dump –The News-Press
Fort Myers mayor wants toxic city dump cleaned up as lawsuit looms –The News-Press
Test results from sludge site raise eyebrows, prompt more testing –The News-Press
A legend on Miami’s federal bench, Judge William Hoeveler dies at 95 – Miami Herald
Toxic sludge addressed at Dunbar town hall – NBC2
Homeowner: Re-fi denied due to city sludge site – The News-Press
Miami Sued for Dumping Cancer-Causing Toxic Ash on Segregated Neighborhood – Miami New Times
Environmental Justice Intern Nico Sedivy, '17 Center for Ethics and Public Service – BrownConnect Blogpost
Commissioner Sarnoff: Toxic Soil at Merrie Christmas Park Will Be Removed Soon – Miami New Times
Community group hopes to buy controversial Coconut Grove trolley garage – Miami Herald
Miami may change course on clean-up of toxic park – Miami Herald
City Quietly Labels Toxic Parks “Brownfield Sites,” Limiting Neighborhood Input In Cleanup – Miami New Times
Miami finds millions to clean, reopen contaminated sites - Miami Herald
Miami has a $10 million plan to reopen toxic parks – Miami Herald
Parts of Colonial Drive Park Closed Due to Toxic Soil – CBS Miami
Toxic soil forces closure of fields – Miami Herald
City inaction on polluted soil angers residents – Miami Herald
Contaminated soil found in Blanche Park – Miami Herald
Workers drill down for tainted soil samples in Coconut Grove park – Miami Herald

 

For Information

Please contact environmentaljusticeclinic@law.miami.edu

ADMINISTRATION & FACULTY

Natalie Barefoot
Director, Environmental Justice Clinic
Lecturer in Law
Faculty Scholar, Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy

n.barefoot@law.miami.edu; 305-284-3198

Daniela Tagtachian
Lecturer/Mysun Foundation Fellow
Environmental Justice Clinic

dtagtachian@law.miami.edu; 305-284-2071

Lauren Madigan
Sr. Program Manager

lmadigan@law.miami.edu; 305-284-9185

Ebonie Carter
Administrative Assistant
ecarter1@law.miami.edu; 305-284-3934

Edith Georgi
Senior Fellow
Historic Black Church Program
egeorgi@law.miami.edu; 305-773-8278

ADMINISTRATION & FACULTY

Natalie Barefoot
Director, Environmental Justice Clinic
Lecturer in Law
Faculty Scholar, Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy

n.barefoot@law.miami.edu; 305-284-3198

Daniela Tagtachian
Lecturer/Mysun Foundation Fellow
Environmental Justice Clinic

dtagtachian@law.miami.edu; 305-284-2071

Lauren Madigan
Sr. Program Manager

lmadigan@law.miami.edu; 305-284-9185

Ebonie Carter
Administrative Assistant
ecarter1@law.miami.edu; 305-284-3934

Edith Georgi
Senior Fellow
Historic Black Church Program
egeorgi@law.miami.edu; 305-773-8278