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What's an Environmental Insult?

Liberty Hill's Kitchen Table: Manuel Pastor and Mark! Lopez

Manuel Pastor, USC professor and pioneer environmental justice researcher-advocate sits down in Maywood Riverfront Park to talk with mark! Lopez, executive director of East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice about the generations of environmental insults endured by communities of color in Southeast Los Angeles. Manuel (a Liberty Hill author, advisor and honoree) reflects with mark! (a third-generation environmental activist) on the home truths of such multi-decade struggles as stopping poisonous lead emissions by battery recycler Exide that has affected tens of thousands children.