From New York’s South Bronx to Seattle’s South Park, urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter talks about environmental justice, sustainability, and revitalizing our communities.
Posts Tagged ‘Duwamish River’
Some Duwamish Valley residents are sicker and die younger than their neighbors just a scant 10 miles away, a new EPA-funded study has found.
Duwamish Valley residents face health threats, study shows as EPA chooses Superfund cleanup plan
A new study claims that people living in the Duwamish Valley are exposed to more pollution and live shorter lives than residents in other parts of Seattle.
Its been said that you can tell more about someone’s health by looking at their zip code than their genetic code. People who live in neighborhoods along the Lower Duwamish River – zip code 98108 – don’t live as long as other residents of King County. On average, they die eight years earlier.
Letter to the Editor: The decision facing us on Seattle’s Duwamish River has the potential to be transformational. Now that the cleanup is beginning, will we choose an approach that benefits just some, or all of the river’s communities?