environmental justice

Environmental JustICE Cream Social: Internships

By Cassandra on February 6, 2019 in

  This ice cream social/internship fair will be a chance for students seeking opportunities for engagement in St. Louis to mingle with environmental-justice focused community organizations. Organizations will have the opportunity to deliver a pitch to students outlining their work, and open ...

Atomic Homefront Screening with Green Action

By Jacob on November 21, 2018 in

Come see a free screening of the film Atomic Homefront!  This recently released HBO film chronicles the story of the West Lake Landfill, a radioactive Superfund site in Bridgeton, Missouri, only fifteen minutes from campus.  The showing will take place in Rebstock 215 at 6:30 on Thursday, Novembe...

Final Decision Reached by EPA on West Lake Landfill

By Jacob on November 8, 2018 in Community, Environmental Justice

After years of back-and-forth between community members, grassroots organizations and government agencies, the Environmental Protection Agency has come to a final decision on their path forward for the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site. Located in Bridgeton, Missouri, only a 20-minute drive from ...

Environmental JustICE Cream Social

By Cassandra on September 20, 2018 in

Students are invited to this ice cream social for an opportunity to meet others interested in environmental justice, learn more about local issues (including the West Lake Landfill and the Veolia Hazardous Waste Plant), and have some lively conversations with fellow students. Seeds of collaborati...

Alumni Series: Melinda Kramer [Part 2] – The Women’s Earth Alliance, Impacts and Future

Melinda Kramer graduated from WashU in 2003 with a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies. In addition to working with various NGO’s, such as CARE International, Pacific Environment, and the Natural Capital Institute, Melinda is best known for her founding of The Women’s Earth Al...