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Removing a vault can cost up to $150,000.
New York City’s peaker plants are conspicuous emblems of a carbon-intensive energy economy — and its disastrous consequences.
How do you respond to remediation when it falls short, again and again? For New Jersey's Ramapough Lunaape, mending the impacts of pollution on ancestral land means restoring health and indigenous culture on new ground.
Toxic industrial legacies — and their hazards — extend far beyond high-profile parcels. Measures to remediate them need to treat a broader urban landscape, too.
In environmental justice communities, knowledge about air pollution hotspots comes from the ground up. Shouldn't remedies start there too?
The urban landscape is formed by uneven practices of denial and redemption, while stuff stays with us. What are we doing when we are cleaning up?
Blue rectangles say someone is home.