Environmental Disasters

Camp Lejeune

After decades of misinformation and deflection, the United States’ government is finally being forced to take responsibility for the water contamination at Camp Lejeune; victims of this terrible tragedy now have the opportunity to fight for justice they deserve. 

Agricultural Pollution

Even after decades, dioxin continues to persist in the reservation’s water, air, and livestock, leading to devastating consequences for the community. People living on the reservation recount stories of entire families falling ill and dying of rare diseases. The reservation, which once had cancer rates lower than the state average, saw frightening spikes in the cancer rate after the dioxin herbicide had been sprayed.

Air Pollution

Historically, the danger of corporate air pollution has been underestimated in order to protect multi-billion-dollar industries. Even government agencies are guilty of prioritizing profit over the welfare of people. However, the current research is uncovering the terrible effects of air pollution, linking it to various serious health conditions.

Oil & Gas Pipelines

Government regulators and authorities turn a blind eye to the practices of oil companies, and when tribal communities speak out, no one in power seems to listen. The EPA regulates corporate pollution on tribal land and often puts corporate profits over the lives of Native Americans.