Mount Doom

My latest feature hit streets today: a hard look at the Arco Recycling facility in East Cleveland, the site of what some are calling “another Flint.”

One thing that can’t be ignored in all of this: Decades of poverty and segregation across the U.S. (the sort of thing that our president salivates over) have produced pockets of dilapidated neighborhoods, predominantly black or Latino neighborhoods in Cleveland’s case, where someone can open up a poisonous dump with the sole intent to profit off housing demolitions — and no one in power asks a single question for years.

More on that here, from the New York Times.

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