As the agency rolls out a $500 million clean up program, it must navigate skepticism from environmental experts and the public.
The new ruling, a key environmental protection, will impact 30% of oil wells in the state.
Even Texas and Wyoming do a better job protecting communities from oil and gas drilling.
After the water stopped flowing, a grassroots effort in Jackson is organizing the Black community for future climate and political crises.
A book written by the “Erin Brockovich of sewage” is a call to find common ground for clean water and other environmental justice causes.
“Those of us who’ve been working on environmental justice and climate justice,” says Mustafa Ali, “understand we’re talking about housing, transportation, the environment, public health and jobs.”