The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry unanimously granted tax credits totaling millions of dollars for two huge industrial projects in Plaquemines and Caldwell parishes.
A conversation with Robert Bullard, ‘father of environmental justice’
Those who are most affected by climate change must have a say in plans to respond to the problem, Bullard says.
The Bullard Center Honors EJ Leaders this Black History Month
Black men and women have been trailblazing the Environmental Justice movement for decades. This year, we're shining a light on their accomplishments.
Justice 40 Screening Tool Training Held at Texas Southern University's Bullard Center
Community members got a first glimpse at a new tool that breaks down disparities in communities across the country.
Dates announced for the 2023 HBCU Climate Change Conference
Mark your calendar! Our conference returns this fall.
Six Environmental Justice Policy Fights to Watch in 2023
These are the issues competing for priority this year as $60 billion earmarked in the Inflation Reduction Act for environmental justice efforts begins to flow into U.S. communities.
ACTS Celebrates 10 Year of Cutting-Edge Environmental Justice Work
The organization shows what community led change really can look like when everyone comes together.
Dr. Robert D. Bullard Keynote Speaker at 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast
We are honored to have our keynote delivered by Dr. Robert D. Bullard, a distinguished professor and award-winning author known as “The Father of Environmental Justice”.
Al Gore tours Houston's toxic sites with environmental activists
Gore has known Bullard, who sits on the nonprofit's board, for decades. Gore said that when he and John Lewis introduced the first environmental justice legislation in Congress, Bullard, who is known here as the father of environmental justice, was the lead witness.
Watch: A conversation on sustainability efforts in Houston
If you didn't know, Axios has now stepped into the Huston chatroom as it launched its Axios Local: Houston newsletter on Tuesday, September 20th. Dr. Robert Bullard joined the celebration speaking on Houston's sustainability and environmental push and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the city.
At 75, the Father of Environmental Justice Meets the Moment
The White House has pledged $60 billion to a cause Robert Bullard has championed since the late seventies. He wants guarantees that the money will end up in the right hands.
How Jackson's Water Crisis is a Sign of Racial Inequities
Residents in Jackson, Mississippi have gone without safe drinking water for weeks after flooding and a failure at the city’s largest water treatment plant. While water pressure has been restored, videos show dirty water is still coming through faucets. Amna Nawaz spoke with Dr. Robert Bullard of Texas Southern University about other majority Black and brown cities that face similar ongoing issues.
TSU’s “Father of Environmental Justice” selected to join American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Robert D. Bullard has been selected for membership to the prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences.