Environmental Justice Clinic: News


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


EJC In the News

Federal judge dismisses suit against City of Fort Myers for dumping toxic sludge –The News-Press

Judge dismisses lawsuit over damages from toxic Fort Myers sludge site – NBC2

Dunbar sludge lawsuit against City of Fort Myers tossed out by federal judge–Wink 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


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