EPA Environmental Justice Screening

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Photography by Vicky Pink - Hosted by the Coalition of Community Organizations and the Healthy Port Communities Coalition, the EPA Environmental Screening helped to answer the many questions families had concerning their health, housing, and economic stability. Matthew Tejada, Director, US EPA Office of Environmental Justice, Dr. Robert Bullard (Father of Environmental Justice), Texas Southern University, Dr. Bakeyah Nelson, Executive Director, Air Alliance Houston, and Juan Parras, Director, Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services were those on the panel fielding the questions from community members about environmental risk factors, air pollutants, toxins, and ground and water contamination. Rev. James Caldwell is the director of Coalition of Community Organizations.