Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in East Village Magazine By Michael Mascarenhas On Sept. 8, the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition hosted the 3rd Environmental Justice Statewide Summit at Flint’s New McCree Theatre. The event brought together close to 200 activists, environmental practitioners, citizens, and scholars to talk about what it means for all living beings […]
To Whom It May Concern: On May 10, 2018, Flint residents sent a letter to a variety of scientific and engineering organizations requesting that “academics, professionals, and Environmental Justice leaders” conduct an investigation into the actions of Professor Marc Edwards of Virginia Tech relating to his work in Flint.  At last […]
From The New York Times “Scientist at Work – Notes from the Field”
We will be surveying three of the 17 sectors (Burega, Cyinzuzi and Ntarabana) in the District of Rulindo, in the Northern Province of Rwanda. The area of each sector is approximately four to eight square miles. The Ntarabana sector is further divided into three cells: Kiyanza, Kajevuba and Mahaza. My team will be conducting baseline assessments in the eight umudugudus (villages) that are located in Kiyanza.
As can be imagined,