The Elusive Quest for Environmental Justice at Hunters Point

Racist housing policies led many African Americans to settle in the Bayview-Hunters Point area in the years following the war, and the area still has the city’s largest African American population. Twenty-seven percent of the neighborhood’s 35,000-plus residents currently live within a quarter mile of contamination risk, according to aContinue Reading

​​Citing health, environment, hunters shun lead ammunition

At the Jackson Hole Gun Club’s shooting range, Chris Smith paused after his shooting session to explain why he stopped hunting with traditional lead bullets that spread toxins in the environment and wildlife. “I use copper to kill with,” said Smith, a shooter with 25 years of hunting under hisContinue Reading