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Photo Essay: Playgrounds and Pollution

by admin | April 4, 2018

ExxonMobil’s Baytown Complex, as seen from a playground directly across the street.   Alison’s Toxic Tour of Houston and its horrifying array of polluting facilities near homes and schools. Here’s what that means for you.   Toxic Tour: Why Houston? Last week in Houston, Texas I was fortunate enough go on an alarming but thoroughly enlightening […]


Oil and gas, Press Release

Global Environmental Activists Ask UN to Support Worldwide Fracking Ban

by Matt Franklin | March 5, 2020

Group represents frontline communities from Europe, Mexico and Pennsylvania, along with researchers and international climate campaigners New York, NY — A group of environmental activists, public health professionals and campaigners who are fighting fracking, climate change, petrochemicals and plastic pollution met with the United Nations to discuss the harms and threats of gas drilling and […]


Steering Committees

Nicky Davies

by admin | January 12, 2020

Program Director, Plastic Solutions Fund

Nicky Davies is currently the Program Director of the Plastic Solutions Fund, an international group of funders who have joined forces to turn the tide on plastic pollution in the air, land, rivers and oceans. Nicky is the former Project Coordinator for the Plastics Movement Alignment Project (2016-2017) which helped establish #breakfreefromplastic. She was previously […]


News, Press Release

Australian waste export ban signals green light for dangerous waste incineration industry

by admin | August 17, 2019

Media release 12th August 2019 The Prime Minister’s announcement and COAG support for a ban on waste exports should be cautiously welcomed and is long overdue following the embarrassing revelations of Australian illegal waste dumping in South East Asia. However, it seems certain that the announcement is designed to distract from a major government push […]




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